The Governor of the US state of California, Gavin Newsom, plans to withdraw all 360 state troops from the US-Mexico border, in defiance of President Donald Trump’s request for support from border states.
A blast at a gasoline pipeline in Mexico that killed at least 79 people has put renewed attention on the government's strategy to stop fuel theft, with some relatives saying fuel shortages stemming from the plan led people to risk their lives.
Mexican lawmakers voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to approve the creation of a new 60,000-member national guard, a proposal embraced by leftist President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador as a crucial tool in the fight against organized crime.
Mexico’s main stock index closed out its worst quarter in over 17 years on Monday, dragged down by doubts about how the new leftist government will manage the economy as well as concerns over global growth and trade.
An online fundraising campaign to finance US President Donald Trump’s controversial wall on the border with Mexico has surpassed $15 million, as a shutdown of the government continues over a rift between the Republican leader and Democratic lawmakers in Congress.