Mexican drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman escorted by authorities after his detention, in Mexico City, Mexico, in May 2016.  File photograph: Jose Mendez/EPA

Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, the Mexican drug lord who twice escaped maximum-security prisons in that country, will spend the rest of his life in a US p(...)

A  Mexican police officer patrols the area where the bodies of Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez and his daughter Valeria were found on a bank of the Rio Grande in Matamoros,  Mexico. Photograph: Abraham Pineda-Jácome/EPA

The father and daughter lie face down in the muddy water along the banks of the Rio Grande, her tiny head tucked inside his T-shirt, an arm draped ove(...)

Migrants  heading to Tapachula, Mexico, this week after crossing the Guatemala border. Photograph: Carlos Lopez/EPA

As Donald Trump’s deadline for new tariffs on Mexican imports draws near, Mexico has stepped up security along its porous border with Guatemala – depl(...)

US President Donald Trump addresses the 2019 graduation ceremony at the United States Air Force Academy  in Colorado. Photograph: Chet Strange/AFP/ Getty Images

US president Donald Trump has announced he is slapping a 5 per cent tariff on all Mexican imports to pressure the country to do more to crack down on (...)

The executives from NSO Group made a bold claim: using just one simple missed call on WhatsApp, it had figured out a way to ‘drop its payload’, a piece of software called Pegasus that can penetrate the darkest secrets of any iPhone. Photograph: Hayoung Jeon/EPA

As Apple rolled out an advertising campaign last month touting the impenetrability of the iPhone - “Privacy. That’s iPhone”, the commercials promised (...)

People speak in a street of San José del LLano, drug trafficker  Joaquín Guzmán Loera’s hometown in Sinaloa state, Mexico, on February 8th. Photograph: Rashide Frias/AFP/Getty Images

He was once the most wanted man in Mexico, but many Mexicans barely skipped a beat after hearing the news on Tuesday that a jury in New York had deliv(...)

Drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán: faces a 17-count indictment that accuses him of building a multibillion-dollar narcotics empire over three decades. Photograph: Henry Romero

The US has thrown huge resources into the two-month-old trial of Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, and lurid testimony in the Brooklyn cour(...)

Emma Coronel Aispuro (centre) arrives for start of the trial of her husband, Joaquín Guzmán Loera, the infamous drug lord known as El Chapo, at the federal courthouse in Brooklyn on Tuesday morning. Photograph: Stephanie Keith/New York Times

The trial of accused Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán was set to open in a federal court in Brooklyn, New York, on Tuesday, amid intense p(...)

Central American migrants walk along the highway near the border with Guatemala, as they continue their journey trying to reach the U.S., in Tapachula, Mexico. Photograph:  Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters

A US-bound caravan of thousands of mostly Honduran migrants whom US president Donald Trump has declared unwelcome, crowded into the Mexican border cit(...)

Honduran migrants take part in a caravan heading to the US on the road linking Ciudad Hidalgo and Tapachula, Chiapas state, Mexico, on Sunday. Photograph: Pedro Pardo/AFP

A growing throng of Central American migrants have resumed their advance towards the US border despite Mexican efforts to stop them. Their numbers swe(...)

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