Mexican exhibit showcases recovered ancient treasures
12 October 2021 | 8:35 am
Ancient Mexican artefacts recovered from abroad are among the archaeological treasures on display at an exhibition showcasing the country's cultural heritage 200 years after it won independence from Spain.
1 May 2020
A number of Mexican firms producing goods for the US market are ignoring coronavirus lockdown rules. This puts their workforces in grave danger of contracting COVID-19.
30 Jun 2020
In Mexico, stay-at-home measures to stop the spread of COVID-19 are being touted as a chance for men to help with housework and childcare. Men's groups are trying to bring about change as femicide is on the rise.
3 Jul 2020
Gunmen attacked a drug rehabilitation center in central Mexico on Wednesday, killing at least 24 people and leaving seven wounded.
22 Aug 2020
The house where Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky was brutally murdered 80 years ago in his home in a suburb of Mexico City on Joseph Stalin's orders has since been preserved as a museum.
20 Sep 2020
A Mexican teacher collects and delivers donated televisions to students in need in the city of Veracruz, so they can follow the lessons broadcast over television and radio, as schools remain closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
9 Oct 2020
In Mexico, where the Covid-19 pandemic has already cost more than 82,000 lives, schools have been closed for several months. In order for pupils not to completely miss out on school, lessons can be watched on television and also online. But for millions of Mexican families, distance learning isn't an option. According to the OECD, some 30 percent of Mexican children have no internet access. Our correspondents Laurence Cuvillier and Matthieu Comin report from a rural community in Guerrero state.
14 Oct 2020
Dozens of followers of Santa Muerte, a Mexican folk saint who personifies death, gather in the outskirts of Mexico City to worship a massive statue of the idol as they take refuge in faith amid pandemic fears.
27 Oct 2020
How to give a face to a community that has no real photographic record of its existence? We sit down with Belgian photographer Tomas van Houtryve, whose latest work seeks to reinsert Mexican culture and identity into the visual history of the American West.
11 Dec 2020
Regina Martinez was a Mexican journalist investigating links between drug cartels and local authorities. She was killed eight years ago, but an international collective of investigative journalists has now picked up the story she was working on before she died. We take a closer look.
28 Feb 2021
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says that he has overcome the coronavirus as he resumes his daily news conference after more than two weeks in isolation.
12 Mar 2021
The Biden administration wants to abandon the previous government's hard-line stance on asylum. Many refugees now hope they can start a new life in the US. DW reports from Matamoros, Mexico.
25 Mar 2021
The spectacular ruins of the ancient Greek city of Cyrene survived Libya's 2011 revolution and an ensuing decade of lawlessness, but today they face new threats: plunder and bulldozers. Under balmy spring sunshine, a handful of tourists take advantage of the North African country's months-old ceasefire to wander around the temple of Zeus, perched atop a wind-battered hill near the eastern end of Libya's Mediterranean coast.
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Iran has been gripped by five weeks of demonstrations against dress codes for women — and some hard-liners want an even stronger clampdown. ZDF journalist Jörg Brase reports on protests and acts of civil disobedience in Iran's capital, Tehran.
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More than 80 people have been injured in southern India as villagers continue to protest the building of a seaport. The project is being financed by Asia's richest man, Gautam Adani.
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A former teacher has been accused of more than 100 cases of sexual abuse against children and teenagers. The crimes allegedly occurred over more than two decades in the western state of Hesse.
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30 percent of African women are entrepreneurs. Their contribution to African economies is vital. But they could do much more, if treated just like their male counterparts.
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Two more teams qualify for the World Cup last 16, meaning that there are still 13 squads looking to book their place. If you thought the matches were exciting so far, they're bound to get even tougher over the coming days. Portugal make it through with a double from Bruno Fernandes, as do Brazil despite Neymar’s absence. Plus, Cameroon come from behind in a 3-3 thriller against Serbia, while Ghana beat South Korea 3-2.