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Trump's new idea — a 'solar wall' on Mexican border

Washington - US President Donald Trump pitched a new concept to his supporters for the wall he intends to erect on the Mexican border: cover it with solar panels -- and use the energy to cover construction costs.

Murders hit record high in Mexico

Mexico - Mexico registered a record number of murders last month, officials said, underlining the country's struggles to deal with the horrific violence surrounding the multi-billion-dollar narcotics trade.

Mexico opens probe into spying on activists, reporters

Mexico - Mexican prosecutors said Wednesday they have opened an investigation into allegations the government spied on leading journalists, human rights activists and anti-corruption campaigners.

Mexican journalists, activists accuse govt of spying on them

Mexico - A group of prominent journalists and activists in Mexico accused the government Monday of spying on them, saying their phones had been hacked with Israeli spyware sold exclusively to the state.

War for Sinaloa Cartel leaves trail of bodies in Mexico

Mexico - Since the infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was extradited to the United States, a war has broken out for control of his Sinaloa cartel, leaving a growing trail of bodies.

Dismembered bodies, shootout rock Mexican resort Cancun

Canc - Three dismembered bodies stuffed in suitcases were found Friday in Cancun, hours after the Mexican resort town was rocked by a shootout and police chase that left one gunman dead.

Mexican journalists demand justice in colleague's murder

Mexico - Murdered Mexican journalist Javier Valdez's widow, children and colleagues led protests on Thursday to mark one month since he was gunned down in the street, condemning the lack of progress in the investigation.

US urges Central America to fight drugs, with less cash

Miami - The United States pledged to help Central America defeat drug gangs and build a prosperous future Thursday, despite planning a near 30 percent cut in its own support.

Mexico's missing journalists haunt debate on violence

Mexico - It's been seven years since Guadalupe Angeles last saw her father, a Mexican journalist who, after anonymously publishing a sensitive story, left home one day and never came back.

Mexican journalists hold protests one month after reporter's murder

Mexico - Mexican journalists will march in protest Thursday to mark one month since the murder of their colleague Javier Valdez, a noted drug trafficking expert whose death appears far from being brought to justice.

In Mexico, impunity piles up along with journalists' bodies

Mexico - It can be deadly to ask questions about multibillion-dollar drug cartels or government corruption in Mexico, where more than 100 journalists have been killed since 2000.Ninety percent of those cases remain unsolved.

Mexico offers reward for leads in journalist killings

Mexico - Mexico offered an $85,000 reward Tuesday for information leading to those responsible for a string of journalists' murders, after facing criticism for failing to bring the killers to justice.

Mexican journalists bear invisible scars of drug war

Chilpancingo - After drug cartel thugs kidnapped him and threatened to burn him alive, Mexican journalist Jorge Martinez was so traumatized he couldn't leave the house.

Baby, teen among six killed in Mexico attack

Acapulco - A four-month-old baby and a 17-year-old boy were among six people shot dead on Friday at a house near the Mexican resort of Acapulco, authorities said.

Op-Ed: Univ of Oklahoma prof views Mexican-American as a point of unity Special

Norman - Robert Con Davis-Undiano’s book, "Mestizos Come Home! Making and Claiming Mexican American Identity" (2017) is trying to get the country and even other Latinos to view the Latino community differently.

In Mexico's 'Red Triangle,' stealing oil a way of life

Tepeaca - Standing in the middle of lettuce and onion fields that reek of gasoline, the farmers pause from their work to watch an army convoy drive by.Gripping their machine guns, the soldiers return the farmers' wary gaze.

DiCaprio, Mexico in push to save vaquita porpoise

Mexico - Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto agreed Wednesday to increase efforts to save the vaquita marina porpoise, burying the hatchet in a Twitter feud over the endangered species.

DiCaprio, Mexico in push to save vaquita porpoise

Mexico - Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto agreed Wednesday to increase efforts to save the vaquita marina porpoise, burying the hatchet in a Twitter feud over the endangered species.

DiCaprio, Mexico in push to save vaquita porpoise

Mexico - Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto agreed Wednesday to increase efforts to save the vaquita marina porpoise, burying the hatchet in a Twitter feud over the endangered species.

Ancient Aztec temple, ball court found in Mexico City

Mexico - A giant temple to the Aztec god of the wind and a court where the Aztecs played a deadly ball game have been discovered in the heart of Mexico City.

US, Mexico reach agreement in sugar dispute

Washington - The United States and Mexico reached an agreement Tuesday in a long-standing dispute that will allow duty-free sugar imports to resume from south of the border, albeit with new conditions.

Mexico, Guatemala to boost help for migrants deported from US

Guatemala City - Mexico and Guatemala on Tuesday said they would boost the help they give to their citizens deported back home, especially from the United States.

Mexico says sugar exports to US to remain duty-free

Mexico - The United States will continue allowing Mexico to sell it sugar duty-free, the Mexican economy minister said Tuesday as the countries prepared to announce a deal on a long-running trade dispute.

Mexico ruling party wins key state, rivals cry foul

Mexico - Mexico's ruling party managed to hold onto the governorship of the country's largest state, according to near-complete election results Monday -- which their leftist rivals rejected, vowing a fight.With 97.

Mexico ruling party claims win in key state, rivals cry foul

Toluca - Mexico's ruling party narrowly held onto the governorship of the country's largest state Sunday, according to preliminary election results, but a fiery leftist hoping to ride the race to the presidency cried foul.

Mexico ruling party risks nasty upset in governor's race

Mexico - Mexico's ruling party risks losing the governorship of the country's largest state Sunday in elections that observers say are fueling a fiery left-wing populist's prospects of becoming president next year.

Mexico arrests three over journalist Maximino Rodriguez's murder

La Paz - Three men have been arrested in Mexico for the killing of journalist Maximino Rodriguez, authorities said, after criticism over a lack of action following a wave of reporters' murders.

Salma Hayek says Hollywood treats actresses like monkeys

Cannes - Salma Hayek laid into Hollywood sexism on Tuesday, saying the system treats actresses like performing monkeys and wants rid of them once they realise they are smart.

Weekly vows to keep probing Mexico cartels even after reporter's death

Culiac - Despite the threats and the murder of colleague Javier Valdez, the weekly Riodoce plans to continue its role as a leader in investigating drug trafficking in Mexico.

Mexico reporters mourn brave murdered mentor

Culiac - Crime reporter Javier Valdez's murder has silenced one media voice in Mexico's ganglands -- but he inspired a generation of journalists who are remembering his teachings as they mourn him.
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