Over the past 50 years, more than 32,000 Mexicans have been reported missing, according to government data. More than half of the disappearances have been during Pena Nieto’s six-year term.
Mexico’s 2018 presidential race hasn’t even begun, but it’s already a nail-biter, featuring two women, a left-wing firebrand, party defections, strange bedfellows and no small dose of scandal.
Previous dialogue efforts have ended in recriminations between the two sides and no concrete progress amid a dire economic crisis.
Homicides of women have risen by nearly a quarter on average under President Enrique Pena Nieto compared with the previous administration, and Mexico’s total murder tally is on track to hit the highest level in its modern history this year.
More than 700 performers prepared for months for the colourful afternoon procession along more than 4 miles (7 km) of the expansive Paseo de la Reforma.
Locals say the conversions to Islam in the Maya heartland began in the late 1980s, around the same time Mexico’s Zapatista movement was gaining traction in Chiapas.
Nine months after President Donald Trump took office, the first tangible signs of progress on one of the central promises of his campaign have appeared along the US border with Mexico.
Since the January inauguration of Republican President Donald Trump, with his anti-immigrant rhetoric, especially focused on Mexicans, the immigration crisis has gotten worse.
Hundreds of families who lost their homes in an earthquake 32 years ago are living in deplorable conditions and are waiting for promised government-subsidised homes.
President Pena Nieto’s party, the Institutional Revolutionary Party, has long been a byword for corruption.
US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would be open to bilateral trade pacts with Mexico or Canada if a deal cannot be reached to substantially revise NAFTA.
Rival gangs that are involved in drug trafficking, human smuggling, kidnapping and extortion have fueled bloody battles in Mexico’s overcrowded prisons.
Nate comes on the heels of three other major storms, Harvey, Irma and Maria, which devastated Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico, respectively.
Over the past 17 years, 111 journalists have been killed in Mexico.
Soon, the world will turn its attention to the next disaster, but Mexican families will still feel the effects of the twin earthquakes for years to come.
Rescuers are unlikely to find any more survivors of Mexico’s earthquake still buried in the ruins, the emergency services chief said.
The Ayotzinapa case was one of the first difficulties faced by President Peña and his administration, but was soon followed by countless scandals.
The quake, coming after a 1985 earthquake killed some 10,000 people, delivered a massive psychological blow that specialists say will take time to overcome.
The search for the 43 people reported missing will continue across Mexico City for another three days.
Makeshift places of worship have popped up next to the crumbling cement and mangled steel of collapsed buildings in the deeply religious country.
While hundreds of volunteers stand ready to help in the wealthy neighbourhoods of central Mexico City, the same cannot be said for the outskirts and surrounding villages.
The World Bank lists Mexico as the 15th most powerful economy in the world, but its wealth has not trickled down to the southern states.
The strong aftershock following Tuesday’s devastating earthquake, raised fears of further collapses, paralysing rescue operations and terrifying residents.
The moles, Topos in Spanish, formed as a volunteer search and rescue group in the aftermath of the devastating quake that struck Mexico City in 1985.
Although basic public services have been restored, economic, commercial and educational activities have come to a halt.
The magnitude 7.1 quake toppled dozens of buildings, broke gas mains and sparked fires less than two weeks after another powerful quake killed at least 98 people in southern Mexico.
After Mexico, Peru has followed suit and expelled the North Korean ambassador over the country’s defiance to end its nuclear program.
President Enrique Pena Nieto declared three days of national mourning and pledged to rebuild shattered towns and villages.
The 8.1 magnitude quake off the southern coast late Thursday was stronger than a devastating 1985 temblor that flattened swathes of Mexico City and killed thousands.
Veracruz state officials said in a statement on Friday that the storm could cause landslides and flooding, and urged people living below hills and slopes to be prepared to evacuate.
The 2017 Global Innovation Index shows that most countries in Latin America could do much more to become a great source of global intellectual production .
Three Mexican governors have been arrested in 2017 after fleeing justice, and nearly 90% of the country’s citizens see the government as deeply corrupt.
The Institutional Revolutionary Party loosened its rules on Wednesday, granting President Enrique Pena Nieto more power to pick his own candidate.
A commission reviewing PRI statutes voted to make the change on Wednesday but the move must still be approved by a wider group on Saturday.
Amidst the social upheaval in Venezuela, 1,420 Venezuelans have sought asylum in Mexico in the first six months in 2017, a nearly four-fold jump from 2016.
The projects, on about 24 km of the frontier extending east from the Pacific Ocean, are part of Donald Trump’s planned wall between the US and Mexico.
This is not the first time Mexico’s government has been accused of spying on and harassing citizens whose activities it finds inconvenient.
Support for President Pena Nieto’s Institutional Revolutionary Party stood at 17%, 11 percentage points behind the top choice, Lopez Obrador’s National Regeneration Movement.
Mexico’s ruling party weighs changes to internal rules that could open the door to outsider candidates untainted by scandal for 2018 presidential election.
Trump also told reporters it was important that border agents and others should be able to see through the wall so they could be aware of oncoming dangers