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Saturday, August 30, 2014

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News about Mexico, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.

Chronology of Coverage

  1. Aug. 28, 2014
    Nine Mexican immigrants who agreed to be deported from Southern California during last five years under 'voluntary return' will be allowed to return to fight their expulsions under an agreement that could also include other Mexicans who consented to leave; American Civil Liberties Union argued that enforcement agents had coerced the nine into accepting voluntary return by failing to advise them of their rights or warn them of consequences. MORE
  2. Aug. 23, 2014
    Mexican Pres Enrique Pena Nieto swears in new gendarmerie for Mexico, offshoot of federal police aimed at quelling outbreaks of violent crime; criminologists have panned idea, saying that it continues tradition of reinventing forces without attacking fundamental and chronic problem of weak local and state police institutions. MORE
  3. Aug. 22, 2014
    Texas Gov Rick Perry warns that militants from Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and other terrorist groups may have already slipped across the Mexican border; says while there is no clear evidence that such a breach has happened, United States' southern border should be considered security issue as well as social and economic problem. MORE
  4. Aug. 20, 2014
    Mexican Environment Secretary Juan Jose Guerra Abud accuses mining company Grupo Mexico of lying about a spill of 10 million gallons of acids and heavy metals that contaminated two rivers and a dam downstream; Buenavista del Cobre copper mine could face fines of up to $3 million. MORE
  5. Aug. 14, 2014
    Mexico’s conservative opposition party removes Luis Alberto Villarreal, one of its congressional whips, after a video emerged showing him and other legislators at a party with table dancers. MORE

Articles

Wheelies: The Swift Sorento Sales Edition

Kia announces plans to increase global sales of its Sorento crossover, and it also invests $1 billion into a new factory in Mexico.
August 29, 2014, Friday

9 Mexicans Can Return to Contest Deportations

In a lawsuit, the American Civil Liberties Union argued that enforcement agents had coerced the nine into accepting removal by failing to advise them of their rights.
August 28, 2014, Thursday

Mexican Leader’s Approval Ratings Fall Amid Economic Concerns

Two-thirds of Mexicans disapprove of the way the President Enrique Peña Nieto is handling the economy, and of the situation in the country, according to a poll by Pew.
August 27, 2014, Wednesday

Beyond the Dust Bowl With Dorothea Lange

In a new documentary, Dyanna Taylor explored the relationship between the photographer Dorothea Lange and her husband, Paul Taylor, the filmmaker’s grandparents.
August 25, 2014, Monday

Michael Bloomberg’s Harder Sell

Stepping up his philanthropy, the former mayor of New York still pushes big ideas, but on a much wider stage. Turkey’s smoking rate is just one of his targets.
August 24, 2014, Sunday

Elite Mexican Police Corps Targets Persistent Violence, but Many Are Skeptical

President Enrique Peña Nieto announced the new unit, aiming to stamp out violent crime and reassure business interests, but his was not the first such effort.
August 23, 2014, Saturday

Perry Says Terrorists Could Be Entering the U.S. From Mexico

The Texas governor said that while there was no clear evidence of terrorists sneaking across the border, security there must be increased using drones and additional personnel.
August 22, 2014, Friday

Guatemala: General Dies in Crash

A top Guatemalan general and four other officers were killed on Wednesday when the helicopter they were in crashed near the country’s northern border with Mexico, Guatemala’s government said.
August 21, 2014, Thursday

Mexico Advances in Little League World Series

Juan Garza pitched five strong innings to lead Mexico past Venezuela, 11-1, on Tuesday in a Little League World Series elimination game in South Williamsport, Pa.
August 20, 2014, Wednesday

Mexico: Mining Company Lied on Spill, Official Says

Environment Secretary Juan Jose Guerra Abud said Tuesday that a mining company lied about a spill of 10 million gallons of acids and heavy metals that contaminated two rivers and a dam downstream.
August 20, 2014, Wednesday

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Multimedia

Two Countries, No Home
After having grown up in the United States as an undocumented immigrant, Rufino Santiz Díaz decided to go back to Mexico — and now finds himself caught between two worlds.
Stranded at the Border
Mexico is trying to slow down the flow of migrants coming though its southern border by detaining them, and sometimes deporting them back to its Central American neighbors.
In Mexico, a Stalled Journey
While thousands of child migrants from Central America have crossed the Rio Grande to U.S. soil, thousands more don’t make it that far. Many end up detained or broke in towns like Reynosa, Mexico.
Intersection | Mexico City’s Spirited Style
In the Roma Norte neighborhood, Camila Sarasola Montiel, a real estate agent, wears a tattoo that says “love yourself” to remind herself to feel beautiful and embrace being plus-size.
World Cup 2014: Netherlands Defeats Mexico, 2-1
Mexico took a lead into the 88th minute, but fell behind six minutes later, en route to a defeat and another elimination in the Round of 16.
Checkpoint Showdown
As the immigration debate focuses on border security, some say that American freedoms are being compromised by interior Border Patrol checkpoints, like the one north of Arivaca, Ariz.
Mexican Zoo Welcomes Zonkey
A zoo in northern Mexico said a zonkey, a rare cross between a zebra and a donkey, was born on Monday and given the name of Khumba.
A Journey North, From Farther South
Driven out by deepening poverty but also by gang violence, increasing numbers of Central American migrants are crossing the Rio Grande from Mexico into the United States, where many seek asylum.
A Journey North, From Farther South
Driven out by deepening poverty but also by gang violence, increasing numbers of Central American migrants are crossing the Rio Grande from Mexico into the United States, where many seek asylum.
Musical Tributes for Mexico’s Dead
In Iztapalapa, a violent Mexico City neighborhood, two musicians with a guitar and an accordion are hired to ease the strains of grief, celebrate the dead and remind mourners of more festive memories.