Mexico will still pay for wall – Trump

Mexico will still pay for wall – Trump

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Trump spoke behind a display of weapons, drugs and cash said to have been seized by the McAllen border patrol US President Donald Trump has threatened again to declare a national emergency to fund a border wall without Congress’s approval. „I have the absolute right to declare a national…

Mexico governor killed in air crash

Mexico governor killed in air crash

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption The aircraft crashed 10 minutes after take-off A Mexican governor who was sworn in earlier this month and her senator husband have died in a helicopter crash in the central state of Puebla. The aircraft carrying Puebla Gov Martha Erika Alonso and Sen Rafael Moreno Valle came down shortly…

Mexico makes offer to caravan migrants

Mexico makes offer to caravan migrants

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A number of children are travelling with the migrant caravan Mexico has offered temporary work permits to migrants who register for asylum, as a big caravan of Central American migrants makes its way through the country toward the US. The plan also envisages temporary ID cards, medical care and schooling.…

Mexico police sent to meet migrant caravan

Mexico police sent to meet migrant caravan

Image copyright AFP Image caption The caravan set off from northern Honduras last week Mexico has sent hundreds of police to its southern border as a caravan of thousands of Central American migrants approaches from Guatemala. The move came after President Donald Trump threatened to use military force to completely close the US-Mexico border over…

Mexico anger at trailer full of corpses

Mexico anger at trailer full of corpses

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Authorities were earlier forced to relocate the container full of corpses following complaints A refrigerated trailer containing at least 100 corpses in Mexico’s western state of Jalisco has angered residents who have complained about the smell. Authorities said on Monday they were trying to relocate the container, which was rented…

FBI arrests New Mexico compound group

FBI arrests New Mexico compound group

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Officers found 11 starving children at the remote compound, and the remains of a toddler Five adults at a desert compound in New Mexico have been arrested by the FBI weeks after a judge received death threats for granting them bail. The two men and three women, residents at a…

Mexico Tultepec fireworks blasts kill 24

Mexico Tultepec fireworks blasts kill 24

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe blasts hit Tultepec, known as Mexico’s fireworks capitalA series of explosions at a fireworks depot in Mexico has killed at least 24 people and injured more than 40 others. The biggest blasts took place as emergency responders arrived at the scene in the town of Tultepec.…

Left-winger set for Mexico victory

Left-winger set for Mexico victory

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFive things you need to know about Andrés Manuel López Obrador – known as „Amlo”Left-wing candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador has claimed victory in Mexico’s presidential election, saying „profound change” is coming. The ex-Mexico City mayor, known by his initials Amlo, is projected to win about 53%.…