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Mexico

  1. international affairs
    The Migrant Crisis Means No Honeymoon for Mexico’s New PresidentPresident López Obrador’s first term has begun, and so has the challenge of handling the migrant caravan and a disruptive leader north of the border.
  2. immigration
    As Trump Screamed About the Border in ‘16, Unauthorized Immigration Was DroppingFor all of the president’s demagoguery about Mexico, entries from that country declined steadily from 2007 to 2016, as did all border violations.
  3. immigration
    What to Know About the Crisis at the U.S.–Mexico BorderOn Sunday, U.S. authorities closed off the busiest port of entry and sprayed tear gas at hundreds of asylum-seekers.
  4. weekend with
    All the Colors of Mexico CityAn art director photographs the capital.
  5. immigration
    As Migrants Arrive En Masse, Tijuana Mayor Declares ‘Humanitarian Crisis’Nearly 5,000 migrants have arrived, overwhelming the Mexican border town.
  6. out of office
    A Stylish Travel Guide to Mexico CityFrom a New York City expat with great taste, Abby Clawson Low.
  7. religion
    Upload Your Prayers to the Virgin of GuadalupeIn Mexico, the Basilica of Guadalupe offers a digital pilgrimage. It’s not the only holy site to do so.
  8. global tech
    The Pirate Cell Towers of Rural MexicoA small nonprofit is fighting Mexico’s big telecom companies and providing low-cost cell-phone service to the country’s indigenous groups.
  9. immigration
    U.S.A. or Bust: Migrants Explain Why They’re Marching“There is no work back home. No future.”
  10. trade
    U.S. and Canada Strike a Deal to Save NAFTAIt will be called the “United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement,” or USMCA.
  11. immigration
    Trump Wants U.S. to Pay Mexico for Deportations, Spend More on Border WallDespite talk of making Mexico pay, the administration told Congress it’s diverting $20 million in U.S. foreign aid to help Mexico fund deportations.
  12. crime
    Sex Cult NXIVM Was Allegedly Planning to Infiltrate the Mexican GovernmentKeith Raniere, founder of the alleged sex cult, was very close with the former Mexican president’s son.
  13. AMLO Isn’t Mexico’s Trump — Nor Is He Trump’s Natural EnemyAndrés Manuel López Obrador’s presidential win could shift U.S.-Mexico relations, but caricatures don’t do justice to the idiosyncratic left-populist.
  14. Leftist Andrés Manuel López Obrador Wins Mexican Presidential ElectionThe populist upended Mexico’s political establishment by vowing to fight corruption and poverty, and take a tougher stance toward President Trump.
  15. Trump Slaps Steel and Aluminum Tariffs on the E.U., Canada, and MexicoThe decision is likely to lead these core American allies to retaliate against American exporters.
  16. immigration
    A Mexico City BBQ Restaurant Is Hiring Trump’s Deportees“That’s our government. I feel responsible for it,” says Pinche Gringo’s expat owner.
  17. party time
    Gwyneth Paltrow Is Reportedly Making Bachelorette Party PlansIn one of her favorite vacation spots.
  18. Despite Conflicts of Interest, Kushner Is Still Running U.S. DiplomacyThe Mexican government has discussed exploiting Kushner’s inexperience and venality. Kushner just met privately with Mexican officials anyway.
  19. Mexican President Won’t Visit the White House As PlannedThis may come as a shock, but he still wants Trump to stop pretending that Mexico will pay for a border wall.
  20. The Canadians Think Trump Will Try to Kill NAFTA. Are They Right?The president longs for trade war — but also a booming stock market and the approval of his corporate donors.
  21. Deportations Are Down Under Trump, But Arrests of Non-Criminal Immigrants SurgeThe number of non-criminal immigrants arrested in 2017 increased by 250 percent.
  22. Samantha Bee Meets La Brigada Feminista, Mexico’s All-Woman Earthquake […]Here’s a great segment from last night’s Full Frontal, where Samantha Bee heads down to Mexico City to meet members of an all-woman rescue team […]
  23. Trump’s Demands Have Deadlocked NAFTA TalksMexico, Canada, and the U.S. have agreed to delay the next round of talks, as White House continues to insist on reforms its neighbors won’t abide.
  24. Why Trump Just Might Blow Up NAFTASince losing a proxy battle with Breitbart in Alabama, the president has been increasingly willing to sow chaos for the far right’s pleasure.
