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Two prominent migrant rights defenders freed in Mexico

14 Jun 2019

MEXICO CITY A Mexican judge has freed two migrant rights activists who organised caravans, said a member of their legal team and a rights group on Wednesday, a week after their arrest which their supporters said was meant to appease the Trump administration.

Rights group says Mexico puts activists on trial to win over Trump

11 Jun 2019

TAPACHULA, Mexico Mexico will try two veteran organizers of migrant caravans on Tuesday in a move that rights activists said was aimed at appeasing the Trump administration after an agreement last week that averted new U.S. tariffs on its southern neighbour.

Rights group says Mexico puts activists on trial to win over Trump

11 Jun 2019

TAPACHULA, Mexico Mexico will try two veteran organizers of migrant caravans on Tuesday in a move that rights activists said was aimed at appeasing the Trump administration after an agreement last week that averted new U.S. tariffs on its southern neighbor.

It's business as usual at Mexico's southern border despite Trump deal

09 Jun 2019

TAPACHULA, Mexico On Saturday, at the busiest crossing point along Mexico's porous southern border with Guatemala, evidence of Mexico's promised crackdown on waves of new arrivals trying to reach the United States was nowhere to be seen.

Mexico meets migrants at southern border with armed forces

06 Jun 2019

MEXICO CITY Mexican soldiers, armed police and migration officials blocked hundreds of migrants after they crossed the border from Guatemala in a caravan into southern Mexico on Wednesday, and detained dozens of them, a witness from a migrant aid group and an official said. | Video

Mexico's refugee agency turns to U.N. amid asylum surge, funding cuts

23 May 2019

MEXICO CITY Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico's tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help opening three new offices across the country starting next month, its director said on Tuesday.

Migrant camps overflow as Mexico cracks down after Trump threats

18 Apr 2019

MAPASTEPEC, Mexico Amid pressure from Washington, Mexico is back-pedalling on promises of better treatment for Central American migrants, leaving hundreds stranded in unsanitary camps near its southern border and allegations of irregular detentions. | Video

Migrant camps overflow as Mexico cracks down after Trump threats

18 Apr 2019

MAPASTEPEC, Mexico Amid pressure from Washington, Mexico is backpedaling on promises of better treatment for Central American migrants, leaving hundreds stranded in unsanitary camps near its southern border and allegations of irregular detentions. | Video

Whoops and sighs in Mexico's Roma district for Cuaron's Oscars

25 Feb 2019

MEXICO CITY Cheers echoed through Mexico City's Roma district when the eponymous film by Alfonso Cuaron won three Oscars on Sunday, but revelers let out a disappointed sigh when best actress didn't go to the indigenous star of the ode to 1970s life in the capital. | Video

Whoops and sighs in Mexico's Roma district for Cuaron's Oscars

25 Feb 2019

MEXICO CITY Cheers echoed through Mexico City's Roma district when the eponymous film by Alfonso Cuaron won three Oscars on Sunday, but revellers let out a disappointed sigh when best actress didn't go to the indigenous star of the ode to 1970s life in the capital. | Video

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