Parents hold photographs of their children, 43 students from the Ayotzinapa college in Guerrero who were kidnapped and disappeared in September 2014, during a march in Mexico City in October 2019. Photograph: Eoin Wilson

More than five years after 43 students from the Ayotzinapa rural teacher training college in Guerrero were kidnapped by Mexican police and subsequentl(...)

Sinaloa state police agents stand guard during a security operation in the city of Culiacan, Sinaloa state, Mexico, on February 15th. Photograph: Rashide Frias/AFP/Getty Images)

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador received a blunt warning earlier this month: a crude hand-painted sign strung up on a bridge in the border city (...)

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(...)

US president Donald Trump,  with Canada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau (right)  and Mexico’s president Enrique Pena Nieto at the USMCA signing ceremony before the G20 summit in Buenos Aires. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque

The leaders of the United States, Canada and Mexico on Friday signed the agreement to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta) on the s(...)

Mexico’s president-elect Andres Manuel López Obrador gestures to supporters after his election victory in Mexico City on Sunday. Photograph:  Alexandre Meneghini/Reuters

He has railed against what he called Donald Trump’s arrogant, racist and inhumane family separation policy. He has lambasted the “erratic” US presiden(...)

Presidential candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador waves to supporters at his closing campaign rally at Azteca stadium in Mexico City on Wednesday, June 27. Photograph: Ramon Espinosa/AP

Like the Chicxulub asteroid that smashed into the country 66 million years ago and wiped out the dinosaurs, Andrés Manuel López Obrador and his Morena(...)

Gabriela Minjares, Araly Castanon  and Luz del Carmen Sosa are all members of the Ciudad Juarez Journalists’ Network. Photograph: Stephen Starr

When Gabriela Minjares leaves her desk at the El Diario newspaper every afternoon, the fear of being targeted forces her to vary her route home. “Thr(...)

Boy Scouts jamboree: the organisation apologised for any offence after Donald Trump’s speech on July 24th. Photograph:Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty

The president of Mexico and the Boy Scouts of America have denied Donald Trump’s claims that he received calls from them praising his immigration poli(...)

Relatives hold posters reading “They took them alive, alive we want them”,   with images of some of the 43 missing students of Ayotzinapa College Raul Isidro Burgos as they take part in a protest along the streets to mark the 20-month anniversary of their disappearance, in Mexico City. Photograph: Henry Romero/Reuters

Mexico has been warned that senior politicians and army leaders could face trial at the International Criminal Court (ICC) for mass disappearances an(...)

President Enrique Peña Nieto talks to relatives of 43 missing students in Mexico City. Photograph: Reuters

Parents of 43 student teachers who went missing more than a month ago in southern Mexico emerged from a marathon meeting with President Enrique Peñ(...)

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