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Exclusive-U.S. urges Mexico to clear migrant camps near border -sources

Aug 27 2021

MEXICO CITY The United States has urged Mexico to clear ad-hoc camps housing thousands of migrants in border cities due to concerns they pose a security risk and attract criminal gangs, officials familiar with the matter said. | Video

Democrats urge Biden to fight restart of Trump immigration policy

Aug 26 2021

WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY Democratic lawmakers and immigration advocates pressed President Joe Biden on Wednesday to take new steps to end an immigration policy begun by his predecessor Donald Trump after the top U.S. court ordered that the "remain in Mexico" program be reinstated.

'He never stood a chance': the fateful downfall of Haiti's president

Aug 22 2021

PORT-AU-PRINCE Haitian President Jovenel Moise began this year by warning that his country was a land of coups, conspiracy and murder. In the days before he was shot dead in a murky international plot last month, he was telling friends that enemies were out to get him.

Haiti quake revives anger over aid response to past disasters

Aug 16 2021

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) -The earthquake that ravaged Haiti https://www.reuters.com/world/americas/haitians-scramble-rescue-survivors-ruins-major-quake-2021-08-15 on Saturday has revived anger over international aid agencies' response to a devastating quake there 11 years ago, stirring calls to ensure donations do a better job of reaching the people who need them most.

Haiti quake revives anger over aid response to past disasters

Aug 16 2021

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Aug 16 The earthquake that ravaged Haiti https://www.reuters.com/world/americas/haitians-scramble-rescue-survivors-ruins-major-quake-2021-08-15 on Saturday has revived anger over international aid agencies' response to a devastating quake there 11 years ago, stirring calls to ensure donations do a better job of reaching the people who need them most.

Pressed by U.S., Mexico hastens migrant expulsions with flights south

Aug 16 2021

MEXICO CITY Under pressure from the U.S. government to contain illegal immigration, Mexico has been quietly flying thousands of undocumented migrants to the south of the country to expedite their departure, according to officials and migrants.

UPDATE 2-Mexico central bank raises interest rates to 4.5% in 'dovish' hike

Aug 12 2021

MEXICO CITY, Aug 12 The Bank of Mexico on Thursday raised its key interest rate by 25 basis points to 4.5% in a bid to contain price pressures, and more increases are expected this year even though two of its five-member board voted to leave borrowing costs unchanged.

Mexico sues U.S. gun makers, eyes $10 billion in damages

Aug 04 2021

MEXICO CITY Mexico sued several gun makers in a U.S. federal court on Wednesday, accusing them of reckless business practices that supply what it called a "torrent" of illegal arms to violent Mexican drug cartels, leading to thousands of deaths.

Violent protests mar funeral of slain Haiti president

Jul 23 2021

CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti (Reuters) -Haiti bid a rowdy farewell to assassinated president Jovenel Moise on Friday as his funeral was roiled by nearby gunfire and protests, prompting a high-level U.S. delegation to leave abruptly and other dignitaries to duck into vehicles for safety. | Video

Mexico president casts video of brother taking cash as political smear

Jul 10 2021

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) -Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Friday shrugged off a video showing one of his younger brothers receiving cash from a political operator, saying it was part of a smear campaign by adversaries to discredit him. | Video

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