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Mexico issues warrant for ex-security chief accused of aiding cartel

12:14am IST

MEXICO CITY Mexico has issued an arrest warrant for a former security minister wanted on corruption charges and may request his extradition from the United States where he is being held awaiting trial, an official told Reuters.

Mexico arrests alleged mastermind of massacre of Mormon women and children

26 Nov 2020

MEXICO CITY Mexico captured a gang leader accused of being the mastermind behind the massacre of nine women and children of U.S.-Mexican origin, authorities confirmed on Wednesday, a move that Washington hailed as a victory for bilateral cooperation.

Rights groups seek investigation of police use guns at Mexican protest

11 Nov 2020

MEXICO CITY The United Nations and rights groups have urged an investigation into the use of guns by police in the Mexican city of Cancun this week to disperse a feminist protest over the death of a young woman. | Video

Mexican police use of guns at feminist protest in Cancun sparks anger, calls for probe

11 Nov 2020

MEXICO CITY The United Nations and rights groups have urged a probe into the use of firearms by Mexican police this week to disperse a feminist protest in Cancun over the recent death of a young woman.

'Praying that Biden wins': Asylum seekers hold their breath as U.S. votes

04 Nov 2020

MONTERREY, Mexico In a makeshift refugee camp just across the border from Brownsville, Texas, Oscar Borjas and a few friends are planning to gather on Tuesday night to watch anxiously as results from the U.S. presidential election roll in.

Asylum seekers hope U.S. Supreme Court will end dangerous waits in Mexico

20 Oct 2020

MONTERREY, Mexico Asylum seekers waiting in Mexico for months for U.S. court hearings expressed cautious optimism on Monday that the Supreme Court could overturn a hardline immigration program that has left thousands stranded in dangerous border towns.

Central Americans edge north as pandemic spurs economic collapse

16 Oct 2020

MONTERREY, Mexico After losing her job in Honduras, Gabriela Alvarado has spent the last six weeks crisscrossing towards the U.S. border, part of a small but growing movement of Central Americans heading north after the coronavirus ravaged the already poor region.

Mexico sees U.S. election behind migrant caravan, seeks to avoid Trump spat

03 Oct 2020

GUATEMALA CITY/MEXICO CITY Mexico's president on Friday said he suspected political interference behind a new migrant caravan in Central America, promising to keep his country out of the U.S. presidential race as the group splintered and some began turning back.

Mexican artists, activists oppose president's proposed funding shakeup

01 Oct 2020

MEXICO CITY Mexican artists and human rights activists are protesting against a funding plan proposed by President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's ruling party, accusing the government of infringing on the independence of arts and science.

Human remains found in clandestine graves in central Mexico

29 Sep 2020

MEXICO CITY Dozens of fragments of human remains were discovered in clandestine graves in the central Mexican state of Guanajuato, Mexican authorities said on Monday, as violence rises in the conflict-torn state.

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Biden picks diverse team of top economic advisers

President-elect Joe Biden named former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen as his Treasury secretary nominee on Monday, and named three women to other top economic posts, setting the stage for a more diverse White House.