Mexican army soldiers patrol the streets at Los Cabos, Baja California Sur state, Mexico. Photograph: Daniel Slim/AFP

For years, the sparsely-populated Baja California peninsula in northwestern Mexico was untouched by the cartel-fuelled violence that afflicted much of(...)

The San Ysidro border crossing sees more than 70,000 vehicles cross north into the United States every day

Driving at speed on the US Interstate 5 highway towards the Mexican border, West Barba’s demeanour is grim. A Colombia native who has lived in the San(...)

Migrants using handmade rafts cross the river that separates Guatemala from Mexico near Hildago City, Mexico, on June 19th. As word of the Trump administration’s new “zero tolerance” policy reaches the migrant trail, some reconsidered their trips. Photograph: Alejandro Cegarra/The New York Times

A mother from El Salvador swivelled away from the fire where she was toasting some tortillas at a migrant shelter in a Mexican border town. The woman(...)

Wood-burning oven at Hartwood, Tulum. From ‘Hartwood’ by Eric Werner and Mya Henry (Artisan Books). Photograph: by Gentl & Hyers

Salt is the only thing I can taste at first in Noma Mexico. Over-seasoning. I lick my chops. A salty amuse bouche. Although it’s not over-seasoned by (...)