Sunday, October 24, 2021

Mexico

US, Mexico seek to revamp fight against drug cartels

President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has said Mexico no longer wants helicopter gunships and other weapons to combat drug traffickers, urging the US to invest in regional economic development instead.

Mexico’s Supreme Court rules right to life from conception is unconstitutional

This comes days after a watershed ruling that penalising abortion is unconstitutional.

Bring out your bongs! Mexico court decriminalises smoking cannabis at home

The ruling means adults will be able to apply for permits to cultivate and consume their own cannabis.

At least 18 killed in violence at town near US-Mexico border

The border area and nearby towns and villages are choked with would-be migrants waiting to cross illegally into the US.

US veep tells would-be migrants, ‘Do not come, do not come’

Even as Harris made the case for reforms, those very migrants she hoped to help were still streaming north for America.

Two human heads left at Mexico polling stations

The elections have been marred by a wave of political violence that has seen more than 90 politicians murdered since the electoral process began in September.

Texas declares official disaster over effects of ‘open-border’ migrant crisis

Open-border policies have allowed dangerous gangs and cartels, human traffickers, and deadly drugs like fentanyl to pour into border communities, says the governor.

Mexican drug gangs now murdering cops in their homes

Many cops are taking their families and fleeing into hiding.

Mexico mayoral candidate murdered after sharing campaign trail location in Facebook Live video

Her death brings the number of politicians murdered nationwide ahead of the June 6 elections to 85.

Corruption, earthquake blamed for deadly Mexico City train crash

Many locals are blaming shoddy construction and political corruption for the collapse.

Pfizer confirms fake vaccine shots on sale in Mexico, Poland

Doses of the fake vaccine had been going for as much as US$1,000 a shot.

Mexico finds 60% more Covid-19 deaths than thought

The country risks a new wave of infections as millions prepare for the upcoming Easter holidays.

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