Mexico sets new murder record with more than 33,000 killed in 2018
23 January 2019 | 5:23 am
Mexico saw more murders in 2018 than any other year since nationwide records began some two decades ago, according to the country's Interior Ministry. Mexico might soon get a national guard tasked with combating crime.
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The body of a Mexican television host and model was found in a southern neighborhood of Mexico City. She is the sixth media worker to be found dead in Mexico this year.
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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.
12 Apr 2022
Mexican entrepreneur Nazareth Black is defying gender norms in the automotive industry by building a 100% electric car in Mexico.
17 Apr 2022
An elderly couple has been killed by a wildfire in a town in the southwestern US state of New Mexico, where fast-moving blazes have destroyed dozens of homes.
30 Apr 2022
Mexico City's 100-year-old beloved palm tree is removed after plague infection
2 May 2022
Thousands of residents of mountain towns in New Mexico were forced to evacuate, as the largest fire currently in the US has spread. Red flag warnings were also issued for parts of Colorado, Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas.
10 Jun 2022
Vaping and e-cigarettes have been banned from sale in Mexico, with expanded restrictions on smoking and vaping on the way.
6 Jun 2022
Nasson Joaquin Garcia, the head of the evangelical church La Luz del Mundo, pleaded guilty to three charges stemming from the abuse of three underage victims.
14 Jul 2022
Near the border to Guatemala, the Mexican city of Tapachula is one of the key arrival points for undocumented migrants from Central America traveling north in the hope of reaching the US. DW reporter Aitor Saez met with one family stranded there.
The US consulate in Tijuana told employees to "shelter in place" amid deadly violence which reportedly included gang members shooting at bystanders and starting fires.
In Mexico, rescue workers are scrambling to save the lives of ten workers trapped in a coal mine. A section of the mine became flooded and collapsed on Wednesday. It is thought the miners accidentally triggered the flooding during tunneling work.
Following the findings of a truth commission, 43 students who disappeared in Mexico in September 2014, have been declared dead. The commission was also scathing of the government and military's handling of the case.
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