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At Ibero-American summit, calls to address migration

Nov. 16, 2018 5:22 PM EST

ANTIGUA, Guatemala (AP) — Leaders at a summit of Ibero-American nations called Friday for development and assistance for the poor to alleviate waves of migrants fleeing poverty, violence, political instability and persecution in the Americas. More than a dozen presidents and King Felipe VI of Spain met in...

Cartel member testifies against 'El Chapo' at US trial

Nov. 14, 2018 7:11 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — An admitted former Mexican cartel member first met the notorious drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman when he helped him evade a manhunt, he said in court testimony Wednesday. Taking the witness stand for the government at Guzman's U.S. trial, Jesus Zambada identified Guzman in the courtroom...

The Latest: Cartel member testifies at NY El Chapo trial

Nov. 14, 2018 3:13 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest at the New York trial of Mexican drug smuggler El Chapo (all times local): 3:15 p.m. An admitted former member of a Mexican drug cartel has identified Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman (wah-KEEN' ehl CHAH'-poh gooz-MAHN') as one of the organization's leaders. Jesus Zambada named Guzman...

US trial of Mexican drug lord "El Chapo" gets underway

Nov. 13, 2018 7:36 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The infamous Mexican drug lord and escape artist Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was alternately portrayed at his U.S. trial on Tuesday as a calculating leader of a bloodthirsty smuggling operation that funneled tons of cocaine and other drugs into American cities and a scapegoat for a conspiracy...

The Latest: Lawyer: El Chapo wasn't running violent cartel

Nov. 13, 2018 7:10 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest from the New York trial of the Mexican drug lord known as "El Chapo" (all times local): 7 p.m. Two presidents of Mexico are denying a U.S. lawyer's claim they took bribes to protect drug traffickers. A lawyer for Mexican smuggler Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman told a jury in New York...

IMF warns about uncertainty over Lopez Obrador policies

Nov. 8, 2018 2:25 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund warned Thursday that uncertainty associated with the policies of the incoming administration of Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador persists and poses a significant challenge for the country's economy. The IMF issued the warning in a report...

Fitch shifts Mexico debt outlook from stable to negative

Oct. 31, 2018 3:53 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Fitch Ratings changed its outlook on Mexico's long-term foreign-currency debt issues Wednesday from "stable" to "negative," citing the potential policies of President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador. The leftist Lopez Obrador has tried to smooth anxieties in the business community, but...

2nd group of migrants enters Mexico as main caravan resumes

Oct. 29, 2018 9:27 PM EDT

TECUN UMAN, Guatemala (AP) — Hundreds of Central Americans following in the footsteps of a thousands-strong migrant caravan making its way toward the U.S. border crossed a river from Guatemala into Mexico on Monday, defying a heavy Federal Police presence deployed to patrol that country's southern...

Mexico referendum cancels partly built $13 billion airport

Oct. 29, 2018 7:54 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's president-elect said Monday he will respect the result of a referendum that rejected a partly built new airport for Mexico City, effectively ending the $13 billion project. "The decision taken by the citizens is democratic, rational and efficient," Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador...

Migrant caravan rests; 2nd group seeks entry into Mexico

Oct. 28, 2018 11:28 PM EDT

TAPANATEPEC, Mexico (AP) — Thousands of Central American migrants took a break Sunday on their caravan's long journey through southern Mexico while vowing to press ahead toward the U.S. border roughly 1,000 miles away. Hundreds more migrants tried to force their way into Mexico at the Guatemala border, and...