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In Mexico, women take the front lines as vigilantes

EL TERRERO, Mexico (AP) — In the birthplace of Mexico’s vigilante “self-defense” movement, a new group has emerged entirely made up of women, who carry assault rifles and post roadblocks to fend off w...

Mexico clears general, publishes US evidence against him

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has accused the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration of fabricating drug trafficking charges against the country's former defense secre...

Mexico publishes US evidence on ex-defense secretary

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico on Friday published 751 pages of evidence it received from the United States against Mexico’s former Defense Secretary, Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda, whom U.S. prosecutors...

Mexico president accuses DEA of fabricating general's case

MEXICO CITY (AP) — One day after Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office announced it was dropping the drug trafficking case against its former defense secretary, Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrad...

Mexico clears ex-defense secretary of all US accusations

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican prosecutors on Thursday declared completely unfounded the U.S. case against a former defense secretary arrested on drug charges in the United States and then returned under ...

Mexican president mounts campaign against social media bans

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s president vowed Thursday to lead an international effort to combat what he considers censorship by social media companies that have blocked or suspended the accounts of U.S...

Honduran migrants head for Guatemala border as police wait

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (AP) — About 200 migrants began walking up a highway toward the border with Guatemala late Wednesday, two days before a migrant caravan was scheduled to depart San Pedro Sula....

Mexican president mulls ending independent watchdog agencies

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has long criticized independent regulatory, watchdog and transparency agencies, and on Monday he defended the idea of eliminating them ...

Mexico's congress approves law limiting foreign agents

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The lower house of Mexico’s congress overwhelmingly approved a controversial law Tuesday limiting foreign agents and lifting their immunity. The vote came four da...

Mexico president wants central bank to buy up dirty cash

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The party of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador raised a storm of criticism Thursday with legislation aimed at forcing Mexico's central bank to be buyer of last resort for all th...

Mexican president wants to restrict US agents in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has tossed another hot potato to U.S. President-elect Joe Biden with a proposal that would restrict U.S. agents in Mexico and remove t...

Mexico reaches 1 million virus cases, nears 100,000 deaths

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico on Saturday topped 1 million registered coronavirus cases and nearly 100,000 test-confirmed deaths, though officials agree the number is probably much higher. ...

Mexico, Brazil leaders silent as world congratulates Biden

MEXICO CITY (AP) — There were two notable holdouts among the world leaders who rushed to congratulate Joe Biden on his victory in the U.S. elections: the leaders of Latin America’s two largest countri...

Coronavirus dims Mexico's bright Day of the Dead celebration

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s Day of the Dead celebration this weekend won’t be the same in a year so marked by death, in a country where more than 90,000 people have died of COVID-19. ...

Low expections in Mexico as US election approaches

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A week before U.S. elections, expectations and attention are unusually low in a foreign country that may have more at stake than any other. Many Mexicans would be glad to see a more...