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Mexico election
Mexico will elect a new president next year. Although President Trump has temporarily delayed withdrawing the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement, continued uncertainty over NAFTA and Trump's plans for a border wall are roiling Mexican politics.
May 05, 2017
The man accused of inheriting El Chapo’s drug-trafficking empire was arrested in Mexico’s capital. Dámaso López Núñez is allegedly in charge of the Sinaloa Cartel, the criminal organization led by drug king pin Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán.
May 02, 2017
medical marijuana marijuana
Mexico has been victim of drug-related violence and corruption for years. But a new bill passed last Friday may change all that.
May 01, 2017
Mexico is weighing economic retaliation against the U.S. to counter what Mexicans say is an anti-Mexico American administration. One idea under consideration is a boycott of U.S. corn. Mexico is the number one export market for U.S. corn. And U.S. corn producers are in Mexico City right now lobbying against the idea.
April 21, 2017
Former Veracruz Governor Javier Duarte
A fugitive former Mexican governor was apprehended over the weekend.
April 17, 2017
Mexican authorities prepare the extradition of a man accused of killing a border patrol agent in Arizona seven years ago.
April 14, 2017
The 'Corruptour' bus in Mexico City
The 'Corruptour' is a weekly bus tour that shows off what organizers say are Mexico City’s monuments to graft, fraud and impunity.
April 10, 2017
mexico peso dollar us trump finance currency coin bill
After Donald Trump’s inauguration in January, the Mexican peso reached its lowest level against the US dollar. But in April, the Mexican currency is showing signs of recovery.
April 07, 2017
NGS
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke wants to give tribes more sovereignty when it comes to regulating industries such as coal. He spoke to reporters Wednesday after the Trump administration lifted a moratorium on federal coal leases.
March 29, 2017
Firefighter
The U.S. Forest Service is hiring temporary firefighters for the upcoming season. Many in the agency were concerned whether those hires would be limited this year.
March 27, 2017

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