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  1. movie review
    Netflix’s I’m No Longer Here Is a Lovely Tale of Music, Migration, and LossFrom the director of Los Espookys, it’s a heartbreaking drama about a cumbia-obsessed teen’s journey from Mexico to New York.
  2. international women's day
    Thousands of Women Marched for International Women’s DayOn Sunday, women around the world took to the streets to protest femicide, fascism, and discriminatory labor practices.
  3. trade
    Trump Mulls Throwing Big Pharma Under the Bus to Save NAFTA 2.0The U.S. has long used trade deals as an excuse to export America’s high drug prices. Trump is reportedly willing to back away from that tradition.
  4. crime
    A Mormon Family Was Brutally Murdered in Mexico. What Happened?Three mothers and six children were killed while traveling in northern Mexico.
  5. foreign interests
    The Massacre of a Mormon Family in Mexico Will Hang Over the 2020 ElectionThis horrific example of Mexico’s security problems will likely become a fixture in Trump’s rhetoric on combating violence south of the border.
  6. power
    Julian Castro Escorts LGBTQ Asylum Seekers Across Mexico-U.S. BorderBut hours after the group was told their cases were reviewed, they were returned to Mexico.
  7. the urbanist
    An Artist’s Guide to San Miguel de AllendeVegan tacos, indigenious textiles, and historic haciendas.
  8. the urbanist
    A Gallery Owners’ Guide to Mexico CityYouthful art spaces, the best chilaquiles, and a goth-punk flea market.
  9. el chapo
    El Chapo Sentenced to Life in Prison, Likely Headed to ‘Alcatraz of the Rockies’The Feds aren’t taking any chances with the known escape artist and will likely send him to a supermax prison in Colorado.
  10. foreign interests
    Trump’s Unlawful Asylum Policy Is a Jab at MexicoTrump needs our southern neighbors’ help to fix the migrant crisis – so he’s forcing them into illegal agreements that come with unmanageable burdens.
  11. horror
    Into the Dark’s Immigration Horror Story Is a Sci-Fi Nightmare“I really am heartbroken,” says Mexican-Canadian director Gigi Saul Guerrero. “I wanted to showcase every inch of what I’m feeling.”
  12. immigration
    The Story Behind the Viral Photo of a Drowned Migrant Father and ToddlerThe photo has been compared to a 2015 image of a drowned Syrian boy that drew attention to the refugee crisis.
  13. trailer mix
    See the Exclusive Trailer and Poster for the New Wave, Neon This Is Not BerlinA coming-of-age film set in Mexico City’s mid-’80s queer art scene.
  14. tariffs
    Trump’s Mexico Tariffs Might Actually WorkMexico is reportedly on the cusp of making major concessions to prevent Trump’s duties from going into effect.
  15. tariffs
    Trump’s Threatened Tariffs on Mexico: Everything We KnowA 5 percent tariff on all Mexico imports is set to go into effect on Monday, and virtually everyone opposes it.
  16. fashion
    Opening Ceremony Is Bringing Mexican Designers to New YorkFor a full year.
  17. the economy
    Trump’s Two-Front Trade War Is UnsustainableIt appeared that Trump was, for once, behaving strategically on trade. Not anymore.
  18. tariffs
    Trump’s Plan to Seal the Border by Putting Tariffs on Mexico Will BackfireThe move threatens approval of Trump’s new NAFTA, jeopardizes the economic expansion, and could actually make Mexico less cooperative on immigration.
  19. trade war
    Trump to Open a Second Front in His Trade WarTrump announced a tariff on Mexican goods until the migration crisis is solved. Like the border wall, it is an ineffective stab at crisis management.
  20. politics
    10-Year-Old Boy Was Drugged and Sexually Assaulted in U.S. Custody, Lawsuit SaysThe Guatemalan child was forcibly separated from his father and detained for nearly a year.
  21. drink up!
    How Mexico’s Best Bartender Makes a MargaritaA few simple tricks — and one surprising ingredient — are all you need.
  22. the urbanist
    The Urbanist’s Guide to OaxacaZapotec rap, blue-corn tetelas, petrified waterfalls.
  23. travel
    Who Killed Tulum?Greed, gringos, diesel, drugs, shamans, seaweed, and a disco ball in the jungle.
  24. el chapo
    The Wildest Revelations From the El Chapo TrialIncluding his diamond-encrusted guns, a nude escape through a secret tunnel, and the time he buried a man alive.
  25. border wall
    It Will Be Called a ‘Wall,’ No Matter What It Actually IsTrump’s promises to his supporters have run smack into reality.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. weekend with
    All the Colors of Mexico CityAn art director photographs the capital.
  30. immigration
    As Migrants Arrive En Masse, Tijuana Mayor Declares ‘Humanitarian Crisis’Nearly 5,000 migrants have arrived, overwhelming the Mexican border town.
  31. out of office
    A Stylish Travel Guide to Mexico CityFrom a New York City expat with great taste, Abby Clawson Low.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. immigration
    U.S.A. or Bust: Migrants Explain Why They’re Marching“There is no work back home. No future.”
  35. trade
    U.S. and Canada Strike a Deal to Save NAFTAIt will be called the “United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement,” or USMCA.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. foreign policy
    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.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. party time
    Gwyneth Paltrow Is Reportedly Making Bachelorette Party PlansIn one of her favorite vacation spots.
  43. 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.
  44. foreign policy
    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.
  45. 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.
  46. Deportations Are Down Under Trump, But Arrests of Non-Criminal Immigrants SurgeThe number of non-criminal immigrants arrested in 2017 increased by 250 percent.
  47. 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 […]
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
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