Experts restore what might be oldest house in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The plain, one-story stone-linteled structure sat hidden in plain sight for hundreds of years behind generations of street vendors hawking goods from stands outside its thick old wa...

Mexico-US trade deal unlikely to boost low Mexican wages

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Many in the U.S. government, and even some in Mexico, say the new trade agreement between the two countries will help increase the extremely low wages in Mexico's auto industry. ...

Critics: $15.7 billion Mexico City airport hurts environment

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City has struggled for decades to restore the lake that once dominated the high mountain valley where it is located, but critics say a $15.7 billion project to build a new ai...

Mexican state confirms ICE detainee wanted for homicide

MEXICO CITY (AP) — An official of the Mexican state of Guanajuato confirms that a man detained by immigration agents in California is wanted on an arrest warrant for homicide in Mexico. ...

Mexico: Lopez Obrador expands plan for Yucatan tourist train

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's president-elect announced an even more ambitious proposal for a train on the Yucatan peninsula Monday that would link nearly all the region's main tourist draws and cost do...

Mexico's president-elect proposes Cancun-Palenque train

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's president-elect wants to bring tourism revenues to remote and forgotten stretches of Mexico, but some are scratching their heads at his main proposal: to build a $3.2 billi...

Mexicans want to throw out status quo in presidential vote

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexicans fed up with corruption and violence say their country is poised for a historic transformation in Sunday's presidential election, while others fear the vote will bring a fre...

In Mexico, rising 'mass crime' defies security forces

TENANTLA, Mexico (AP) — Whoever wins Sunday's presidential election will have to face not only Mexico's drug cartels, but a new kind of crime involving whole neighborhoods defying police and military ...

Mexico opium poppy growers see price drop, turn to marijuana

TENANTLA, Mexico (AP) — Opium poppy growers in southern Mexico who helped fuel the U.S. heroin epidemic say prices for their product have been driven so low — apparently by the use of synthetic opioid...

Living with a monster: Tourism at a Guatemala volcano

SAN FRANCISCO DE SALES, Guatemala (AP) — Tourists reached out to feel the heat from the still-smoldering lava, tossed sticks to see them burst into flames or watched a guide toast marshmallows on hot ...

Guatemala town destroyed by volcano thought it was safe

SAN MIGUEL LOS LOTES, Guatemala (AP) — Orlando Paez plans never to go back to his hamlet of San Miguel Los Lotes, where he narrowly escaped an onrushing river of superheated volcanic ash as his dying ...

At Guatemala volcano, families left on own to keep searching

SAN MIGUEL LOS LOTES, Guatemala (AP) — Estuardo Hernandez, a 19-year-old worker at a plant nursery in the nearby city of Antigua, is certain he knows where his parents are, and the knowledge is drivin...

For Mexican presidential hopeful 'AMLO,' 3rd time a charm?

MEXICO CITY (AP) — While financial markets fret about left-leaning candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, the man himself is calmly cruising toward what polls say is a likely victory in Mexico's July ...

Mexico faces prospect of failure in NAFTA talks

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The top trade representatives of the United States, Mexico and Canada have ended the latest round of talks on renegotiating the North American Free Trade without a deal, days before...

Group running asylum caravan fears spotlight comes at a cost

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — The group that organized a monthlong caravan of Central Americans seeking asylum in the United States wanted to draw attention to the plight of people fleeing violence. If headl...