The Mexican men who want to end violence against women
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.
Powerful quake strikes Mexico
A 7.4 magnitude earthquake struck southern Mexico, sending residents into the streets and prompting hospital evacuations. There have been five reported deaths, although an initial tsunami warning was later reversed.
Rise of synthetic opioid fentanyl leads to exodus of Mexico's poppy farmers
In Mexico, poppy farming and the production of opium paste – heroin's main ingredient – have long been the main source of revenue for many impoverished rural communities. But this is no longer the case, with both organised crime and addicts now turning to fentanyl – a cheap, ultraconcentrated and synthetic opioid – as their drug of choice. Our Mexico correspondents Laurence Cuvillier and Matthieu Comin report from Guerrero State, where a rural exodus is underway.
How the coronavirus lockdown is hitting Mexico's drug cartels
The global coronavirus lockdown is making it hard for Mexican drug cartels to operate. With borders shut and limited air traffic, cartels are turning on each other. Sandra Weiss reports from Mexico City.
US holds off on designating Mexican cartels as terrorist groups
Mexico had asked the US not to label cartels as terrorist groups due to concerns over sovereignty. The issue came to the fore after nine US-Mexican citizens were killed by cartel members in early November.
Mexico cuts irregular migration to US in half, officials say
Mexican officials have dismissed US threats to impose tariffs linked to its ability to stop asylum-seekers from reaching US soil. A senior official said the strategy that Mexico put forward has been successful.
Mexico auctions seized jewels from criminals to help poor
Hundreds of jewels seized from drug gangs, organised crime and tax evaders were auctioned off as part of a "Robin Hood" program to use millions of dollars in ill-gotten gains to aid the poor.
Drug lord 'El Chapo' sentenced to life in prison
The Mexican drug lord was handed a life sentence plus 30 years in a New York court. The leader of the Sinaloa drug cartel had escaped jail in Mexico twice, and was extradited to the US in 2017.