US detains wife of Mexican drug cartel chief El Chapo

The wife of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, the imprisoned former leader of Mexico’s Sinaloa drug cartel, has been arrested over her alleged involvement in international drug trafficking, the US Department of Justice said. Emma Coronel Aispuro, 31, who regularly attended her husband’s trial two years ago, was arrested on Monday at Dulles International Airport in […]

Mexican Law Halts U.S. From Turning Back Some Migrant Families

WASHINGTON — A Mexican law has stopped the United States from rapidly turning away migrant families at one of the busiest sections of the southwestern border, forcing agents to resume releasing families into the country, according to three Biden administration officials. The Trump administration began turning back migrants entering the United States in March, citing […]

Mexican authorities find 19 charred bodies near US border

The Tamaulipas state prosecutor’s office said that the bodies were discovered along a dirt road near Camargo town. Mexican authorities said they have found 19 shot and burned bodies near a town across the Rio Grande from the US state of Texas in an area that has seen violent territorial disputes between organised crime groups […]

Armando Manzanero, Influential Mexican Balladeer, Is Dead

Armando Manzanero, one of Mexico’s greatest romantic composers, whose ballads were performed by the likes of Elvis Presley and Christina Aguilera, died on Monday in Mexico City. Mr. Manzanero’s family gave his age as 86, though some sources have said that he was 85. His death was announced on national television by President Andrés Manuel […]

Mexican economy beats growth estimates, but faces long road ahead

A surge in manufacturing tied to US demand helps the country regain some of its lost output, but the journey back to a pre-COVID economy is far from over. Mexico’s economy grew at the fastest pace in at least three decades in the third quarter, as a surge in manufacturing to meet U.S. demand helped […]

US charges former Mexican minister with drug trafficking #duzline #duzlinenews #follow4follow

Mexico’s president has pledged to clean up the country’s armed forces after a former defence minister was arrested in the United States on drug trafficking and money laundering charges this week. Salvador Cienfuegos, who served as Mexico’s defence chief from 2012 to 2018, was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport on Thursday, taking Mexico’s security […]