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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(...)

Donald Trump: “We are not going to allow our steel industry to disappear.”  Photograph: Al Drago/The New York Times

US president Donald Trump has hailed a trade deal between Canada, Mexico and the US that will send cash and jobs “pouring into the United States and n(...)

Protesters in El Zocalo, the main square in the Mexico City, on Sunday demand the resignation of President Enrique  Peña Nieto. Photograph: Yuri Cortez/AFP/Getty Images

Amid nationwide marches, highway blockades and looting stemming from widespread outrage over an increase in petrol prices, President Enrique Peña Niet(...)

Alleged fugitive Mexican drug lord Joaquin ’El Chapo’ Guzman is escorted by the authorities to a Mexican Army helicopter in Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico on Friday. Photograph: Jose Mendez/EPA

Mexico recaptured the world’s top drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman in a pre-dawn shootout and chase through drains on Friday, returning him to the (...)

Mexico captured its most wanted drug lord on Friday, former primary school teacher Servando “La Tuta” Gomez, and delivered a boost to a government battered by gang violence. The 49-year-old gang boss was the prime target of President Enrique Pena Nieto’s effort to regain control of Michoacan, a western state wracked by clashes between Gomez’s Knights Templar cartel and armed vigilantes trying to oust them. Photograph:Henry Romero/Reuters

Mexico captured its most wanted drug lord on Friday, former primary school teacher Servando “La Tuta” Gomez, delivering a boost to a government batter(...)

Noche de Rábanos (’Night of the Radishes’) in Oaxaca, Mexico: ‘People queue for hours to get access to the viewing walkway that, for one night only, borders the whole square.’ Photograph: Liliana Pérez

A giant flea nursing a bottle of mezcal, a bug-eyed parrot swaying in the evening breeze, a pastoral tableaux and an abundance of nativity scenes - ju(...)

Thousands of students and civil organisations participate in a march at Zocalo square in Mexico City, Mexico,  during nationwide protests over the disappearance of the 43 Mexican students in September, in which a drugs cartel is suspected of involvement. Mexico’s cartels are run by ruthless chiefs who do not pay taxes but do pay off a vast network of private and public officials. Photograph: Mario Guzman/EPA

Inside the grim world of Mexico’s drug cartels, the money is good, the risks are great and staff turnover enables a swift ascent through company ranks(...)

President Michael D Higgins used a historic appearance at Mexico’s biggest business summit to call for new economic models that balance sustainable gr(...)

Mexico berated the United States over new allegations of spying after a German magazine reported that the US National Security Agency (NSA) had hacked(...)

Mexico’s President Enrique Pena Nieto took office in December, pledging to reduce violence linked to drug cartels in the country, which had soared under his predecessor, Felipe Calderon. Photograph: Henry Romero/Reuters

Seventy-three suspected kidnap victims were rescued in northern Mexico near the border city of Reynosa after police followed their alleged captors to (...)

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