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Central American migrants cross the Suchiate River from Mexico to Guatemala, near Tecun Uman, Guatemala, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. Hundreds of Central American migrants are stranded in a sort of no-man’s land on the river border between Guatemala and Mexico after running up against lines of Mexican National Guard troops deployed to keep them from moving en masse into the country and on north toward the U.S. on Monday. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

Mexico begins flying, busing migrants back to Honduras

Jan. 21, 2020 11:18 PM EST

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — Hundreds of Central American migrants who entered southern Mexico in recent days have either been pushed back into Guatemala by Mexican troops, shipped to detention centers or returned to Honduras, officials said Tuesday. An unknown number slipped past Mexican authorities and...

Migrants from Honduras rest during their journey to reach the United States, in Entre Rios, Guatemala, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. Hundreds of migrants arrived at the Guatemala border after walking and hitching rides from San Pedro Sula, Honduras in a bid to form the kind of migrant caravan that reached the U.S. border in 2018. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

Guatemala sweeps up migrant group, returns them to border

Jan. 16, 2020 8:06 PM EST

EL CINCHADO, Guatemala (AP) — Guatemalan police accompanied by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents swept up the majority of a group of some 300 migrants Thursday, loaded them on buses and took them back to the Honduran border, effectively dashing their plans to travel together in a...

Honduran migrant Selvin Hernandez carries Mayra Irene, the baby daughter of another migrant, as another man tries to shade her with his hand amid a group of migrants trying to make it to the United States, near El Cinchado, Guatemala, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, on the border with Honduras. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

100s of migrants advance to Guatemala from Honduras

Jan. 16, 2020 12:01 AM EST

EL CINCHADO, Guatemala (AP) — Hundreds of mainly Honduran migrants started walking and hitching rides Wednesday from the city of San Pedro Sula and later crossed the Guatemala border in a bid to form the kind of migrant caravan that reached the U.S. border in 2018. But the migrants quickly divided into...

A sign announces Mexico's embassy where Bolivian police stand guard in La Paz, Bolivia, Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019. Mexico's Foreign Relations Secretary Marcelo Ebrard said the agents, who also stand around the Mexican ambassador's residence, appear to threaten Mexico's right to give asylum to nine former officials of ousted leader Evo Morales. (AP Photo/Luis Gandarillas)

Spain pulled into diplomatic spat between Bolivia, Mexico

Dec. 27, 2019 9:59 PM EST

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — A tense diplomatic feud between Bolivia's conservative interim government and Mexico expanded to include Spain on Friday when a confrontation broke out as Spanish diplomats visited the Mexican ambassador's residence in La Paz, where members of the ousted leftist government have taken...

A sign announces Mexico's embassy where Bolivian police stand guard in La Paz, Bolivia, Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019. Mexico's Foreign Relations Secretary Marcelo Ebrard said the agents, who also stand around the Mexican ambassador's residence, appear to threaten Mexico's right to give asylum to nine former officials of ousted leader Evo Morales. (AP Photo/Luis Gandarillas)

Mexico to take Bolivia embassy dispute to The Hague

Dec. 26, 2019 5:27 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico said Thursday that it will file a complaint against the interim government of Bolivia at the International Court of Justice at The Hague. Marcelo Ebrard, Mexico's foreign relations secretary, said the buildup of Bolivian security agents around the Mexican ambassador's residence...

Mexico ambassador resigns after book theft allegation

Dec. 23, 2019 11:34 AM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican ambassador who was called home after allegedly attempting to steal a book from a shop in Argentina has resigned, officials said, and relatives reported he may have suffered behavioral changes due to a brain tumor. On Monday, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador...

Mexico bullish on economy after US House OK's trade deal

Dec. 20, 2019 11:14 AM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican officials expressed optimism Friday about the country’s economic future after the U.S. House of Representatives approved the renegotiated North American trade deal following lengthy and at times contentious negotiations. Foreign Relations Secretary Marcelo Ebrard said the...

Jesus Seade, Mexican undersecretary to North America, walks out following a meeting with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer​​ in Washington, Monday, Dec. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

US, Mexico quickly mend rift over North American trade deal

Dec. 16, 2019 4:58 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Mexico moved quickly Monday to defuse a dispute over President Donald Trump’s revamped North American trade pact. At issue are five labor attaches the United States intends to send to Mexico to oversee the Mexican government’s labor reforms. Those plans...

Deputy Prime Minister of Canada Chrystia Freeland, left, Mexico's top trade negotiator Jesus Seade, center, and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, sign an update to the North American Free Trade Agreement, at the national palace in Mexico City, Tuesday, Dec. 10. 2019. Observing from behind are Mexico's Treasury Secretary Arturo Herrera, left, Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, second left, Mexico's Labor Secretary Maria Alcade, third left, and The President of the Mexican Senate Ricardo Monreal. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

Mexico reaffirms rejection of US labor inspectors

Dec. 16, 2019 11:34 AM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard said Monday he does not feel tricked by the insertion of a provision for labor inspectors in legislation for a new regional trade agreement before the U.S. Congress. Mexico's lead negotiator for the accord that will replace the North American Free...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Democrats, White House forge new North American trade deal

Dec. 10, 2019 6:08 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats and the White House announced a deal Tuesday on a modified North American trade pact, handing President Donald Trump a major Capitol Hill win on the same day that impeachment charges were announced against him. Both sides hailed the deal as a win for American workers. They...