The U.S. president called for concrete commitments on several major issues, but other leaders said the United States is doing too little to meet the moment.
In the state of Michoacán, small drug cartels compete with larger ones for territory, leaving the residents caught in the middle of a brutal turf war.
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador drew overwhelming support among those who cast ballots, but the recall referendum failed to achieve the required 40 percent threshold to be binding.
La votación tiene el potencial de cambiar el sistema político del país. Pero hay quienes temen que no sea más que un instrumento de propaganda.
The vote has the potential to upend the country’s political system. But many fear it will amount to nothing more than a tool for propaganda.
Mexico’s president inaugurated the first of a series of long-promised infrastructure projects — possibly a little too soon.
The killing of three media workers in less than a month triggered protests in cities across the county this week demanding an end to the violence.
President López Obrador wants to halt most oil exports and imports of gasoline and other fuels. Critics say he is reneging on Mexico’s climate change commitments.
Only about 10 vaquitas remain, but scientists say there’s still hope for the elusive porpoises. Their fate largely depends on the Mexican government.
López Obrador’s energy “counterreform” hurts his country’s environmental record.
A monthslong investigation by city authorities supports the central findings of a New York Times investigation, which had uncovered a series of fatal construction flaws.
The replacement of a figure seen as a monument to colonialism touched a nerve as the country debates how it is shaped by race and sex.
A humanitarian effort led by Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard gave Afghans and their families a sanctuary that the U.S. government was unable to provide.
Fresnillo feels to residents overrun by violence and paralyzed by fear, a testament to the failure of Mexico’s government to tackle organized crime.
A New York Times investigation found that poor work by Mr. Slim’s company led to the fatal accident. Mr. Slim may be willing to help fix it, but it is not clear if he would pay the costs.
The conclusion, in a preliminary report released by Mexico City’s government, supports the findings of an investigation by The New York Times.
The vice president concluded her first trip abroad, a high-stakes trip to Mexico and Guatemala during which she took on the politically volatile issue.
Early results of midterm elections suggested that Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s coalition would not keep the supermajority needed to push through his ambitious agenda.
He is not a threat to the country, as his adversaries claim. The real threat is the social discontent that made him president.
Mexico City’s subway system has been plagued with problems for years. On Monday, an overpass collapsed, and the newest subway line plunged some 50 feet, killing at least 24 people and setting off a political firestorm.
To calm Mexico City’s elderly, who were arriving “really scared” at vaccination sites, officials cued up the bands and masked wrestlers.
The administration is working at cross purposes with its own agenda and long-term interests in human rights and democracy.
Videos echoing the death of George Floyd showed a police officer kneeling on the back of the woman, who died of a broken spine, just days before an international forum on gender equality began in Mexico.
The attack appeared to be the deadliest assault on the Mexican police in well over a year, illustrating the severe security challenges facing the government.
The announcement came at a time when the Biden administration has been quietly pressing Mexico to ramp up its efforts to limit the flow of migrants.
The Biden administration has been quietly pressing Mexico to ramp up its efforts to limit the flow of migrants, clinging to a Trump policy of relying on southern neighbors to enforce America’s immigration agenda.
The U.S. president could persuade President Andrés Manuel López Obrador that common values make good neighbors, more so if they are partners and friends.
Armed with blowtorches and hammers, women demonstrated at the president’s residence, demanding that Mexico’s government take action to address one of the world’s worst rates of gender violence.
Legislation that the Mexican president has pushed would curtail private investors in the energy industry and possibly reverse gains in lowering carbon emissions.
Mexico’s president is supporting a candidate accused of rape. Women may need to give up on him.
Mexico’s president has stood by a candidate accused of sexual assault. The case is testing the president’s promises of justice and equality for all.
As President Biden looks to undo his predecessor’s immigration policies, he is seeking to work with a Mexican counterpart who was a surprise contributor to them.
Amid his own push for Mexican energy sovereignty, President López Obrador said he was trying to stop a measure by Texas to restrict gas exports as both sides of the border suffered mass outages.
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has played down the pandemic, and many Mexicans wonder if his own illness will change his mind since he can count on the quality care that many struggle to find.
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador came to appreciate Mr. Trump’s hands-off style, and is already making waves with an incoming administration he expects to be more meddlesome.
The Biden administration will need to rebuild drug-enforcement cooperation after Mexico exonerated Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos, discounting U.S. evidence that he worked for a cartel.
Aristóteles Sandoval was shot in the back inside a restaurant restroom in one of the highest-profile political killings in Mexico in recent memory.
A domestic transformation of the United States would have a tremendous impact in the region.
After a half a century of failure, the U.S. and Mexico have an opportunity to find a new way forward on narcotics policy.
Farmers in Mexico ambushed soldiers and seized a dam to stop water payments to the United States, in a sign of growing conflict over increasingly scarce resources.
Being a family separated by borders is never easy, but this year is different.
The Mexican president has called the jet “an insult to the people,” but has failed to sell it or give it away. Some have called the spectacle a symbol of his leadership.
As the first woman and Jewish person elected to lead the capital, Claudia Sheinbaum needs the president’s support. But how close can she remain to a man who has downplayed the pandemic?
Corruption allegations against past presidents have never led to prosecution. Will the latest claims about Enrique Peña Nieto lead to the first?
A fear of hospitals is leading many Mexicans to delay treatment for coronavirus until it is too late for doctors to help them.
While the arrest of José Antonio Yépez delivers a major blow to a cartel, analysts say officials lack a cohesive strategy against debilitating crime.
The coronavirus is battering Latin American health systems and economies. It is also threatening the region’s fragile political freedoms.
President Trump sees a revised North American trade deal and new border enforcement as key to his re-election in November.
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, visiting the White House Wednesday, has avoided fighting the Trump administration. Critics say he is too willing to bend to the American president’s will.
The identification of one victim’s remains is the first sign of progress in years in a case that traumatized Mexico and became a symbol of corruption and injustice.