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    1. June 5, 2017

      Sharp rise in Mexican peso after state election

      Mexico’s peso hit its highest level since November, buoyed by projections pointing to a narrow victory for the ruling...

    2. May 21, 2017

      Right-left alliance announced in Mexico for 2018 election

      Mexico’s conservative opposition National Action Party (PAN) and the leftist Democratic Revolutionary Party (PRD) have...

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      Political violence and instability are have made headlines in Mexico, Indonesia, Niger...
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    1. May 15, 2017

      Petrol theft offers Mexico’s drug gangs a new revenue stream

      Black smoke billowed from the burning tyres blocking a Mexican motorway in a five-hour stand-off after a night of...

    2. May 15, 2017

      Fuel theft creates a sideline to drugs for Mexican gangs

      Black smoke billowed from burning tyres blocking a Mexican motorway in a five-hour stand-off following a night of...

    3. April 18, 2017

      Mexico arrests fail to satisfy anti-corruption critics

      President Enrique Peña Nieto hailed the arrests of two fugitive former governors from Mexico’s ruling party within a...

    4. April 2, 2017

      Mexico breaks silence to voice Venezuela fears

      Mexico is shifting away from its longstanding policy of studied silence on the affairs of its near neighbours in...

    5. February 24, 2017

      Rex Tillerson promotes US ties during Mexico trip

      Rex Tillerson, US secretary of state, struck a conciliatory tone during a visit to Mexico, saying the neighbouring...

    6. January 27, 2017

      Trump and Peña Nieto in ‘constructive’ phone call

      The Mexican peso rallied on Friday after Donald Trump and Enrique Peña Nieto spoke for an hour by telephone, a day...

    7. January 27, 2017

      Trump hands May promise of ‘stronger’ special relationship

      British prime minister Theresa May’s mission to forge a special relationship with Donald Trump appeared to bear some...

    8. January 27, 2017

      Donald Trump’s first-week scorecard: character over content

      Donald Trump often says things that are not true, a pattern that has continued right into the presidency. Much has been...

    9. January 27, 2017

      White House weighs 20% import tax to fund US-Mexico border wall

      The White House has sown confusion about how it will finance its US-Mexico border wall, just hours after Mexican...

    10. January 26, 2017

      Mexican president scraps Trump meeting over border wall dispute

      Mexico’s president has cancelled a planned meeting with Donald Trump over the US president’s insistence that Mexico pay...

    11. January 24, 2017

      Mexico braced for confrontation with Trump team

      Battle lines have been drawn as Mexico and the US kick off what promise to be tough negotiations on the future of the...

    12. January 12, 2017

      Rising price of tortillas piles pressure on Mexico

      The price of tortillas, Mexico’s staple food, flummoxed Enrique Peña Nieto when he was asked by an interviewer in the...

    13. January 12, 2017

      Mexico hits back at Trump after carmaker comments knock peso

      Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto blasted Donald Trump’s pressuring of US companies not to manufacture south of the...

    14. January 10, 2017

      A new year, but old problems for Mexico

      While many emerging markets have come under early pressure in 2017 (just think of Turkey), Mexico is having its worst...

    15. January 1, 2017

      Mexico’s populist Amlo capitalises on economic woes

      Telling voters what they wanted to hear worked out well for Donald Trump. As Mexico shifts into election gear in 2017,...

    16. November 10, 2016

      Mexico prepares for tough negotiations with Trump’s America

      Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto will be thankful he rolled out the red carpet for Donald Trump when he invited...

    17. November 9, 2016

      Mexico congratulates Trump on victory

      Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto has congratulated Donald Trump on his election victory. “I reiterate (our)...

    18. October 13, 2016

      Mexico’s anti-corruption efforts lack the urgency people desire

      The state of Veracruz has given Mexico a breathtaking tourist spectacle, the Voladores de Papantla, or flying men of...

    19. September 25, 2016

      Mexico’s piñata peso is a signal of ‘Trump risk’

      The piñata is a papier-mâché model stuffed with sweets that eager Mexican children thump with sticks. Lately, the...

    20. September 9, 2016

      Mexico steps up austerity plans in 2017 budget

      José Antonio Meade, Mexico’s new finance minister, has ramped up the country’s two-year-old austerity drive in his 2017...

    21. September 7, 2016

      Mexico minister resigns over Donald Trump visit

      Luis Videgaray, architect of Mexico’s ambitious structural reform programme, has quit as finance minister in the wake...

    22. September 2, 2016

      Mexico visit highlights the two faces of Trump

      Donald Trump is not a popular man in Mexico. But Enrique Peña Nieto, the Mexican president, might inadvertently have...

    23. September 1, 2016

      Mexico’s Peña Nieto suffers PR disaster from Trump meeting

      Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto scrambled on Thursday to control the fallout from a meeting with Donald Trump...

    24. September 1, 2016

      Hispanics and Trump: Offend them at your peril

      As Donald Trump was flying to Mexico on Wednesday for a surprise meeting with Enrique Peña Nieto, the Mexican...

    25. September 1, 2016

      Donald Trump practises politics the old Mexico way

      Donald Trump is meeting his strategy team: DT: OK. Boys, have I got a plan. Trust me. It’s gonna to be beautiful.  Yes...

    26. August 31, 2016

      Trump lauds Mexico talks despite local anger and bemusement

      Donald Trump held talks in Mexico City on Wednesday with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto just hours before...

    27. July 23, 2016

      Clinton dismisses Trump’s dark vision of US

      Hillary Clinton panned Donald Trump for presenting a “dark and divisive vision” of the future as sought to draw a stark...

    28. July 12, 2016

      Peña Nieto faces tough lessons over Mexico teachers’ protests

      Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto is under pressure to water down flagship education reforms after weeks of...

    29. July 5, 2016

      Latin American co-operation scales new heights

      When Hugo Chávez, the late Venezuelan leader, shot down attempts a decade ago by President George W Bush to promote...

    30. June 29, 2016

      ‘Three amigos’ reinforce commitment to more integrated N America

      Barack Obama and the premiers of Canada and Mexico urged further North American integration as they came under pressure...

    31. May 3, 2016

      Mexicans grow impatient with Peña Nieto as violence flares

      Young and debonair, Enrique Peña Nieto was the fresh face of a tarnished old party when he became Mexico’s president....

    32. April 24, 2016

      Report highlights flawed probe into 43 missing Mexican students

      A long-awaited international report has published allegations of torture and misinformation related to the...

    33. FT Photo Diary

      April 11, 2016

      Enrique Pena Nieto visits Neue Wache

      Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto lays a wreath at the memorial for the victims of war and dictatorship at new guard...

    34. March 7, 2016

      Mexico turns the charm on Trump

      Fed up of being bashed by Donald Trump, Mexico is planning a US political charm offensive to set the record straight...

    35. January 12, 2016

      Mexico’s drug travails go well beyond ‘El Chapo’

      Everybody seems to love an outlaw, no matter their crimes. The grave of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar is now a...

    36. January 8, 2016

      ‘El Chapo’ seized after sewer escape bid

      Mexico is revelling in the recapture of drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, six months after he spectacularly broke...

    37. October 15, 2015

      Mexico City’s boulevards of broken dreams and dead dogs

      It is easy to forget Mexico City’s urban sprawl when you stroll in the capital’s Condesa neighbourhood. There are cafés...

    38. October 12, 2015

      Mexico teachers demonstrate over reform

      Teachers opposed to Mexican education reforms on Monday closed nearly two-thirds of schools in the southern state of...

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