Mexico City Bureau

KJZZ Mexico City Bureau

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As a new caravan of migrants makes its way from Central America to the U.S., leaders in Mexico say they want to address the reasons thousands continue to flee their homes. Mexico is caught between the harsh realities that are pushing people out of Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala — and the divisive politics of immigration in the U.S.
The lower house of Mexico's Congress has passed a measure creating a National Guard, though it was quickly criticized by President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador for weakening controversial proposals to give the military a greater formal role in policing.
Many states in Mexico, including its capital, have experienced severe fuel shortages for days. The Mexican administration says it’s the result of temporarily closing gas pipelines to stop illegal fuel taps. But many are skeptical.
While the U.S. federal administration debates on building a border wall to stop illegal immigration, authorities in Mexico are planning to put more checkpoints on its border with Central America to facilitate the documentation of northbound migrants.
In a statement commemorating its twenty-fifth anniversary, the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN) from Mexico said its fight will not stop under Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s presidency.
Labor advocates in Mexico are using "Roma," which tells the fictional story of an upper middle-class family in the Roma section of Mexico City, to advocate for improving conditions for real-life domestic workers.
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Mexico requested aid from the U.S. and Canada to investigate a deadly and controversial helicopter crash that occurred Monday. The Canadian help has arrived, but the American support has faced difficulties as a result of the government’s shutdown.
Music streaming services such as Spotify are constantly growing, as more listeners prefer them over records. And which one is the largest market for Spotify in the World? Not New York or London, but Mexico City. In five years, Mexico City has evolved from being Spotify’s first-ever Latin American market to its largest listener base worldwide.
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Almost two centuries ago, the first U.S. ambassador in Mexico brought poinsettias to the United States, turning them into the Christmas Holidays icon that we know. And Mexico celebrated its traditional Christmas flower by breaking a Guinness world record.
Martha Bárcena is becoming the first female ambassador of Mexico in the United States.
People seeking asylum at the southern U.S. border will no longer be released into the United States while their cases are resolved, and will instead be returned to Mexico and forced to wait there, under a plan announced Thursday.
For many Mexican-Americans, Mexico City might seem distant both culturally and geographically speaking. But others, instead, are moving there. They are Chicanos turning into "Chilangos," inhabitants of Mexico City, following their roots and dreams, favored by their binational understanding — while facing some culture shocks.
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In the early sixties, a Mexican migrant returned to his hometown in Central Mexico, where he began the production of glass Christmas tree ornaments. Others followed, and the town became one of the world’s largest suppliers of these decorations. But times change.
The U.S. government is pledging to $10.6 billion in public and private funds toward economic development in Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras, in an attempt to address the causes of migration from the region.
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, Mexico's new president, opened the country's presidential palace to the public this month. It's a largely symbolic gesture that many are responding to.
Construction will begin Sunday on a controversial plan for a railway connecting the main tourist attractions across southern Mexico.
The Central American Full Development Plan launched by the Mexican government would benefit Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador over the next five years. Mexico is actively pursuing the United States’ participation in the initiative to slow migration.
The construction of the country's seventh refinery is part of an attempt to lower the country’s dependence on imported fuel.
Mexico City swore in its first elected female mayor on Wednesday, as more women are pursuing active roles in Mexican politics and are transforming a male-dominated field.
The FBI is offering a $20,000 reward for information about an attack on a U.S. consulate in western Mexico. Two hand grenades were lobbed at the consulate in Guadalajara, in the western state of Jalisco, just before 11 p.m. Friday, according to a statement from the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City.
Thousands gathered in Mexico City's main square over the weekend to welcome the new president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who was sworn in on Sunday. López Obrador made exactly 100 promises of what he would accomplish during his six-year presidential term.