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...

Death toll reaches 73 in Mexico fuel pipeline fire horror

TLAHUELILPAN, Mexico (AP) — They were warned to stay away from the geyser of gasoline gushing from the illegally tapped pipeline in central Mexico, but Gerardo Perez says he and his son joined others ...

Horrifying fireball at ruptured Mexico oil pipeline kills 21

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A massive fireball that engulfed people scooping up spilling fuel from a pipeline ruptured by thieves in central Mexico killed 21 people and badly burned 71 others in what was a chr...

Death toll in Mexico border shootings rises to 24

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities say the death toll in a drug cartel shootout in the northern border state of Tamaulipas has risen to 24 with the discovery of the bodies of three more men. ...

Mexico appears willing but unready to hold US refugees

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Mexico's willingness to accept U.S. asylum seekers while their applications are processed appears to be yet another sign of the blooming honeymoon between leftist President Andr...

Report: Mexican cartel denies US consulate attack

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Local media in western Mexico are reporting that a drug cartel has hung up banners denying involvement in a Nov. 30 grenade attack on the U.S. consulate in Guadalajara. ...

Leftist leader takes reins in Mexico vowing to help poor

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Leftist politician Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador assumed Mexico's presidency with a promise — to profoundly transform Latin America's second-biggest economy and to lead a government f...

New leftist president promises transformation of Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's incoming president, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, is folksy, plain-spoken, and spontaneous — perhaps too much so for financial markets, which have been roiled in advance of ...

US and Mexico face stark choices as new president takes over

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Migrants, trade, crime, the border wall: The challenges to the modern U.S.-Mexico relationship have perhaps never been as stark and divisive as they are now, at a critical juncture ...

Tijuana arrests 34 Central America migrants on minor charges

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Officials in the Mexican border city of Tijuana said they have arrested 34 members of the caravan of Central American migrants for minor offenses and turned them over for deport...

Migrants in caravan shrug over US vote, eye change at home

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The migrants in a caravan used by President Donald Trump as a campaign issue were almost universally unaware of the results of the U.S. midterm elections. The Cent...

Migrant caravan plans to push on toward Mexico's capital

CORDOBA, Mexico (AP) — A big group of Central Americans has agreed to push toward Mexico City from a coastal state Monday, planning to exit a part of the country that has long been treacherous for mig...

Investigators find 19 bodies in pits in western Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Prosecutors in western Mexico say they have found the badly decomposed remains of 16 men and three women in clandestine burial pits. An official of the Jalisco sta...

In migrant caravan, a Nicaraguan family flees persecution

HUIXTLA, Mexico (AP) — Amid thousands of mostly Honduran migrants hoping to make it to the United States, the Velasquez Gonzalez family from Nicaragua is something of an outlier. Whi...