• Mexico Oct 30, 2019

    Watch Mexico's Failed Capture of El Chapo's Son Ovidio Guzmán

    The Mexican government on Wednesday released a trove of unedited videos showing its botched raid seeking to arrest a son of drug trafficker Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán. The Mexican government’s failed attempt to capture one of Guzmán’s youngest sons, Ovidio Guzmán, on Oct. 17 left eight dead and at least 20 more injured after cartels members waged a gun battle...

  • Mexico Oct 10, 2019

    Thousands Mourn Mexican Singer José José at Homage

    Thousands of people lined major boulevards Wednesday to catch a glimpse of the hearse bearing the ashes of singer José José, who was memorialized in a tribute at the majestic Palace of Fine Arts and a Mass at one of Latin America’s most important Roman Catholic shrines.

  • San Diego Jul 20, 2019

    US Expands ‘Remain in Mexico' to Dangerous Part of Border

    The U.S. government on Friday expanded its requirement that asylum seekers wait outside the country to a part of the Texas Rio Grande Valley across from one of Mexico’s most dangerous cities. The Department of Homeland Security said that it would implement its Migrant Protection Protocols in Brownsville, Texas, across the border from Matamoros, Mexico. DHS says it anticipates the...

  • New York Jun 13, 2019

    Mexico Accuses Carolina Herrera of Cultural Appropriation

    The Mexican government has accused the New York-based fashion house Carolina Herrera of cultural appropriation in its Resort 2020 collection. Mexican Minister of Culture Alejandra Frausto sent a letter Monday to the Venezuelan designer and to Wes Gordon, creative director of Carolina Herrera New York, asking for a public explanation to justify the use of “cultural elements” that belong to...

  • DONALD TRUMP Jun 7, 2019

    US Hiring Slows Amid Trade Tensions, Weaker Global Economy

    U.S. hiring stumbled in May as employers added just 75,000 jobs, a sign that businesses have become more cautious in the face of weaker global growth, widening trade conflicts and perhaps some difficulty finding enough workers. Last month’s modest job gain followed a much healthier increase of 224,000 in April. The Labor Department said Friday that the unemployment rate remained...

  • DONALD TRUMP Jun 6, 2019

    Mexico Plans Border ‘Unity' Rally, Nabs 2 Migrant Activists

    Mexico’s president said Thursday he will hold a “unity” rally on the border in Tijuana two days before the U.S. is set to impose tariffs on all Mexican imports. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced a demonstration will be held Saturday to defend the country’s “dignity” amid a looming threat from U.S. President Donald Trump, who has pledged to impose...

  • DONALD TRUMP Jun 6, 2019

    Record Number of Undocumented Immigrants Crossed US-Mexico Border in May

    More than 144,000 undocumented immigrants crossed the United States’ southern border with Mexico in May, the largest monthly total in 13 years, Border Patrol officials said Wednesday. Of those who Border Patrol officers encountered, 132,000 failed to present themselves at legal ports of entry, according to Customs and Border Protection officials. Border Patrol officials have struggled to handle an influx...

  • NBC Jun 2, 2019

    Trump ‘Deadly Serious' About Mexico Tariffs: White House

    A top White House official said Sunday that President Donald Trump is “deadly serious” about slapping tariffs on imports from Mexico but acknowledged there are no concrete benchmarks being set to assess whether the U.S. ally was stemming the flow of migrants enough to satisfy the administration.

  • NBC Jun 2, 2019

    Trump ‘Deadly Serious' About Mexico Tariffs: White House

    A top White House official said Sunday that President Donald Trump is “deadly serious” about slapping tariffs on imports from Mexico but acknowledged there are no concrete benchmarks being set to assess whether the U.S. ally was stemming the flow of migrants enough to satisfy the administration.

  • DONALD TRUMP May 31, 2019

    Trump Hitting Mexico With 5% Tariff in Response to Migrants

    In a surprise announcement that could derail a major trade deal, President Donald Trump says he is placing a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports, effective June 10, to pressure the country to do more to crack down on the surge of Central American migrants trying to cross the U.S. border. He said the percentage will gradually increase — up...

  • NBC May 18, 2019

    CBP Admits to Tracking Journalists

    New shows evidence that the Mexican government had a big role in the surveillance of journalists, attorneys, and other U-S citizens. NBC 7’s Monica Dean has more.

  • United States May 9, 2019

    Mexico Says Tariffs Will Send Tomato Prices Soaring in US

    Mexico’s Economy Department said Tuesday that U.S. consumers could pay 38% to 70% more for tomatoes after the U.S. Commerce Department announced it would re-impose anti-dumping duties on Mexican imports.

  • California Apr 16, 2019

    Sad News: Mexico Says Only 22 Vaquita Porpoises Remain

    Experts said Wednesday that only 22 vaquitas remain in the Gulf of California, where a grim, increasingly violent battle is playing out between emboldened fishermen and the last line of defense for the smallest and most endangered porpoise in the world.

  • DONALD TRUMP Mar 31, 2019

    US Struggling With Growing Number of Asylum Seekers

    Border officials are aiming to more than quadruple the number of asylum seekers sent back over the southern border each day, a major expansion of a top government effort to address the swelling number of Central Americans arriving in the country, a Trump administration official said Saturday. It was the latest attempt to ease a straining immigration system that officials...

  • San Diego Mar 26, 2019

    New Migrant Caravan of 2,500 Sets Out Through Mexico for US

    A new migrant caravan of about 2,500 people was making its way through southern Mexico on Tuesday, headed for the U.S. border, facing greater heat — and a much cooler welcome — than last year’s caravans.

  • San Diego Mar 12, 2019

    US Expands Program Making Asylum Seekers Wait in Mexico

    The U.S. government said Tuesday it has expanded a program requiring asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico while their cases proceed through immigration court. They also reported that 240 migrants seeking asylum have been returned to Mexico under the program. Homeland Security officials said the program is now at the Calexico port, about 120 miles east of the San Ysidro port...

  • Mexico Dec 18, 2018

    Tucson Panel Rejects Request to Remove Pancho Villa Statue

    A statue of Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa will remain in downtown Tucson despite an effort by a conservative watchdog group to remove it. Members of the Public Art and Community Design Committee last week unanimously rejected a removal request by Washington, D.C.-based Judicial Watch, the Arizona Daily Star reported Sunday. The 14-foot (4-meter) bronze statue of Pancho Villa on a...

  • San Diego Dec 13, 2018

    Some Migrants Acted ‘Criminal' in Clash with CBP: Tijuana Mayor

    The Mayor of Tijuana, Mexico called actions by some members of the migrant caravan that forced a brief closure of the U.S.-Mexico border on Sunday “criminal” and said it was unfair to Tijuana residents.

  • California Dec 4, 2018

    Mexico's Presidential Plane is in California Waiting for a New Owner

    Mexico’s presidential plane arrived in California and is looking for a new owner after the new president promised to get rid of the “too lavish” DreamLiner.

  • DONALD TRUMP Nov 28, 2018

    Outgoing Mexico President Criticized for Granting Jared Kushner the Country's Highest Honor

    The Mexican government said Tuesday that it will award President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner the highest honor the country gives to foreigners, the Order of the Aztec Eagle. The Foreign Relations Department said Kushner earned the award “for his significant contributions in achieving the renegotiation of the new (trade) agreement between Mexico, the United States and Canada.” Once known...

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