Category: North America

Mexico Will Seek to Extradite “El Chapo” After Drug Lord’s Recapture

Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office announced on Sunday that it has launched extradition proceedings against recaptured drug kingpin Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, but the Sinaloa Cartel leader is sure to battle […] Read More >

Three Suspects Detained in Killing of Mexican Mayor

Top Story — Three suspects have been apprehended following the Saturday assassination of a newly inaugurated mayor in the Mexican city of Temixco, which has been plagued in recent years […] Read More >

Officials to Relocate 800 Central American Child Migrants to Dallas Area

Top Story — Some 800 unaccompanied child migrants who traveled to the United States from Central America in the last few months will be relocated to two Dallas area campsites […] Read More >

Rights Groups Applaud Release of Alleged Torture Victims in Mexico

Four people were released from prison in two border towns in Mexico, after spending years incarcerated for crimes which rights groups say they were wrongfully accused and later convicted of […] Read More >

Report: More Mexicans Leaving the United States Than Arriving

Top Story — More Mexicans are now leaving the United States than arriving, a Pew Research Center report released on Thursday revealed. Data from the center’s 2014 Mexican National Survey […] Read More >

Obama Sets Stage For Supreme Court Battle on Immigration

Top Story — On Tuesday, the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama announced it will appeal a Monday ruling made by a federal appeals court that jeopardized the administration’s plan […] Read More >

Mexico’s Supreme Court Rules Prohibition of Marijuana Use Unconstitutional

Top Story — Mexico’s Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday in favor of allowing the four members of a marijuana-rights organization to grow and smoke their own marijuana, a move that […] Read More >

UN Refugee Agency Sounds Alarm on Violence Against Women in Central America, Mexico

WASHINGTON — Norma witnessed routine gunfights and murders when she lived in El Salvador. She paid a biweekly cuota, or street tax, to the Barrio 18 gang members controlling her […] Read More >

Sexual Harassment on Mexican TV Show Sparks Debate, Calls for Government Investigation

Top Story — A potentially pre-planned instance of sexual harassment between a male presenter and his female co-host on Mexican television last week has sparked a national debate on sexism and […] Read More >

Mexico Announces New Investigation Into Student Disappearances

Top Story — Mexican authorities on Tuesday announced they will conduct a new investigation into the fate of 43 missing students whose disappearance in the state of Guerrero in 2014 […] Read More >