Mexican politician climbs US border fence
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A Mexican Congressman Braulio Guerra climbed the fence along the US-Mexico border in Tijuana to prove why he thinks President Donald Trump's border wall won't work.
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In recent weeks, more and more Ukrainian and Russian nationals have been flocking to the US-Mexican border crossing of San Ysidro in a bid to seek asylum in the United States. Ukrainians manage to cross the border without too much difficulty, but Russians don't get such a warm welcome. A piece of US legislation known as Title 42 allow US authorities to turn away would-be refugees to prevent the spead of Covid-19. As a result, Russians are joining the ranks of thousands of migrants stranded in Mexico waiting to file their asylum applications. FRANCE 24's Quentin Duval reports.
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The head of a Mexico-based evangelical megachurch has been sentenced to 16 years and eight months in prison for sexually abusing three girls.
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The Mexican state of Michoacan is facing an unprecedented wave of violence. More than 800 homicides have been recorded there since January, making it Mexico's most violent state. Criminal groups are waging war to control territory, while the state's residents have become hostages and victims of the violence. Our correspondents Quentin Duval, Laurence Cuvillier and Juan José Estrada Serafín report.
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The Mexican state of Michoacan is facing an unprecedented wave of violence. Since January, more than 800 homicides have been recorded there, making it Mexico's most violent state. While criminal groups wage a war to control territory, the state's residents pay a heavy price: kidnappings, murders and forced displacements. Our correspondents met one local man who decided to stand up to organised crime by leading a vigilante group. For many other residents, though, exile is the only viable choice.
3 Jul 2022
Mexican President Manuel Lopez Obrador has angered the Jewish community by comparing a prominent member to Hitler. It's not the first time the leftist leader has tried to smear opponents with such comparisons.
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The congressional committee probing the January 6 riot at the US Capitol has held eight hearings with explosive testimony. But it all might not be enough for prosecutors to charge the former president.
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The death is the latest in a spate of attacks on journalists. Human rights groups say 2022 has already become the most deadly year for journalists in Mexico in recent memory.
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Official accounts say 43 students who went missing in 2014 were abducted by corrupt police and handed over to a gang to be murdered. Now a Mexican government official has alleged that an army commander ordered the deaths of at least six of them.
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Things take a strange turn after a Mexican cartel leaves five people bound and alive at an intersection - saying they were the kidnappers behind the abduction of American tourists last week.
Nine out of 10 prisoners in Mexico had contact with some criminal activity from the age of six, reflecting the normalization of violence from an early age in the country, revealed Monday a study by the organization Reinserta.
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