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Mexican troops and police committed two extrajudicial killings while confronting presumed fuel thieves in the central state of Puebla in May 2017.
Mexico’s new financial intelligence chief feels “shameful” as little has been done on bribes that Brazilian firm Odebrecht executives claim had been paid.
President Trump’s trade deal with Mexico could struggle to win approval from Congress unless Canada comes on board, lawmakers said on Tuesday.
A federal judge Friday asked U.S. government and the American Civil Liberties Union to address the rights of those separated at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Killings of land and environmental activists rose in 2017 as Mexico and the Philippines registered worrying increases
Mexico City has elected a woman mayor for the first time in history, local politician and scientist Claudia Sheinbaum
After a long time coming, Humanizing Deportation at UC Davis has just published a digital version of my poems in both spanish and english, with my own photography, to show the world what asylum seekers go through.
The UN and AFP news agency have launched a new award to recognise journalists who cover human rights abuses
July 1 election will be the first time Mexico has allowed independent presidential candidates in its modern history.