Many dead after Mexican drug rehab centre shooting
Gunmen attacked a drug rehabilitation center in central Mexico on Wednesday, killing at least 24 people and leaving seven wounded.
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.
Mexico choses its own path to stem economic fallout of pandemic
More than a million jobs are likely lost during the coronavirus crisis in Mexico, with the important auto industry expected to take the worst hit. But Mexico's leftist president is optimistic he can cushion the blow.
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.
Civilians killed in 'terror attack' in Burkina Faso, government reports
Migrants from Honduras and Salvador are stuck near the Suchiate river, a natural border between Mexico and Guatemala. Hundreds of them were pushed back yesterday with tear gas by the Mexican national guards.
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: 3 journalists killed in one week
Two reporters were gunned down, while a third was found dead in the trunk of a car. Mexico is one of the most dangerous places in the world for journalists, with a majority of the murder cases going unsolved.
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.