Mexico

House Republicans Test Trump on His U.S.-Mexico Wall

By Julia Edwards Ainsley WASHINGTON, Nov 10 – Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives hope to offer President-elect Donald Trump an alternate plan to his proposed U.S.-Mexico border wall, a first test by lawmakers from his own party of one of his key campaign promises. Just a day after Trump’s stunning election victory over

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El Chapo’s Narco Mafia

What does Mexico’s top drug lord have in common with Michael Corleone and Tony Soprano? More on this story here: http://newsweekme.com/el-chapos-narco… Social Streams

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Mexican Drug Boss ‘Chapo’ Moved to Jail on U.S. Border

MEXICO CITY, May 7 – Mexican drug boss Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was moved on Saturday from a jail in central Mexico to a prison in Ciudad Juarez on the U.S. border, a development that appears to bring him closer to extradition to the United States. Guzman, head of the Sinaloa drug cartel, was one

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Mexicans Burn Donald Trump Effigies in Easter Ritual

By Henry Romero and Tomas Bravo MEXICO CITY, March 26 – Mexicans celebrating an Easter ritual late on Saturday burnt effigies of U.S. Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump, whose anti-immigrant views have sparked outrage south of the American border. In Mexico City’s poor La Merced neighborhood, hundreds of cheering residents yelled “death” and various insults

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Being First in Mexico Makes Young Syrian Refugee A Campus Celebrity

By Tim MacGabhann AGUASCALIENTES, Mexico, March 2 – Essa Hassan is not only the first Syrian refugee to land in Mexico, his status makes him a bit of a celebrity at the Panamerican University, where students wave at him in greeting as he walks across campus. Proudly, Hassan noted, his official designation in Mexico is

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El Chapo’s Narco Mafia

What Mexico’s top drug lord has in common with Michael Corleone and Tony Soprano By Roberto Saviano A video showing the hideout of Joaquín Guzmán Loera (aka “El Chapo”), filmed October 6 by the Mexican navy and broadcast by the Mexican newspaper El Universal, is incredible for its details. Films shot by law enforcement in

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Sean Penn Interview Helps Mexico Nab World’s Most Wanted Drug Lord

By Lizbeth Diaz and Simon Gardner MEXICO CITY, Jan 10 – An interview that Hollywood star Sean Penn conducted with Mexican Joaquin “Chapo” Guzman late last year helped Mexico’s government catch the world’s most wanted drug lord, sources said on Saturday. Guzman, the infamous boss of the Sinaloa drug cartel, was arrested in northwest Mexico

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Honduras Detains U.S. Bound Syrians with Fake Greek Passports

By Gustavo Palencia TEGUCIGALPA, Nov 18 – Honduran authorities said on Wednesday they had intercepted six Syrian nationals traveling on doctored Greek passports in the past week, including five who had been trying to reach the United States. Police said there were no signs of any links to last week’s deadly attacks in Paris that

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