In an unusual, if not unprecedented show of protest Mexicans upset about gas prices have occupied inspection lanes stopping vehicles entering from the US.
Mexicans are increasingly using social media as a tool to discuss and protest.
A series of unpopular measures by the Mexican president has led to protests across the country with experts speculating a probable ‘Mexican Spring’
The simultaneous price hikes for fuel, electricity and domestic gas sparked protests in a climate of discontent over growing impunity, corruption and social inequality.
Mexicans were enraged by the 20% fuel price hike announced over the weekend as part of a government deregulation of the energy sector.
“If he is detected here in Costa Rica, he will be detained and immediately deported,” security minister Gustavo Mata told a news conference.
The blasts at the San Pablito open-air market killed at least 33 people, but two days later, forensic investigators still haven’t found the cause of the blasts.
Mexico’s relationship with China appeared to cool after Pena Nieto scrapped high-profile rail and retail projects that were supposed to usher in a new era of business between the manufacturing rivals.
What has the decade-long frontal assault on cartels achieved?
Beyond the challenges posed by president-elect Donald Trump, Mexico has its own issues with border security, 3,000 kilometres to the south.
Mexico’s central bank chief Agustin Carstens said the scenario for Mexico was better with a Clinton win in the November 8 presidential election.
The disappearance of 43 students has become shorthand for the authorities’ reckless approach to human rights – where those responsible for crimes such as torture, extrajudicial executions and enforced disappearances are rarely brought before the courts.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump sought to burnish their foreign-policy credentials on Monday by meeting world leaders at the UN.
Mexico government investigates role of corrupt police who allegedly abducted 43 trainee teachers to hand over them to local drug cartel, who killed them.
Luis Videgaray, the finance minister, was replaced by Jose Antonio Meade after Trump’s damaging visit last week.
Republicans were either unaware of his whirlwind tour or found that his uncharacteristically diplomatic demeanor during a visit with Mexican president was overshadowed by his return to his usual fiery rhetoric a few hours later.
Enrique Pena Nieto rebuked Trump as a threat to his country just hours after painting a positive picture of talks the two held to try to defuse tensions over the US presidential hopeful’s anti-Mexican campaign rhetoric.
Trump is expected to meet Enrique Pena Nieto in Mexico in between fundraising events he has scheduled in California and his immigration speech in Phoenix, Arizona, on Wednesday night.
‘The NSG is a non-proliferation regime. It is not a disarmament forum. Questions relating to the universality of the NPT are addressed at other fora where Mexico actively participates.’
As the protest against education reform in Mexico intensified, the government air lifted food supplies to crisis-struck areas.
A provision in the proposed legislation would have required elected public officials to declare their assets.
Mexico’s support to India is seen as crucial in its bid to become member of the elite NSG, whose members are allowed to trade in and export nuclear technology.
This is the first bilateral visit by an Indian prime minister since 1986.
Polls in Veracruz show the ruling party in a very tight race with Cuitlahuac Garcia, the candidate of the new leftist party and a joint ticket by the main centre-right and centre-left opposition parties.
The case of the 43 trainee teachers, who were abducted in September 2014 in the violent southwestern state of Guerrero, has tarnished the reputation of President Enrique Pena Nieto and highlighted the scale of human rights abuses in Mexico.
A panel of international experts have accused Mexico’s government of undermining their probe into the fate of 43 trainee teachers who were apparently massacred in 2014.
Plans include cutting off remittances to Mexico, imposing increased trade tariffs, and cancelling visas and increasing visa fees.
The elections have confirmed that, despite the growing discontent, the Mexican Left still lacks a unifying figure or an organisational network that can counteract the influence of the larger parties