Mexican journalist Anabel Hernandez has spent years investigating the disappearance of 43 students in Mexico. Hernandez believes the Army — who was helping the local drug lord — thought the students had seen too much.
When then Mexican president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador took a congratulatory call from US President Donald Trump, the conversation marked a pivotal moment after a contentious year of negotiations between the United States, Canada and Mexico to rework the North American Free Trade Agreement.
The UN human rights office said on Thursday that Mexican authorities had tortured dozens of people in connection with an investigation into the 2014 disappearance of 43 students and called for any evidence obtained under torture to be excluded or invalidated.
Many Mexicans have already made their minds up about Donald Trump. But, they're also now angry to see their president treat the US candidate like an actual statesman, given Trump's words about Mexicans.
The first of two presidential candidates debates in Mexico has been scheduled for Sunday, at the same time as a top playoff soccer match. The soccer match will probably get the higher TV ratings, as The World's William Troop reports.
President-elect Enrique Pena Nieto has thanked voters for giving his PRI party another chance and has vowed no return to the past. Nieto is about six points ahead of his nearest rival, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who has not admitted defeat.
The stakes are high in Mexico's upcoming presidential election. The candidates will meet Sunday to debate the issues, but many in Mexico won't be watching as the two largest television networks have chosen not to air them, in favor of regular programming.
Voters in Mexico will elect a new president Sunday amid a long-lasting drug war that continues to plague the country with fear and violence. Despite protests from a growing student movement, polls show that Enrique Pena Nieto remains in front.
Mexico has a problem with people disappearing. Tens of thousands of people went missing during the term of President Felipe Calderone. Now, the new president has pledged to help families get resolution -- but his new unit designed to do just that is off to a slow start, if it's a start at all.
Wanted on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border on organized crime for drug and gun charges, Miguel Ángel Trevino Morales was captured by Mexican marines Monday night. The Zetas, the violent cartel Trevino Morales led, are expected to splinter in his absence.
For more than two weeks, demonstrations by teachers have caused traffic chaos across Mexico. They're protesting a new law requiring performance evaluations for teachers. Supporters see the law as an attempt to break the power of labor unions.
While France reacted sharply to recent news of NSA eavesdropping on its leaders, Mexico seems relatively unfazed. Over the weekend, newly-leaked documents revealed that the NSA hacked the emails of former Mexican president Felipe Calderon.This, after news that the NSA spied on current Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto while he was campaigning.