Mexico says National Guard deployment is complete
TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — Mexico has completed its deployment of 6,000 National Guard agents to help control the flow of migrants headed toward the U.S. and filled 650 immigration agency posts to...
TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — Mexican officials said Tuesday they are beginning deployment of the country's new National Guard for immigration enforcement, an accelerated commitment of a 6,000-strong...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three days after U.S. President Donald Trump announced a deal with Mexico to stem the flow of migrants at the southern border, the two countries appear unable to agree on exactly...
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said he was reluctantly prepared to slap retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods if negotiators in Washington had failed to strike a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. threats to impose tariffs on Mexico (all times local):
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is thanking his Mexican counterpart for his...
Mexico seeks to neutralize Trump’s tariff threat
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mexico is going all out this week on the lobbying front.
Top officials from the government, private sector and members of the country's Congress make up the largest Mexican...
CULIACAN, Mexico (AP) — Tomato exporter Sergio Esquer Peiro spent much of Friday in hastily called meetings with other stunned growers, trying to evaluate the potential fallout of U.S. President...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mexico would like the United States to speed up projects announced in December for Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador that involve $5.8 billion in investment, the country's...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mexico proposed Thursday that the United States finance seven projects aimed at boosting the economies of three Central American nations whose poverty and violence push desperate...
Mexican consulates to perform same-sex marriages
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's foreign affairs secretary has instructed the country's consulates throughout the world to allow all citizens, regardless of gender, to marry in their...
Mexico to receive UN help in missing students case
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico has signed an agreement with the United Nations' top human rights official for technical assistance in its latest attempt to determine what happened to 43 missing...
Mexico expresses concern about US border slowdowns
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government said Tuesday there are significant slowdowns at U.S. border crossings, particularly at three of the eight between Ciudad Juarez and El Paso,...
Mexico says it won’t react to Trump threats over border
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's foreign relations secretary said Friday his country won't react to U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to close the U.S.-Mexico border, and its president even held a...
US pledges $10.6B aid for Central America, southern Mexico
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The United States pledged $5.8 billion in aid and investment Tuesday for strengthening government and economic development in Central America, and another $4.8 billion in development aid for southern Mexico.
The U.S aid aims to promote better security conditions and job opportunities as part of a regional plan to allow Central Americans and Mexicans to remain in their countries and not have to emigrate.
Mexico pledges $30 million to Northern Triangle development
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's foreign minister says his country will contribute more than $30 million over five years to a regional development program for the so-called Northern Triangle region of Central America, the source of the migrant caravans.
US and Mexico talk amid search for agreement on migration
WASHINGTON (AP) — The new foreign minister of Mexico has held talks with U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen as they seek ways to curb the flow of Central American migrants heading north.
Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard says he had a "cordial and respectful" meeting with Nielsen. But no agreement was announced following their talks Monday in Washington.
The Latest: Mexico readies presidential jet for sale
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The latest on Mexico's new president (all times local):
Mexico's presidential jet will depart for San Bernardino, California, on Monday to be reconditioned for sale as part of the austerity push by new President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.
Mexico accepts housing migrants, seeks US development aid
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — As Mexico wrestles with what to do with more than 5,000 Central American migrants camped out at a sports complex in the border city of Tijuana, President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's government signaled Tuesday that it would be willing to house the migrants on Mexican soil while they apply for asylum in the United States — a key demand of U.S. President Donald Trump.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Sunday released a seven-page letter he sent to U.S. President Donald Trump detailing how he plans to improve Mexico's economy and security when he takes office in December so that Mexicans do not feel the need to migrate.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the Cabinet-level delegation's meetings with officials in Mexico City (all times EDT):
Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has given a high-level U.S. delegation a proposal for how the two countries can work together on key areas of cooperation.
That's according to Marcelo Ebrard, whom Lopez Obrador has chosen to be foreign relations secretary after he takes office Dec. 1.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The man proposed to be Mexico's next foreign minister said Monday that the United States government under President Donald Trump has treated Mexico badly.
Marcelo Ebrard said one of his goals will be to look for areas of common understanding with the U.S. government.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Thursday that he will propose former Mexico City Mayor Marcelo Ebrard to be the country's next top diplomat.
Lopez Obrador said in a news conference that his previous pick, Hector Vasconcelos, was elected as a senator and will serve in that body.
"I have all confidence in him" and "he is a man who is going to help us a lot," Lopez Obrador said of his new choice for foreign relations secretary.