Enrique Peña Nieto

Trump Has Ruined Mexico's Perception of the United States: Poll

Decades of goodwill between the United States and Mexico have flipped in just the last two years, with the majority of Mexicans now viewing the U.S. …

Donald Trump

Trump confirms no immigration deal unless taxpayers fund wall he insisted Mexico would pay for

The administration wants $20 billion for the wall -- or else.<p>On Thursday morning, President Trump indicated that he would not sign off on an …

Liberal View

Mexican views of the United States drop to record low, poll finds

For the first time in more than a quarter-century, a majority of Mexicans hold negative views of the United States, according to polling data collected by the Mexico-based firm Buendia & Laredo in collaboration with the Chicago Council of Foreign Affairs and the Woodrow Wilson International Center …

World News

How Trump plans to build a wall, and make Mexico pay for it

The boldest promise of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign was also one of his first.<p>"I would build a great wall, and nobody builds walls better …

Immigration

The indigenous feminist rebel fighting to become Mexico’s president

Here’s why you need to know about María de Jesús Patricio and the voice she brings to outsiders<p>17January 2018<p>For what’s supposed to be a democracy, the political situation in Mexico is notoriously undemocratic. The current president, Enrique Peña Nieto, is a member of PRI, the political party that …

Latin America

Trump's first year of diplomacy finds friends and foes

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump has welcomed dozens of his counterparts to the White House since he entered office a year ago and has visited 13 countries himself, each time deepening ties to the club of world leaders he's now joined.<p>The at-times bombastic Trump has also shown a flair for …

Politics

Trump unleashes plan to have Mexico pay for wall

President Donald Trump revealed his strategy to have Mexico pay for the border wall – so American taxpayers will not have to foot too much of the …

Conservative View

18 rail projects to watch in 2018

IRJ Pro market researcher Jonny Dearden looks at the big projects likely to hit the headlines this year.

France

Trump-Bashing Entertainers Headline Jorge Ramos Show

If you ever tune in to Univision on a Sunday morning, you are likely to see at least one entertainer make an appearance on Jorge Ramos’ weekly <i>Al …

Donald Trump

Mexico's CES 2018 presence is the start of something big

For many technology entrepreneurs and startups, CES is where dreams are born. It's the place where their concepts and products are showcased to the …

Mexico

US Accuses Russia Of Interfering In Mexican Election That Hasn't Even Happened Yet

Donald Trump’s national security adviser H.R. McMaster has claimed there are early signs of Russian interference in Mexico’s upcoming presidential …

H. R. McMaster

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi loves giving hugs — here are 19 of his most amusing awkward encounters

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is known for being a charismatic, powerful, and controversial figure.<p>As the 67-year-old leader of a country with more than 1.3 billion people as well as one of the world's strongest militaries and largest economies, his influence is undeniable.<p>But there's …

Entertainment

As Trump has moved closer to autocrats, 'special relationship' with Britain is on the rocks

They love him in Saudi Arabia. Britain? Not so much.<p>President Trump has shared warm photo-ops with autocrats from Riyadh to Beijing and Manila. But the century-old special bond with Britain, America's most celebrated world partnership, is more frigid than it’s been in decades. And now Trump has …

Politics

"PUTIN IN MEXICO?", Letter to the Editor, The Washington Post, January 12th, 2018

Dear Michael Larabee,<p>Frida Ghitis’ blog post from this past January 11th, “A Mexican presidential candidate is getting an unexpected boost from Trump — and Putin” is full of inaccuracies and outright falsehoods.<p>According to the journalist, the frontrunner for the upcoming Mexican presidential …

Mexico

Mexicans aghast as man notorious for leading bungled case named as spy chief

Alberto Bazbaz, an ally of the president, has been handed the top intelligence job despite leading a nine-day search for missing girl later found dead in her own bed<p>Mexicans have expressed incredulity at the appointment of a former prosecutor to the country’s top intelligence position, even though …

News

State Department slaps 5 Mexican states with 'do not travel' advisory

<b>(CNN) —</b> Mexico -- long a destination for world-class museums, archeological sites and beach resorts -- now has five states tagged with the US State Department's most severe travel warning.<p>The new advisories this week place the states -- Sinaloa, Colima, Michoacan, Guerrero and Tamaulipas on the …

Mexico

What kind of border wall does Trump want? It depends on who's asking.