  25. As He Prepares to Blow Up NAFTA, Trump Warms to a New Trade Deal With CanadaNegotiators are meeting to save NAFTA, but Trump doesn’t seem to want that.
  26. breaking bad news
    Meth-Laced 7Up Is Killing People in MexicoThe soda has been pulled from stores in the state of Baja California.
  27. coming together
    How Mexico City’s Restaurants Are Rallying to Offer Free Food and Comfort“We’re serving people who are helping our country and our city, so why don’t we treat them as heroes?”
  28. news you can booze
    AB InBev Proposes Immigration Plan Where Mexicans Just Stay Home and Sell BeerIt argues that smuggling yourself into America can cost $20,000, but opening a beer store is only $5,000.
  29. Magnitude 8.1 Earthquake Hits MexicoThe epicenter was located around 102 miles off the coast of Tapachula in Chiapas.
  30. shortages
    Avocado Prices Climb to an Even Crazier All-time HighA case of them costs four times what it did at the start of 2016.
  31. the chain gang
    Just When You Thought It Was Over, Starbucks Unveils a ‘Mermaid Frappuccino’Only in Mexico, though — the ingredients “are not available in Starbucks stores in the U.S.”
  32. news you can booze
    BrewDog Is Supposedly Building a Bar Across the U.S.–Mexico BorderIt will theoretically serve Mexican beer to Americans, and Texan beer to Mexicans.
  33. House Approves $1.6 Billion for Border-Wall ConstructionBut the funding probably won’t make it through the Senate.
  34. Trump Says He ‘Absolutely’ Still Wants Mexico to Pay for WallAt a meeting with Enrique Peña Nieto, Trump returns to the topic that drove a wedge between the two leaders.
  35. gallery
    Frida Kahlo Appears in This Striking New Coffee-Table BookThe book México: 1900-1950 traces the rise of modern Mexican art.
  36. the chain gang
    Trump’s Unpopularity Is Hurting Starbucks’s Business in MexicoIt’s the first U.S. brand with Mexican sales affected by “anti-Trump sentiment.”
  37. video feed
    Mexico’s Tourism Board Invented a Cloud That Rains TequilaSmart move.
  38. Trump Signals He Will Seek Relatively Modest Changes to NAFTADuring the campaign, Trump promised to “rip up” the trade agreement. Now, his administration appears content to make NAFTA a bit more like the TPP.
  39. Trump’s Top Trade Adviser Tries to Sell Mexico On ‘North America First’Peter Navarro wants the new NAFTA to protect the North American manufacturing market from overseas competition.
  40. State Department Reportedly Didn’t Know the Mexican Foreign Minister Was in TownAnother report that hints at the the marginalization of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
  41. Trump’s ‘Big, Beautiful’ Border Wall Threatened by Political RealityIt’s still unclear what the barrier will look like, and even Republicans are questioning how it will be paid for.
  42. stunt foods
    Mexican Chef Can’t Get Anyone to Eat His $25,000 TacoWait, a gold-infused tortilla filled with Kobe beef, caviar, and truffles doesn’t sound good to you either?
  43. Check Out Some Clips from ‘Conan Without Borders: Made In Mexico’Conan O’Brien’s new remote special Conan Without Borders: Made In Mexico aired on TBS last night, and for his first episode aired in Mexico, […]
  44. Conan O’Brien Asks for Border Wall Donations in This ‘Conan Without […]Conan O’Brien’s next remote special Conan Without Borders: Made In Mexico airs on TBS next week, and the network recently released a sneak peek […]
  45. Trump May Be the Only Hope for a Mexican President’s Political RevivalTrump has a big investment in anti-Mexican sentiment. But Mexico’s president could thrive by uniting his people against the bully of the north.
  46. In Mexico, Trump Administration Promises There Will Be ‘No Mass Deportations’Hours after Trump called his plan for immigration enforcement a “military operation,” DHS secretary Kelly assured Mexico that it is no such thing.
  47. Trump Immigration Memo Angers Mexico; Spicer Says Relationship Is ‘Phenomenal’Just as Secretary of State Tillerson and Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly arrive for high-level talks.
  48. Timing of Trump Immigration Memos Undermines Cabinet Members’ Visit to MexicoThey were released just as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly headed south.
  49. overnights
    Top Chef Charleston Recap: Now We’re in Mexico!Of course margaritas are involved.
  50. Tillerson Takes First Official Trip Abroad, Meets With Russian CounterpartAmerica’s top diplomat got off to a bit of a stilted start.
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