Stories tagged: mexico
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 17, 2020
Mexico’s president vowed Thursday to repay the country’s water debt to the United States, even if it means asking farmers in Mexican states along the U.S. border to pitch in.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 16, 2020
Many people have been profiteering from the coronavirus pandemic in Mexico; prices for oxygen cylinders, medicinal alcohol and face masks all have skyrocketed. But perhaps the cruelest are the so-called …
UPDATED: Mon., July 27, 2020
A downgraded Hanna continued weakening on Monday but its remnants still threatened to bring rainfall and flash flooding to waterlogged parts of South Texas and Northern Mexico that have been …
UPDATED: Mon., July 27, 2020
Efforts to sell Mexico’s presidential jet appear to be going well, but a simultaneous effort to sell lottery tickets depicting the plane is struggling.
UPDATED: Fri., July 24, 2020
A federal judge in Idaho has held a pair of outdoor court proceedings to safely swear in new U.S. citizens from more than a dozen countries who otherwise would have …
UPDATED: Wed., July 22, 2020
Stone tools found in a Mexican cave suggest that people were living in North America as early as about 26,500 years ago, much earlier than most scientists accept, a new …
UPDATED: Thu., July 16, 2020
The U.S., Canada and Mexico have agreed to keep their shared borders closed to non-essential traffic until at least late August because of COVID-19.
UPDATED: Mon., June 29, 2020
The Supreme Court is leaving in place a decision that rejected environmental groups’ challenge to sections of wall the Trump administration is building along the U.S. border with Mexico.
UPDATED: Fri., June 26, 2020
Heavily armed gunmen attacked and wounded Mexico City’s police chief in a brazen operation that left three people dead, Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum said Friday.
UPDATED: Tue., June 23, 2020
A powerful earthquake centered near the southern Mexico resort of Huatulco killed at least one person, swayed buildings in Mexico City and sent thousands fleeing into the streets.
UPDATED: Wed., June 3, 2020
The body of a missing Mexican congresswoman from the western state of Colima has been found in a hidden grave more than a month after armed men abducted her, President …
Tue., June 2, 2020
When Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador won Mexico’s presidency after years of agitating for change, many expected a transformative leader who would take the country to the left even as much …
UPDATED: Sun., May 31, 2020
Life has been kind of cinematic since the pandemic has altered our existence. It’s been akin to an episode of “The Twilight Zone.” When we walk out the door, it …
UPDATED: Sat., May 23, 2020
Citing a threat of the coronavirus from Mexico, the Trump administration has banned hundreds of thousands of people from crossing the southern border with emergency measures that prohibit nonessential traffic …
UPDATED: Fri., May 22, 2020
Archaeologists have found the bones of about 60 mammoths at an airport under construction just north of Mexico City, near human-built ‘traps’ where more than a dozen mammoths were found …
Mon., May 18, 2020
Local governments across Mexico pushed back Monday against President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s call to reopen the economy in some 300 townships that do not have active cases of coronavirus, …
UPDATED: Fri., May 15, 2020
As Mexico moves toward a gradual reactivation of its economy Monday, the number of new coronavirus infections grows higher every day, raising fears of a new wave of infections that …
UPDATED: Wed., May 13, 2020
President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has pledged to begin reopening Mexico starting Monday, even as the country saw its largest one-day jump in coronavirus cases, hospitals are reeling, and testing …
UPDATED: Thu., April 16, 2020
Perhaps one of the most heated debates in Mexico during the pandemic – after disagreements about personal protective equipment and testing – is the burning issue of whether beer should …
Thu., April 16, 2020
Mexico will begin to restrict movement between places most affected by the COVID-19 virus – mostly large cities – and places with few infections, the president said Thursday.
UPDATED: Thu., April 9, 2020
U.S. authorities say they’ve sent nearly 10,000 Mexican and Central American border crossers back to Mexico under new rules designed to combat the spread of the coronavirus.
Wed., April 8, 2020
The Mexican government said Wednesday that at least 108 Mexicans have died of complications related to COVID-19 in the United States, more than half of those in New York.
UPDATED: Tue., April 7, 2020
A raucous beach party thrown by several children of Venezuela’s ruling elite has led to a cluster of coronavirus cases
UPDATED: Mon., April 6, 2020
For years, Catholic-led, U-S.-based nonprofits have been at the forefront of efforts to support migrants and asylum seekers along the Mexican border. Tough new border policies, coupled with the COVID-19 …
Sun., April 5, 2020
Mexico’s president says there will be no huge economic stimulus program as the country faces the threat of coronavirus-induced crisis almost certainly unlike any it has seen in the past …
UPDATED: Thu., April 2, 2020
Major construction projects moving forward along the U.S. borders with Canada and Mexico are raising fears that the coronavirus could race through temporary camps and workers could spread it to …
UPDATED: Mon., March 30, 2020
From Mexico City to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and Santiago, Chile, the coronavirus is taking root in the world’s most unequal region, where many of Latin America’s first cases arrived with members …
UPDATED: Mon., March 23, 2020
A 42-year-old Mexican man died in a South Texas hospital while being held pending his deportation, immigration authorities said Monday.
Fri., March 20, 2020
Mexico and the U.S. are restricting travel over their busy shared border as they try to control the spread of the coronavirus pandemic
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 28, 2020
Mexico’s assistant health secretary announced Friday that the country now has two confirmed cases of the new coronavirus.