This discovery came just days after 250 skulls were uncovered at a separate mass grave used by drug cartels in Mexico.
The wall should ideally be 30-feet high and the side facing the US side should be “aesthetically pleasing in colour”, the department said.
In small and large events in the US and across the world, women went on strike demanding equality this International Women’s Day.
In his first critical remarks directed at Trump since he took office, Castro termed his trade policies “egotistical” and his plan to build a wall along the Mexican border “irrational.”
Are high levels of violence and displacement in Central America and Mexico caused by natural resource exploitation?
The rapid start of construction was to be financed, according to the White House, with “existing funds and resources” of the Department of Homeland Security.
Donald Trump’s executive orders are already causing chaos at the US-Mexico border, where 30,000 Haitian asylum-seekers are now trapped in legal limbo.
While the far right is on the march globally, there are signs progressives are stirring from their slumber.
Mexicans are angry at Trump’s calls for US firms not to invest south of the border, insults to immigrants and threats to make Mexico finance the border wall.
In recent years, tens of thousands of Central American families including Guatemalans have moved to the US, many seeking asylum from ruthless street gangs.
The US Department of Homeland Security unveiled plans on Tuesday to consider almost all illegal immigrants subject to deportation, and will seek to send many of them to Mexico if they entered the US from there.
Joaquin Guzmán is Mexico’s worst ‘bad hombre’, but his extradition to the US won’t stop the Sinaloa Cartel.
On President’s Day bomb threats were sent to 11 Jewish community centres, including ones in the Houston, Chicago and Milwaukee.
Yucatán state of Mexico has become a new energy frontier in the country, while the indigenous population is fearful of losing out on their livelihoods.
Lopez Obrador’s folksy brand of leftist, Mexico-first rhetoric has put the former Mexico City mayor out front in opinion polls for the 2018 presidential election.
Trump has angered Mexicans by demanding Mexico pays for the construction of a wall on the Mexico-US border as well threatening to end a bilateral trade deal.
Families in Mexico have formed search brigades in order to look for relatives who have gone missing during the war on drugs.
Israel’s president has apologised for a tweet in which Israel’s prime minister seems to be praising Trump’s plans to build a wall on the US-Mexico border.
Mexico’s foreign minister has said Israel should apologise for Netanyahu’s tweet praising Trump’s move to build a wall on the Mexican border.
US foreign relations have gone online. And the results are not looking good.
Trump’s threats to build a wall between Mexico and the US has caused much anger and fear, prompting Mexicans to support unpopular leader Enrique Pena Nieto.
The cancellation, which followed a Twitter war between the two leaders signals a souring of relations between US and one of its most important international partners.
Would Mexico be footing the bill or US consumers? What items would become more expensive? Is this even legal?
A 2006 study found that women’s rights groups felt the gag rule violated their rights to freedom of speech and association.
A draft executive order that Trump is expected to sign would block the entry of refugees from war-torn Syria and suspend the entry of any immigrants from Muslim-majority countries.
US President Donald Trump will begin rolling out executive actions on immigration Wednesday, beginning with steps to build his proposed wall along the US-Mexico border.
Donald Trump has done what decades of US-led feminism could not: unite women worldwide in solidarity.
In an unusual, if not unprecedented show of protest Mexicans upset about gas prices have occupied inspection lanes stopping vehicles entering from the US.
Trump announced US withdrawal from the TPP because he favours one-on-one agreements with other nations over multilateral pacts.
Mexicans are increasingly using social media as a tool to discuss and protest.
The governor of Quintana Roo state, Carlos Joaquin, said three attackers and one police officer died in the incident.
Five people died and 15 were wounded in a shooting at the Blue Parrot nightclub.
A series of unpopular measures by the Mexican president has led to protests across the country with experts speculating a probable ‘Mexican Spring’
Popular vote shows Mexican distaste for the incoming US president but Mexico’s government is responding with conciliatory gestures and goodwill. How will the bilateral relations play out in the future?
A Costa Rican scholar does his best to predict what the coming years might hold for troubled Central America, about which Trump has uttered nary a syllable.
The simultaneous price hikes for fuel, electricity and domestic gas sparked protests in a climate of discontent over growing impunity, corruption and social inequality.
Rights groups estimate 30,000 migrants, mostly from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala, are working in bars in shopping streets and red light districts in Tapachula near the Guatemala border that has become a trafficking hotspot.
The suspect was arrested in a joint operation by the FBI, Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and Jalisco state officials.
Will the US end its aggressive counter-narcotics strategy, which has battered Latin America for four decades?
Trump’s signature campaign promise, the wall across the Mexico border, might initially end up being a US Treasury-funded fence.