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Lizbeth Diaz

Asylum seekers hope U.S. Supreme Court will end dangerous waits in Mexico

Oct 20 2020

MONTERREY, Mexico Asylum seekers waiting in Mexico for months for U.S. court hearings expressed cautious optimism on Monday that the Supreme Court could overturn a hardline immigration program that has left thousands stranded in dangerous border towns.

Central Americans edge north as pandemic spurs economic collapse

Oct 15 2020

MONTERREY, Mexico After losing her job in Honduras, Gabriela Alvarado has spent the last six weeks crisscrossing towards the U.S. border, part of a small but growing movement of Central Americans heading north after the coronavirus ravaged the already poor region.

Mexico sees U.S. election behind migrant caravan, seeks to avoid Trump spat

Oct 02 2020

GUATEMALA CITY/MEXICO CITY Mexico's president on Friday said he suspected political interference behind a new migrant caravan in Central America, promising to keep his country out of the U.S. presidential race as the group splintered and some began turning back.

Mexican artists, activists oppose president's proposed funding shakeup

Sep 30 2020

MEXICO CITY Mexican artists and human rights activists are protesting against a funding plan proposed by President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's ruling party, accusing the government of infringing on the independence of arts and science.

Human remains found in clandestine graves in central Mexico

Sep 28 2020

MEXICO CITY Dozens of fragments of human remains were discovered in clandestine graves in the central Mexican state of Guanajuato, Mexican authorities said on Monday, as violence rises in the conflict-torn state.

Mexican soldiers may be arrested in infamous missing students case: sources

Sep 22 2020

MEXICO CITY Mexican authorities are preparing arrest warrants that could for the first time target soldiers in the investigation into the 2014 abduction and presumed massacre of 43 students, according to three sources briefed on the new developments.

REFILE-Mexican soldiers may be arrested in infamous missing students case -sources

Sep 22 2020

MEXICO CITY, Sept 22 Mexican authorities are preparing arrest warrants that could for the first time target soldiers in the investigation into the 2014 abduction and presumed massacre of 43 students, according to three sources briefed on the new developments.

Femicides in Mexico rise more than 2%, protests rage

Sep 18 2020

Mexico City Femicides in Mexico are on the rise this year, according to official statistics released on Friday, murders that have intensified protests this month demanding the government address violence against women.

In Mexico's televised 'return to classes,' parents turn to state schools

Aug 24 2020

MEXICO CITY Millions of students returned to classes virtually in Mexico on Monday after a hiatus lasting months caused by the coronavirus pandemic that has sparked an exodus from private schools.

In Mexico's televised 'return to classes,' parents turn to state schools

Aug 24 2020

MEXICO CITY, Aug 24 Millions of students return to classes virtually in Mexico on Monday after a hiatus lasting months caused by the coronavirus pandemic that has sparked an exodus from private schools.

World News

U.S. urges diplomacy as Nagorno-Karabakh fighting rages

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged Armenia and Azerbaijan to pursue a diplomatic solution to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict as fighting in and around the mountain enclave entered a second month on Tuesday, defying a ceasefire brokered in Washington.