Emily Green is a journalist in Mexico City. Before moving to Mexico, Green reported on local politics for The San Francisco Chronicle. She has also reported internationally from the Philippines on the harassment and death threats faced by local journalists.
Facing political and economic pressure from the US, Mexico has seen a shift in public attitude toward migrants: Rising resentment is replacing tolerance in a country that is both deeply religious and has a long history of sending its own citizens to the US.
In El Salvador, erratic weather is taking a big toll, agricultural experts say, compounding the challenges for coffee farmers at a critical moment.
López Obrador’s demure response to Trump might surprise some who followed Mexico’s presidential election last year.
The number of migrant families is unprecedented, and it seems like a paradox at a time when the Trump administration has focused on deterrence. So why are they arriving all at once?
As of Feb. 21, Mexico had accepted 112 Central American asylum-seekers from the US, including 25 minors, according to Tonatiuh Guillén, head of Mexico’s immigration agency.
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Tlaxiaco has been inundated with international attention in recent months because it’s the hometown of Yalitza Aparicio, the star of the movie Roma, who emerged from obscurity to become an Oscar nominee. But Tlaxiaco is already well known in Fresno, California, and other cities throughout the US because of decades of migration from this region of Mexico. Those ties are fortified by La Hora Mixteca, or The Mixtec Hour, a bi-national radio program.
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Tlaxiaco is a small Mexican city that's in the spotlight for being the hometown of Yalitza Aparicio, the Oscar-nominated star of “Roma.” It’s also home to a rare binational radio program that airs both in Fresno, California, and Tlaxiaco, connecting residents to family members who have migrated north.
In El Salvador, where political corruption is rampant, a young mayor with presidential aspirations catapults to the top with one simple promise: he won’t steal.
What began as an inconvenience — longer lines at the gas station — is dragging into its second week after Mexico's president shut down fuel pipelines to prevent theft.
The killings of two Honduran teenagers this week are a sobering reminder of the dangers asylum-seekers may face while waiting in violent Mexican border regions as the Trump administration rolls out a new plan to keep migrants in Mexico until their asylum claims are decided.