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Shadow of Organized Crime Hovers Over Wave of Mexican Journalist Killings

Insight Crime

The murder of a Chihuahua-based correspondent marks the third killing of a journalist in Mexico this month, a wave of targeted violence for which organized crime may be responsible that also reflects more general trends of rising insecurity.

Tens of Thousands of Undocumented Migrants Were Arrested in Southern Mexico Last Year

Prensa Latina

More than 81,000 undocumented foreigners were detained in Chiapas, in southern Mexico, in 2016, representing 43 percent of the nation's average.

On Their Side of the Border, Mexicans Have Gotten Used to the Wall


Mexicans live in the shadow of the existing wall, which separates the United States from their nation. A new wall will not change much.

Respected Mexican Journalist's Murder Likely to Turn Tarahumara Region Into a 'Silence Zone'


A newspaper reporter in Chihuahua, Mexico was killed Thursday, becoming the second journalist murdered in Mexico this week. Shannon Young reports.

Authorities Rescue 14 Crocodiles, Find 20 Others Dead in Squatters' Camp in Chiapas

The Associated Press

Mexican authorities have rescued 14 crocodiles and found 20 others dead in a squatters’ settlement where people were apparently “milking” the crocs for their blood.

Foreign Relations Minister Urges Venezuela to Revive 'Democratic Normality'


Mexico is working with several nations in the Americas on a common stance that urges Venezuela to re-establish "democratic normality," Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said Thursday, part of growing regional pressure on the South American nation.

29 Suspected Cartel Members Break Out of Tamaulipas Prison Through 120-Foot Tunnel

El Chapo may be gone from Mexico, but tunnel-aided escapes by inmates are alive and well.

As Illegal Border Crossings to US Plummet, More Refugees Seek Asylum in Mexico


After a series of federal actions cracking down on illegal immigration in the United States, fewer migrants are entering the country illegally, but more refugees are seeking asylum in Mexico.

Mexico City Claims World's Worst Traffic for Second Year in a Row

CGTN America

Mexico City has been named as the world's most traffic congested city for the second year in a row, where the annual cost of heavy traffic is estimated at $1.5 billion dollars a year.

Three Shark Fishermen from Oaxaca Rescued After Nine Days at Sea

Mexico News Daily

After nine days lost on the open sea, three shark fishermen from Huatulco, Oaxaca, were found this week, safe and sound.

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