Mexico City Bureau

Last week, two people died in a school shooting in northern Mexico; one of them was the shooter himself, an 11-year-old student. The investigation is now leading to a possible link between his family and organized crime.
Mexican Presidential Plane Back From U.S. After A Year
For about a year, Mexico’s presidential airplane has been for sale in California as part of the Mexican government’s austerity plan. But a deal hasn’t been made, and the plane will go back to its homeland.
Jan. 15, 2020
Mexican Consulates Will Reinforce Legal Protection To Workers
Mexico is asking its consulates in Canada and the U.S. to help strengthen protections for Mexican workers before the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA) takes effect.
Jan. 14, 2020
Number Of Mexicans With Work Visas In The U.S. Increase
The Trump administration has been trying to restrict all forms of legal migration in the U.S.. But Mexico is praising the increase of Mexican migrants in the U.S. under work visa programs.
Jan. 10, 2020
School Shooting In Northern Mexico Leaves 2 Dead
Two people died in a school shooting in northern Mexico. The country is in shock, as these kind of incidents are uncommon in the neighboring nation.
Jan. 10, 2020
Mexican Asylum Seekers Might Be Forced To Apply In Guatemala
Mexicans seeking asylum in the U.S. might be forced to apply thousands of miles away from the border between both countries, in Guatemala. The Mexican government is not pleased.
Jan. 8, 2020
NBA Plays To Score And Win In Mexico
Mexico has become an attractive market for American sports leagues. That includes the NBA, which wants to expand its presence and build strong alliances — and the Phoenix Suns are part of that effort.
Dec. 19, 2019
Family Traveling From U.S. Attacked Near Mexico Border
Many travelers drove back from Mexico last weekend as the holiday season came to an end. But one family was unable to make it back, after being attacked a few miles from the U.S. border.
Jan. 6, 2020
Fear Steps In The Way Of Mexico’s Hunt For Human Traffickers
Mexican authorities have been grappling with their own immigration issues, including trying to stop humans from being smuggled into their country. It’s a problem that statistics may not be able to capture.
Jan. 6, 2020
From Mexico, A Christmas Tale — With A Feathered-Snake Tail
For years, Santa Claus has been bringing gifts to children from all over the world on Christmas Eve. But there was a time in Mexico when the man on the sleigh was threatened to be replaced by an ancient god.
Dec. 19, 2019
Accusations Against EX-Amazon CEO In Mexico Ignite Feminist Debates
In recent months, a movement in Mexico against machismo and femicides has gained more notoriety. And the recent murder of the wife of the former CEO of Amazon Mexico added fuel to the fire, pushing for changes in the laws.
Dec. 19, 2019
Phoenix Suns Treat Mexico City To Its First NBA Overtime
Mexico City experienced its first-ever overtime for an NBA game Saturday. It was also the sixth time that the Suns played there, on what ended up being a tense and tight game against San Antonio.
Diamondbacks Will Play In Mexico City's First Regular-Season MLB Game
Dec. 15, 2019
First Time For The Diamondbacks In Mexico City
For the first time, Mexico City will host a regular-season Major League Baseball game. The Arizona Diamondbacks will face the San Diego Padres at the recently inaugurated Alfredo Harp Helú Stadium on April 18 and 19.
Dec. 13, 2019
U.S. Offers Reward For Mexican Drug Cartel Leader
Notorious Mexican drug kingpin Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán might be behind bars, but the cartels are still operating. And the U.S. government is now offering a reward to capture the leader of a criminal organization based in Mexico.
Dec. 13, 2019
Mexican President Thanks Trump For Not Designating Cartels As Terrorists
President Trump stated on Twitter that he will hold off on his push to designate Mexican drug cartels as terrorist groups. The announcement has been well received by the Mexican government.
Dec. 9, 2019
Bolivian Ex-President Evo Morales Leaves His Exile In Mexico
Former Bolivian president Evo Morales has left Mexico after living there in exile for half a month. But controversy surrounding the leader was left behind.
Dec. 9, 2019
U.S. Attorney General Meets With Mexican Authorities
Attorney General William Barr traveled south of the border this week to meet with Mexican authorities, including the president. The conversations focused on improving security, and Mexico insists on protecting its sovereignty.
Dec. 6, 2019
Crimes Go Unpunished In Mexico Every Day — How Do You Get More People To Care?
In Mexico, government and criminal impunity has become so ubiquitous during the country’s decade-long war on drug cartels that unpunished crimes make headlines on a daily basis, and many people have begun seeing them as a fact of life. That seeming indifference is the target of a recent study led by two Mexican policy analysts who study human rights violations in their country.
Dec. 3, 2019
New Mexican Consul In Tucson Is Raising Eyebrows
Just a few weeks ago, Tucson got a new Mexican consul. But the diplomat is already raising concerns regarding his political affiliations and his relationship with the press.
Dec. 5, 2019
Mexico Prepares To Receive Millions Of Expats For The Holidays
This holiday season, Mexico expects the return of more than 3 million Mexicans living abroad — the vast majority coming from the U.S. And the government is launching a program to help them as they journey home.
Dec. 4, 2019
Family Of Murdered Mormons In Sonora Asks For Unity
Almost a month ago, three mothers and six children were murdered by suspected drug cartels in Sonora. Their relatives, still seeking justice, met with the Mexican president and participated in a protest against his government.
Dec. 2, 2019