Attorney for ex-presidents in Mexico ordered to stand trial

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A judge in Mexico has ordered a prominent attorney linked to ex-presidents to stand trial on charges of organized crime and money laundering. A federal official wh...

Mexican president gets little backlash for migrant crackdown

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican police, soldiers and National Guard are raiding hotels, buses and trains to round up migrants, creating scenes of weeping Central American mothers piled into police vans alo...

Toxic mix of gangs, vigilantes fuels rising Mexican violence

XALTIANGUIS, Mexico (AP) — What now passes for the law in Xaltianguis, a little town on the road to Acapulco, arrived with a car bomb and butchery. A heavily armed vigilante force to...

Mexico plans border 'unity' rally, nabs 2 migrant activists

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's president said Thursday he will hold a "unity" rally on the border in Tijuana two days before the U.S. is set to impose tariffs on all Mexican imports. Pr...

A look at what Mexico has done to limit the tide of migrants

MEXICO CITY (AP) — President Donald Trump says he's imposing tariffs on all goods from Mexico until the country stops the flow of undocumented migrants from Central America who cross its territory and...

Mexicans buy fake cellphones to hand over in muggings

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Armed robberies have gotten so common aboard buses in Mexico City that commuters have come up with a clever if disheartening solution: Many are buying fake cellphones, to hand over ...

Mexico's prized beaches threatened by smelly algae invasion

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tourists looking for sun and sand in Mexican resorts like Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Tulum have been disgusted by foul-smelling mounds of sargassum — a seaweed-like algae — piling...

Global migrants' journey stalls in southern Mexico

TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — Thousands fleeing conflict or poverty in Nigeria, Cameroon, Bangladesh, Haiti and Cuba have traveled across oceans, through the jungles and mountains of South America, up thro...

Mexico's crackdown forces migrants to more dangerous routes

ARRIAGA, Mexico (AP) — José Vallecillo has a good-paying job welding steel freight containers waiting for him in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey, at a factory where he's worked before and the o...

Mexico releases spy agency's files on current president

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico released a trove of files from the country's old domestic intelligence agency Tuesday, and they showed the agency was once so paranoid it even spied on members of the former ...

Gang takes 19 people from bus in northern Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Security officials in the northern Mexican state of Tamaulipas say an armed gang has hauled 19 people off a passenger bus. The gang allowed 22 other passengers to ...

Mexico's leftist president creates new style of government

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's first 100 days in office have combined a compulsive shedding of presidential trappings with a dizzying array of policy initiatives, a...

Mexico says only 22 vaquita porpoises remain

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Experts say only 22 vaquitas remain in the Gulf of California, the only place where the world's smallest and most endangered porpoise is found. Researcher Jorge Ur...

Sinaloa cartel marches on after El Chapo arrest, conviction

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Despite the arrest, extradition and now conviction of narco-lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, his Sinaloa cartel marches on — and the proof is in huge, multi-drug shipments detected o...

Mexican president unleashes labor unrest at border plants

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A mass strike at 48 "maquiladora," or manufacturer, plants in Mexico's border city of Matamoros is heading for victory, bringing pay raises for laborers who make less than $1 an hou...