Migrating North, but to Mexico, Not the U.S.

The United States has long been the dream destination for many Latin American migrants, whether fleeing poverty, political unrest, natural disaster or violence. But now a growing number of migrants are putting down roots in Mexico

Mexico City’s first constitution published

Mexico City’s first constitution was officially published on Sunday, a move that authorities called historic and which is a significant step towards transforming the national capital into this country’s 32nd state.

Trump’s mexican shakedown

President Trump’s insistence that he will force Mexico to pay is the definition of extortion: obtaining un-owed money through coercion.

NAFTA renegotiations to start in 90 days

Mexico’s president said talks to renegotiate the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement linking his country with the United States and Canada would begin after a 90-day consultation period

Todos somos México (o lo seremos)

América Latina no reacciona. Ya pasó una semana desde que el señor Trump lanzó su ofensiva contra México y no hay respuestas significativas.

Peru and Colombia stand with Mexico

Peru and Colombia vowed to stand with Mexico as the country faces an uncertain economic future and grapples with a crisis with the United States just days into US President Donald Trump’s administration.

Tax plan sows confusion as tensions with Mexico soar

Trump appeared to embrace a proposal by House Republicans that would impose a 20 percent tax on all imported goods. Many businesses in industries such as retail and energy, which rely heavily on imports, were in a panic.

US marijuana mellow

California may hint at things to come: 46% of Latinos there voted in favour of legalisation in 2010. This time exit polls put the figure at 57%.

Mexican attitudes to marijuana mellow

In November 57% of Californians voted to legalise the growing and use of marijuana for recreational purposes.. Drug liberalisation north of the border may speed up the process