Climate change

The Greta Thunberg generation

Inspired by the Swedish teenage climate activist, the younger members of society are leading the fight against global warming


“I am a neighbor of the wall of shame”

Near the spot where eight border wall prototypes stand, Mexican residents feel anger and indifference


From Youtuber to kidnapper? Young Mexican arrested for bitcoin ransom

Germán Loera, 23, who used to post motivational videos online, is in prison for the alleged kidnap of 33-year-old lawyer Thania Denisse


Victims of the Barcelona terrorist attacks: all the latest details

People from at least 35 countries among victims; two Italians, two Portuguese, a Belgian, a US citizen, a Canadian, two Argentineans and a British–Australian confirmed dead


Mexican journalists angered over new case of missing colleague

Five days after abduction, there is no official information about the whereabouts of Salvador Adame


Mexican journalist seeking asylum in the US held for more than two months

Lawyer of Martín Méndez says detention reflects new policy targeting all Mexicans


How Mexico City is being taken over by ‘roomies’

Changing habits and high rents are persuading a new generation in the capital to share apartments


Three journalists killed in Mexico so far this month

Miroslava Breach was gunned down on Thursday in northern city of Chihuahua

Human rights

“There is no word for wall in our language”

Tohono O’odham nation step up fight against Donald Trump’s proposed US-Mexico border fence

Religion in Mexico

Jesus ‘sacked’ from Mexico’s most famous religious procession

Erick Eduardo Guzmán fired from role in passion play for failing to disclose fact he was married


After 60 years, Mexico’s iconic Zócalo is about to get a facelift

Square will expand by 2,000 square meters, but motorists are concerned about the impact on traffic


The Mexican village that lives for ‘Quinceañeras’

Totalco, in Veracruz, is the biggest producer of bouquets for the popular coming-of-age celebration


Why this Mexican-born man voted for Donald Trump

How do Mexican immigrants who have returned from the US see the country's new president?


Cuban migrants: “What Mexico is doing to us is inhuman”

When US ended ‘wet foot, dry foot’ policy, hundreds of islanders got trapped near end of their journey


Road to nowhere: Mexico City struggles with traffic woes

Experts warn bigger and better public transport only way ahead for city in love with the automobile


Mexico City grapples with the status of its sex workers

A bill to include their labor rights in the city’s new constitution has created a social rift