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US cuts Mexico’s air safety rating, bars new routes
Mexico
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Mexico
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US cuts Mexico’s air safety rating, bars new routes

AFP - May 25, 2021

US regulators have downgraded Mexico's air safety rating, a move that bars Mexican carriers from offering new service or routes in the United States, the Federal Aviation…

Massive increase of migrant children at Mexico-US border: UNICEF
Latin America
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Latin America
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Massive increase of migrant children at Mexico-US border: UNICEF

AFP - April 20, 2021

The number of migrant children trying to reach the United States from Mexico has increased ninefold since the beginning of the year, UNICEF said on Monday. The…

Human smugglers reap billions selling the American Dream
Latin America
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Latin America
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Human smugglers reap billions selling the American Dream

Yussel Gonzalez / AFP with Herika Martinez in Ciudad Juarez - April 19, 2021

The tide of migrants sweeping across Mexico to the US border is not just a humanitarian crisis -- it is also a highly organized, multibillion-dollar trafficking business…

Costa Rica seeks elusive win today vs. Mexico
La Sele
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La Sele
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Costa Rica seeks elusive win today vs. Mexico

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 30, 2021

The Costa Rica men’s national soccer team seeks an elusive win Tuesday afternoon when it faces Mexico in an international friendly. The Ticos and Aztecs will meet…

‘The border is closed,’ U.S. tells would-be migrants
Latin America
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Latin America
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‘The border is closed,’ U.S. tells would-be migrants

Brian KNOWLTON / AFP - March 22, 2021

"The border is closed": With those words, a top Biden administration official pushed back Sunday against fast-mounting criticism that it has bungled immigration policy, spurring an influx…

Latin America’s police dogs turn noses to Covid
Latin America
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Latin America
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Latin America’s police dogs turn noses to Covid

Ignacio Carvajal / AFP - March 12, 2021

Their highly superior sense of smell has long been used to sniff out drugs, weapons and dead bodies. Now Latin America's crime-fighting police dogs are being trained…

Mexico close to legalizing recreational marijuana use
Global
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Global
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Mexico close to legalizing recreational marijuana use

Natalia Cano / AFP - March 11, 2021

Mexico's lower house of Congress voted Wednesday in favor of legalizing recreational marijuana use, in a step towards transforming the land of the drug cartels into a…

Immigration to headline talks between Biden, Lopez Obrador
Guatemala
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Guatemala
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Immigration to headline talks between Biden, Lopez Obrador

AFP - March 1, 2021

The flow of migrants and trade, legal and illegal, across the US-Mexican border will be the focus Monday when President Joe Biden meets with counterpart Andres Manuel…

Wife of Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ arrested at US airport
Drug trafficking
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Drug trafficking
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Wife of Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ arrested at US airport

AFP / Paul HANDLEY - February 23, 2021

US authorities arrested the wife of jailed Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman on Monday at an airport outside of Washington on narcotics smuggling charges, the…

Costa Rica women to face Mexico in first matches since Covid
Global
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Global
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Costa Rica women to face Mexico in first matches since Covid

The Tico Times - February 20, 2021

The Costa Rica women’s national soccer team will face Mexico in a pair of international friendlies, beginning Saturday at Estadio Azteca. The two squads will meet again…

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