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RPT-Mexico promotes tree diplomacy with El Salvador to boost poor areas

21 Jun 2019

TAPACHULA, Mexico, June 20 Millions of new trees will soon begin sprouting in El Salvador thanks to a program funded by the Mexican government that aims to help impoverished communities that often create fertile ground for fleeing migrants.

Mexico promotes tree diplomacy with El Salvador to boost poor areas

21 Jun 2019

TAPACHULA, Mexico Millions of new trees will soon begin sprouting in El Salvador thanks to a programme funded by the Mexican government that aims to help impoverished communities that often create fertile ground for fleeing migrants.

Mexico detains 791 undocumented migrants, National Guard starts to patrol southern border

16 Jun 2019

TAPACHULA, Mexico Mexican officials detained nearly 800 undocumented migrants on Saturday, the government said, in one of the biggest swoops against illegal immigration in recent months, as members of the National Guard began patrolling the southern border.

Mexican presidential front-runner vows to consult public about airport's future

17 Jun 2018

TEXCOCO, Mexico, June 17 Mexican presidential front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Sunday that if he wins the July 1 election, he will aim to hold a public vote before taking office on whether to finish building a $13 billion airport outside Mexico City.

Tower of human skulls in Mexico casts new light on Aztecs

03 Jul 2017

MEXICO CITY A tower of human skulls unearthed beneath the heart of Mexico City has raised new questions about the culture of sacrifice in the Aztec Empire after crania of women and children surfaced among the hundreds embedded in the forbidding structure. | Video

Thousands of Mexicans protest gasoline price hikes

08 Jan 2017

MEXICO CITY Mexicans angry over a spike in gasoline prices took to the streets of Mexico City on Saturday after days of protests spurred looting in hundreds of stores, resulting in over a thousand arrests in Latin America's second-largest economy.

Man behind Castro's Granma yacht lost for words over death

27 Nov 2016

MEXICO CITY The man who helped a young Fidel Castro set sail for revolution said on Saturday he was speechless over the death of his old friend, 60 years after he furnished him with a weapons-filled yacht for his historic voyage to Cuba. | Video

Man behind Castro's Granma yacht lost for words over death

27 Nov 2016

MEXICO CITY The man who helped a young Fidel Castro set sail for revolution said on Saturday he was speechless over the death of his old friend, 60 years after he furnished him with a weapons-filled yacht for his historic voyage to Cuba.

Man behind Castro's Granma yacht lost for words over death

27 Nov 2016

MEXICO CITY The man who helped a young Fidel Castro set sail for revolution said on Saturday he was speechless over the death of his old friend, 60 years after he furnished him with a weapons-filled yacht for his historic voyage to Cuba.

Mexico's streets filled with color and skeletons for Catrina parade

24 Oct 2016

MEXICO CITY Hundreds of people donned costumes and face paint, disguising themselves as the iconic Mexican skeleton figure known as "La Catrina" or "Elegant Skull," and flooded the streets of Mexico City for a pre-Day of the Dead parade. | Video

World News

U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Amano dies aged 72

U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano has died, the International Atomic Energy Agency said on Monday, the day he had been expected to announce he would step down early because of an illness that had visibly weakened him over the past year.