The bodyguards linger in the steakhouse foyer, conspicuous with their handguns in lumpy fanny packs. The bulletproof SUV sits in quick-getaway position outside. And now Lydia Cacho Ribeiro's cellphone rings.
Mexico's economy slowed in the last three months of 2006, and that could have consequences in the United States: Tough times in Mexico typically fuel immigration north of the border.
Tens of thousands of demonstrators marched through Mexico's capital night to protest a surge in tortilla prices that has put President Felipe Calderon under intense pressure. Soaring U.S. demand for ethanol has sent corn prices to their highe
The police department has issued about 60 slingshots to officers in the violent border city of Tijuana, where soldiers confiscated police weapons two weeks ago on allegations of collusion with drug traffickers.
To stem a growing restlessness among the nation's poor Mexico's new president Felipe Calderón faces the delicate balance of tackling poverty's roots while also addressing its symptoms. He has moved quickly to promise aid for some of the m
All of the global economic development efforts may be for naught if the Mexican Civic Association for Silver are not successful in bringing honest money back into circulation in Mexico; providing a model for the rest of the world to follow.
Thousands of troops rolled into a key Mexican drug stronghold to set fire to marijuana and opium fields and round up traffickers, sent by President Felipe Calderon to restore order in a region where smugglers have defied authorities with beheadings a
Filmmaker Brad Will always was attracted to fiery protests and popular rebellion. So he had high hopes when he went to southern Mexico to document violent clashes between angry leftists and a state government known for repression and abuse. Instea
Mass opposition in the streets of Mexico City and around the country opposing the stolen presidential election and decades of injustice and abuse.
Mexico's new President Felipe Calderon reached out to opponents hours after fistfights erupted in Congress between his supporters and lawmakers seeking to thwart his inauguration.
Mexico's President elect, Felipe Calderon, is about to take over tomorrow and the left wing opposition party, PRD, has violently invaded the Congress to avoid this act which is a constitutional mandate.
A Mexican court ordered former president Luis Echeverria to face trial for his part in a 1968 massacre of leftist students just days before the Olympic Games in the capital, his lawyer said.
The loser of Mexico's presidential election plans to inaugurate himself today as the "legitimate president of Mexico," an act of defiance that could portend years of political chaos for President-elect Felipe Calderón.
A newspaper editor was found dead in a hotel room in this Pacific resort city, a day after running stories about organized crime and corruption in the city government.
Bombs exploded at Mexican political and financial targets, rattling a country already nervous about unrest in a poor southern state and a deep political rift from an acrimonious election in July.
A U.S.-Mexico border fence aimed at keeping illegal immigrants out of the United States will "enormously complicate" relations between the countries, Mexican president-elect Felipe Calderon said.
In recent weeks, gunmen suspected of being off-duty policemen have shot protesters manning blockades such as the ones around the city's graceful central plaza. Five people have been killed in drive-by shootings and ambushes.
Militants with clubs roam Oaxaca, raiding government offices and dragging out employees who refuse to leave. Barricades and torched vehicles block the streets. Captured radio stations broadcast leftist manifestos. Police have fled the city, and the g
An electoral court will name conservative Felipe Calderon to be Mexico's next president on Tuesday, ending months of legal battles but not spirited protests by leftists who say he stole a July vote.
President Vicente Fox refused to deliver his state-of-the nation report to Congress, after leftist lawmakers seized control of the stage. It was the first time a Mexican leader hasn't given the annual address.
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, convinced he won't be awarded the presidency, has vowed to create a parallel leftist government and is urging Mexicans not to recognize the apparent victory of the ruling party's Felipe Calderon.
The spirit of the Mexican people's resistance against authoritarian rule
Mexico's top electoral court threw out allegations of massive fraud in last month's presidential election, handing almost certain victory to conservative candidate Felipe Calderon.
Mexico's electoral court will hold a public session on Monday at 6 a.m. (PST) to give the results of the recount earlier this month at 9% of polling stations in the July 2 presidential election, which leftists say was rigged against them.
Mexico's leftist opposition party has given up hope of the electoral court handing it a victory in a disputed presidential vote and plans to step up protests to make life tough for the country's next leader.
Mexican conservative Felipe Calderon said a partial recount in a fiercely contested election has confirmed his victory and he is confident a top court will now declare him president-elect. "Not one significant anomaly was found," Calderon s
Mexican riot police fired tear gas and used clubs to drive back leftist legislators and supporters protesting outside Congress in the first violent clash over a fiercely contested presidential election. Several lawmakers from the left-wing party whos
Electoral officials fanned out across the country to begin a partial recount in Mexico's tight presidential election, while leftists alleging vote fraud blocked bank headquarters in the capital and vowed to take their disruptive protests nationwi
Police fired shots into the air Monday to clear more than 100 protesters from outside the state economy ministry, the latest incident in a wave of confrontations and protests that have driven many tourists out of this historic Mexican city.
Mexico's top electoral court ordered a partial recount on Saturday in a fiercely contested presidential election, angering leftists who are threatening mass protests unless all votes are counted again.