Mexico issues arrest warrants for ex-Pemex boss, relatives

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's attorney general's office says that new arrest warrants have been issued for the former head of the state oil company and several of his relatives. Prosec...

Central America's long silence on migration might not last

TECUN UMAN, Guatemala (AP) — From the steps of his church in this Guatemalan border town, the Rev. Fernando Cuevas has watched the flow of migrants evolve from massive caravans that filled the nearby ...

Migrant woman killed in fall from train in Mexico

TACOTALPA, Mexico (AP) — An engineer shouted for the young migrant woman to hurry up and climb aboard the freight train or she'd be left behind. In her bright red tennis shoes, she quickened her pace ...

Illegal crossings a part of life at Mexico's southern border

FRONTERA HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — It was still dark when the first Guatemalan farm worker walked ashore in Mexico early Thursday, just the bottoms of his shorts damp from the shallow ford of the Suchiat...

Central American migrants say deal doesn't dash asylum hopes

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — At the small migrant Juventud 2000 shelter near the border, a Honduran expressed disappointment Sunday over the agreement between Mexico and the United States to more aggressive...

Mexico-US tariff deal: Questions, concerns for migration

MEXICO CITY (AP) — As Washington and Mexico City both took victory laps over a deal that headed off threatened tariffs on Mexican imports, it remained to be seen how effective it may be and migration ...

Mexico's tequila exporters warily eye US tariffs deadline

EL ARENAL, Mexico (AP) — After decades of building a domestic market for Tequila Cascahuín, Salvador Rosales readied the family business for a plunge into the U.S. export market this year. He made sur...

Mexico worries as US keeps making asylum seekers wait there

MEXICO CITY (AP) — People in overextended Mexican border cities are voicing concern over the continuation of a U.S. policy that makes Central American migrants seeking asylum in the United States wait...

Mayan Train's fast track raising concerns in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Maps, renderings and charts paper the walls of a government conference room. They lay out in detail the plans for a rail line that could be Mexico's biggest infrastructure project i...

Locals find monarch colony in Mexico after yearslong search

AMANALCO DE BECERRA, Mexico (AP) — For years, park rangers and conservationists working around Mexico's Nevado de Toluca volcano chased rumors of a monarch butterfly colony that wintered high in a for...

Honduran lawmaker faces defamation trial after naming names

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Days before Honduras' elections in 2017, a former high-ranking official in the national police, Maria Luisa Borjas, held a news conference at which she read from governmen...

Top journo who fled Nicaragua says nation's press threatened

MEXICO CITY (AP) — One of Nicaragua's most prominent journalists says President Daniel Ortega is working to close any spaces of freedom in the Central American country. Carlos Fernan...

Mothers of April: Relatives of the slain unite in Nicaragua

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The two mothers walked shoulder-to-shoulder ahead of a casket in the northern Nicaraguan city of Esteli, wailing in shared grief at the killings of their sons during a wave of anti-...

Nicaragua's Ortega pushes ahead with crackdowns on dissent

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — In barely a week's time, Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega has cemented the authoritarian reputation of his government by shuttering the offices some of the few remaining re...

Working while they wait, migrants seek jobs at US border

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Before dawn each morning, migrants slip away from a Tijuana shelter within sight of the U.S. border to head to jobs across this sprawling city. Moving solo or in pairs, they are...