<b>(CNN) —</b> Big. Beautiful. <i>Impenetrable</i>.<p>For nearly two years now, citizen, candidate and President Donald Trump has agitated for the means to build a wall on the southern border. Better yet, he told supporters during his campaign, it would be American-made and Mexican-paid -- "believe me."<p>Now, as …

Donald Trump

The Most Important 2018 Election for America May Be Mexico's

On July 1, 2018, as many Americans reluctantly begin to think about the forthcoming midterm elections, and with the primary season in full swing, …

Latin America

A Mexican presidential candidate is getting an unexpected boost from Trump — and Putin

<i>Frida Ghitis is a columnist for World Politics Review and a regular CNN.com opinion contributor.</i><p>There’s a new 21st-century twist to the old lament, “Poor Mexico, so far from God, so close to the United States.” In the era of social media, distance is dying. So now, Mexico finds itself not only …

Opinion

Conway: Trump ‘Discovered’ A Physical Wall Isn’t Possible Across Entire Border

President Donald Trump has “discovered” that a physical wall across the entire U.S.-Mexico border is not necessarily possible, White House counselor …

Donald Trump

The Canadians Think Trump Will Try to Kill NAFTA. Are They Right?

The Canadian government is “increasingly convinced” that President Trump will soon announce his intention to withdraw the United States from the …

Politics

Mexico’s president appoints new interior minister in cabinet reshuffle

Mexico’s president, Enrique Peña Nieto, reshuffled his cabinet after the interior minister quit to seek a Senate seat in next July’s elections, …

Latin America

In Texas and beyond, some watch Mexican presidential campaign with free trade concerns

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico — On a recent evening in this sprawling border city’s downtown, Alfredo Santiago treated passers-by to an electric, …

Mexico

Landmark ruling recognizes marriage, trans rights in the Americas

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights on Jan. 9, 2018, issued a landmark ruling that said Costa Rica and 19 other countries in the Western …

Equality

Will Trump Sell Out His Base for a Border Wall Fantasy?

The administration is willing to trade a largely ineffective edifice for a “bill of love.”<p>Just a few days into his presidency, <b>Donald Trump</b> conducted a call with Mexican president <b>Enrique Peña Nieto</b> that seemed to undermine one of his most fundamental campaign promises. “You cannot say anymore that …

Donald Trump

The sensational bid to designate Trump’s border wall concepts as land art

With the onset of 2018, the notion that Donald Trump’s wretched Republican administration is by now splayed out and broken at the bottom of a very deep ethical void is hardly a fresh take. But ‘Prototypes’ – a new land art exhibition that recently opened in Otay Mesa, San Diego – feels like a …

Nonprofits

Mexican governor claims retaliation for inquiry into government corruption

Tensions deepen between Chihuahua governor and ruling party, amid claims the government used shell companies to finance election campaigns in 2016<p>A Mexican regional governor has accused the federal government of strangling his state’s finances in retaliation for corruption charges against prominent …

Corruption

Mexican Governor Says His State Is Being Punished for Corruption Inquiry

MEXICO CITY — A Mexican governor said Monday that the government of President Enrique Peña Nieto was denying his state vital resources in order to squash a corruption investigation that reaches the highest ranks of the nation’s governing party.<p>The governor, Javier Corral, was promised millions of …

News

Eric Trump mocked for his sombrero birthday party with Fudgie the Whale cake: 'Is Mexico paying?'

Meanwhile, Donald Trump is expected to ask Congress for $18bn to build "great wall" along the Mexican border.<p>A video of the US president's second …

Donald Trump

Is Mexico On The Cusp Of Legal Cannabis Growing?

By<p>Latin America has been hit hard by the war on drugs, especially our neighbor to the south, Mexico. Yet Mexico has been taking steps regarding …

Cannabis