Mexico’s Meade resigns, paving way for election run
28 November 2017 | 9:00 am
Jose Antonio Meade threw his hat in the ring to become the presidential candidate of Mexico’s ruling party in the July 2018 election, hours after resigning his post as finance minister.
2 Oct 2021
"This is the tip of the iceberg," says the spokesperson of a shelter in Monterrey, northern Mexico, as increasing numbers of migrants -- mainly Haitians -- arrive in the area after the dismantling of camps near the border with the United States.
6 Oct 2021
Around 10,000 people join an anti-abortion protest in Mexico City after the country's Supreme Court ruled that criminalising the procedure is unconstitutional. The decision followed a constitutional challenge to the penal code of the northern state of Coahuila, where abortion carries a punishment of up to three years in prison.
17 Oct 2021
Waves hit the beach and workers place wood across the windows of restaurants to prevent damage as tropical storm Pamela bears down on Mexico's Pacific coast.
17 Oct 2021
The global population of California Sea Lions has declined dramatically in recent years, mainly due to an increase in water temperatures, but at one sanctuary in northwestern Mexico, the species is bucking the trend.
15 Oct 2021
Mexico's government wants to reverse the privatization of the energy sector that began in 2013, in order to provide stable prices. But critics say taxpayers and the environment will have to pay the price.
7 Nov 2021
A shootout involving rival gangs near the Mexican resort of Cancun has left two suspected drug dealers dead. The gun battle sparked panic among foreign tourists.
23 Nov 2021
The migrants were "crammed" into the trailers of two trucks, according to the local head of the Human Rights Commission. Most were from the neighboring state of Guatemala.
3 Dec 2021
President Joe Biden had scrapped the Trump-era policy on his first day in office. But a Texas judge has now ordered its reinstatement.
9 Dec 2021
According to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 7,216 people have died crossing the U.S–Mexico border between 1998 and 2017. In 2005, more than 500 died across the entire U.S.–Mexico border. The number of yearly border crossing deaths doubled from 1995 to 2005, before declining.
22 Dec 2021
On their way to reach the United States, thousands of migrants are getting stuck in the border city of Tapachula. DW's Johan Ramirez met two Cubans whose story shows the dangers migrants face in search of the so-called American dream.
Almost 100,000 people are officially listed as missing in Mexico. Each year, volunteers travel to different parts of the country to join the National Search Brigade for Disappeared Persons. For relatives seeking closure, the search is often fruitless.
Journalists in Mexico are mourning the murder of another colleague – the fourth to be killed since the start of the year. They're being targeted for exposing corruption at the top. The government is under pressure to make it safer for them to do their job.
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Heinz-Christian Strache faced his second corruption case in two years. This time, the court found insufficient evidence for conviction. In 2019, a scandal surrounding him brought down Austria's entire federal government.
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With Europe increasingly reluctant to take in job-seeking migrants, many Tunisians are moving to sub-Saharan countries for work.
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Despite China's large-scale military exercises around Taiwan, life across the island largely remains the same. The relative calmness is in stark contrast to how the international community views the situation.
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Eyewitness video captures a person, believed to be a police officer, firing a handgun and tear gas during an anti-government demonstration in Freetown.
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India is trying to strengthen its long-standing ties to countries on the continent as New Delhi attempts to catch up with China, which has emerged as Africa's largest trading partner.