The 'El Chapo' legend gets a new chapter
The first time the Mexican drug lord escaped from prison was in a laundry basket. This time, he dug a 30-foot tunnel beneath the shower space in his prison cell.
Mexican drug lord Guzman fled through tunnel in prison cell
Drug kingpin Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman escaped through a one-mile long tunnel that was dug under the shower space of his prison cell in central Mexico.
Mexico 'a death trap for migrants' one year after new border program launched
Though last year's influx of Central American migrants spawned reform, migrants remain easy prey.
Mexico gets billions more dollars from migrants than from oil exports
Migrant workers' remittances have almost bounced back to their pre-Great Recession peak.
Mexico bans wild animals in circuses — but there's no place for them to go
A new law in banning the use of tigers, elephants, zebras, lions and other exotic animals in circuses comes into effect next week.
'Zero Dark Thirty' creator exposes horrors of Mexico's drug war in new documentary
'Cartel Land' is beautifully filmed, but tough to watch.
What if Mexicans celebrated Fourth of July the way Americans celebrate Cinco de Mayo?
"Let's put some traditional ketchup on everything!"
Sugary drinks lead to more deaths in Mexico than violent crimes do, study says
Mexico is the world's biggest consumer of sodas.
Mexican breaks the internet by turning Caitlyn Jenner and Donald Trump into piñatas
These are not for your average 6-year-old's birthday party.
Mexico to Donald Trump: You are one ‘ignorant,' 'prejudiced' hombre
'They’re rapists,' Trump said of Mexicans while announcing his candidacy for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.
Mexican teens did a Nazi dance performance at a tiny competition. Now it’s a huge scandal
Although there's not a strong far-right movement, Mexico has had a long fascination with the Nazis.
Mexico City wants to take the world's biggest selfie
This Saturday, organizers in the Mexican capital hope for a Guinness record with thousands turning out for one ginormous photo.
Mexico has to vote this weekend amid candidate killings and ballot burnings
The death toll in the runup to Sunday's midterm elections is over 20, and counting.
Global warming is making Mexico City smog worse
It's a long, uphill battle against dirty air in North America’s largest city, which has been a laboratory for pollution in megacities around the planet.
Mexican taxis promise to 'hunt down' Uber drivers
The global turf war between app-order rides and traditional taxi drivers just got fierce in Mexico.
Uber just found another way to anger Mexico City's taxi drivers
Another battle in the war between Uber and the city's taxi drivers.
Mexico's top election official offended the nation with a racist rant
It would be a bit like a US Supreme Court judge getting caught using the N-word.
Watch this Mexican lawmaker head-butt a city worker and get away with it
Mexico's legislators are immune from prosecution — even if they pull a Zinedine Zidane.
These are the signs Mexico is finally taking its corruption problem seriously
A new website exposes candidates' wealth, and a new anti-corruption system could make dirty politicos more vulnerable to prosecution.
Mexicans are baffled that the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight opened with Mexico's national anthem
Boxer Floyd Mayweather is American and his opponent Manny Pacquiao is Filipino. So why did the Mexican national anthem open their big match in Vegas?
The campaign ads Mexico's censors don't want you to see
You thought Democrats and Republicans got nasty?
Mexico's drug cartels are making millions robbing multinational corporations
When gunmen in Mexico carried out one of the world’s biggest ever gold heists this month, Canadian pit operator McEwen Mining was left looking at $8.5 million in lost metal.
The DEA gets sued for spying on Americans' international phone calls
Human Rights Watch wants to make sure the US drug agency terminates and never restarts its bulk phone data collection.
Mexico nearly doubles deportations of US-bound migrants
Central American migrants heading to the United States are being turned back before they even reach the Rio Grande — by Mexican police.
Meet Mexico’s fastest growing drug cartel. It even builds its own rifles
The Jalisco New Generation cartel is expanding its territory, ambushing government forces and even assembling its own assault weapons.
Mexico unveils national strategy for Paris climate talks
Officials are planning a 22-percent cut in greenhouse gas emissions below business-as-usual levels by 2030.
The making of James Bond 'Spectre' in Mexico may be more thrilling than the actual movie
Real-life plots on the 007 set have spun from corporate hacking to alleged government 'bribes.'
Pope Francis' drug war riffs keep offending the second biggest Catholic country
First he warns of the impending 'Mexicanization' of Argentina. Then he says 'the devil is punishing Mexico.' ¿Qué pasa, Francisco?
Mexico is nabbing cartel leaders. Here's why the government is far from victory
Ninety of Mexico's 122 most wanted men have now been taken out of action — analysts say the high-profile arrests have created smaller, vicious splinter groups.
Mexico busts another drug kingpin. This time it's Omar Trevino, leader of the Zetas cartel
His arrest came just days after the capture of Servando 'La Tuta' Gomez, leader of the Knights Templar drug gang, who was the most wanted capo still at large in Mexico.
Check out these spectacular photos of Mexico's Colima volcano erupting
Photographers and volcanologists have been traveling to an observatory near the volcano to witness and record the impressive show.