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More cracks found in Mexico City subway line that collapsed

Dec. 29, 2021 20:29 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Inspectors have found 21 more cracks in welds or steel structural pieces on an elevated subway line that had a section collapse in May, killing 26 people, officials said Wednesday. Studies on the fallen section found the failure was caused by construction...

US and Mexico begin work on new security framework

Dec. 14, 2021 13:19 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico and the United States began work Tuesday on the new framework that will govern their security relationship going forward and replaces the Merida Initiative, which had focused on building up Mexico’s capabilities to battle the drug cartels. The...

Extortionists target families of crash victims in Guatemala

Dec. 13, 2021 12:49 PM EST

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemalan families awaiting word on the fate of relatives involved in a deadly migrant smuggling accident in southern Mexico are now also living with the terror of extortionists telling them their loved ones have been kidnapped. In the vacuum of official...

Gun makers ask court to dismiss Mexican government lawsuit

Nov. 22, 2021 20:39 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Gun manufacturers asked a federal court in Massachusetts on Monday to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Mexico’s government in August arguing that U.S. gun manufacturers and distributors fueled violence in Mexico through their negligent and illegal commercial practices. ...

Biden praises Canada, Mexico as leaders discuss strains

Nov. 18, 2021 22:42 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Reviving three-way North American summitry after a five-year break, President Joe Biden on Thursday joined with the leaders of Canada and Mexico to declare their nations can work together and prove “democracies can deliver” even as they sort out differences on key...

Biden to host Canada's Trudeau, López Obrador at White House

Nov. 10, 2021 11:04 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is set to hold face-to-face talks with his fellow North American leaders next week in Washington, reviving a tradition that had been shelved during the Trump administration. The White House on Wednesday announced plans for the Nov....

US judge approves extradition of former Mexico governor

Nov. 09, 2021 12:50 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — A United States federal judge has certified the extradition of a former Mexican governor accused of embezzling millions of dollars in state funds. U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken will make the final call on sending César Duarte back to Mexico to...

Oklahoma governor traveling to Mexico amid consulate plans

Nov. 02, 2021 11:34 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt is traveling to Mexico, arriving Tuesday afternoon for what his office says is a visit to strengthen trade and economic ties and discuss plans for a Mexican consulate in the state. Stitt and a delegation that includes...

Migrant caravan grows as it heads through southern Mexico

Oct. 27, 2021 17:44 PM EDT

VILLA COMALTITLAN, Mexico (AP) — A growing migrant caravan filled the square in this town in Chiapas state on Wednesday afternoon after knocking off another 13 miles of its trek across southern Mexico. About 2,000 migrants had walked out of the southern city of...