Mexican politician climbs US border fence
05 March 2017 | 1:30 pm
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.
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.
25 Dec 2020
Outgoing US President Donald Trump says the bill is a gift to Russia and China and that it limits any future adminstration's ability to bring troops home.
14 Jan 2021
The House has reached enough votes to make Donald Trump the first US president to be impeached twice. Lawmakers have accused Trump of "incitement of insurrection" following the Capitol storming.
6 Feb 2021
The attorney general in the Mexican state of Tamaulipas says twelve police officers have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the deaths of 19 people, whose charred bodies were found last month near Mexico's border with the US.
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.
7 Mar 2021
Two groups of asylum seekers -- who were ordered under former president Donald Trump to stay in Mexico while their requests were processed -- cross into the US, as President Joe Biden's administration begins dismantling the controversial "Remain in Mexico" program put in place by his predecessor.
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.
18 Mar 2021
Children traveling alone, some as young as six years old, have been a part of the rising numbers noted by the Department of Homeland Security. Republicans have accused President Biden of being too soft on immigration.
6 Apr 2021
Surveillance camera footage released by the US Customs and Border Protection Office of Public Affairs shows traffickers hoisting and dropping two toddlers from the top of a 14-foot wall marking the US-Mexican border in the middle of the night last Tuesday. The two small Ecuadoran girls, three and five years old, were taken to a CBP station in Santa Teresa, New Mexico to be evaluated by medical personnel, and then were transported to a local hospital as a precaution. CBP said the girls remain in the agency's custody.
18 Apr 2021
Barefoot and wearing traditional white dresses, a group of Maya indigenous women walk onto the pitch. They are the Hondzonot Devils, an amateur softball team challenging stereotypes in a community in southeastern Mexico. This time, they are facing the Pisté Warriors, made up of Maya indigenous women from a neighbouring state.
22 Apr 2021
Eighty-eight-year-old Mayan grandmother Dona Menchita showed off her skills and energy proper of a youngster climbing up trees and picking up fruits to sell in Tizimin, Yucatan, Mexico. This fearless grandmother's age doesn't stop her from work, as she continues cutting firewood, taking care of her crops and also climbing up the trees.
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Danish troops are set to leave Mali after the military government made several calls for their "immediate withdrawal." It marks a further deterioration in Mali's relationship with the EU.
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"Let's Go Brandon" is the best-loved code insult for Joe Biden these days but would the Russians really go so far as to arrange military vehicles into shapes so that they spell out the insult in satellite photos? A satirical account on Twitter was at the origin of this fake news story. First off though, we take a look at confusion in Quebec over just how far-reaching new Covid-19 vaccine pass measures really are.
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As Antony Blinken responds in writing to Russia's demands for an overhaul of Eastern Europe's security architecture, in the same breath he urges American citizens in Ukraine to leave. This Wednesday's "Normandy Format" talks, including France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine, serve as a reminder that Ukraine has already lost its territorial integrity – back in 2014 when Russia annexed Crimea and supported the insurgency that's raged since in the southeast. So what is Moscow after this time?
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In tonight's edition: Mozambique, Madagascar and Malawi take stock of the fatalities and destruction caused by tropical storm Ana. In Cameroon, Mo Salah helps Egypt beat Ivory Coast in a penalty shootout at the Africa Cup of Nations. And in Garoua artisans hope the tournament will give a boost to their business. Our team reports.