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.
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador will meet in the White House this week with President Trump, and said he plans to praise the administration for its “respectful treatment” of Mexicans.
Lockdown exacerbated addiction in the U.S., while in Mexico, cartels dig into their turfs with charity and curfews, and put violent pressure on a vulnerable government.
Mr. Trudeau was invited to the meeting this week to celebrate the official start of a new trade deal. But as Canada’s coronavirus preventer-in-chief, he hardly could go, experts said.
Mexican democrats will not forget Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s reverence to the man who has maligned us.
Violence in many countries has waned during the coronavirus pandemic, but not in Mexico, and warfare between rival criminal gangs has devastated the state of Guanajuato.
Still struggling with rising coronavirus cases, India, Mexico, Russia, Iran and Pakistan have decided they must end lockdowns and restart their economies.
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador rejects huge stimulus packages, even as millions of Mexicans risk falling into poverty.
The leader compared the requests for help to prank calls, the latest controversy over his government’s response to record levels of violence against women.
Years of neglect have hobbled many Mexican hospitals. Now, as the pandemic strikes, some patients are dying from neglect or from mistakes that are easily prevented, doctors and nurses say.
More than three times as many people may have died from Covid-19 in Mexico City than federal statistics show, according to a Times analysis.
President López Obrador and businesses will have to work miracles to avoid economic catastrophe.
Migrant workers globally send hundreds of billions of dollars home every year. The economic paralysis with the coronavirus pandemic threatens that.
The leaders of the region’s two largest nations — Mexico and Brazil — have largely dismissed the dangers and have resisted calls for a lockdown.
The United States, citing the coronavirus, is shutting off access for anyone trying to claim asylum from the Mexican border.