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June 14, 2024 at 8:03 PM

WHO confirms bird flu patient in Mexico died of other medical conditions

Mexican authorities reported the human case to the World Health Organization on May 23.
June 14, 2024 at 8:03 PM
Mexican authorities reported the human case to the World Health Organization on May 23.
June 13, 2024 at 1:40 PM

American killed, another injured by electric shock in Mexican hot tub: Police

Forensic analysis will be conducted to determine the origin of the apparent electrical failure, law enforcement said.
June 13, 2024 at 1:40 PM
VIDEO:  American killed, another injured by electric shock in Mexican hot tub: Police
June 13, 2024 at 5:06 AM

American man dies after being electrocuted in jacuzzi while in Mexico

One person was killed, and another was injured after experiencing an electric shock in a Jacuzzi at a private condominium complex in northwestern Mexico.
June 13, 2024 at 5:06 AM
VIDEO: American man dies after being electrocuted in jacuzzi while in Mexico
June 10, 2024 at 2:30 PM

ABC News exclusive: Inside a cartel's human-smuggling operation

ABC News exclusive: Matt Rivers reports on a cartel's human-smuggling operation in Mexico.
June 10, 2024 at 2:30 PM
ABC News' Matt Rivers reports on the lucrative human smuggling business at the U.S.-Mexico border and gets exclusive access to a cartel's operation.
June 9, 2024 at 9:10 AM

In Mexico heat wave, monkeys are still dying and birds are getting air conditioning

Amid Mexico's heat wave and drought, suffering birds are getting air-conditioning and monkeys with heatstroke are being rescued by non-governmental groups
June 9, 2024 at 9:10 AM
Veterinarian Laura Rodriguez removes a frozen rat from a freezer to be fed to a bird at the non-profit wildlife park Selva Teneek where animals are being treated for heat stress amid a continuing heat wave and drought, in Ciudad Valles, Mexico, Saturday, June 8, 2024. (AP Photo/Mauricio Palos)
June 4, 2024 at 3:51 AM

Mexico elects first female president

ABC News' Matt Rivers reports on Mexico's historic election that saw its first female president-elect, Claudia Sheinbaum, and what it could mean for U.S.-Mexico relations.
June 4, 2024 at 3:51 AM
VIDEO: Mexico elects first female president
June 3, 2024 at 9:46 PM

Mexico elects its 1st female president

Mexico elected its first female president in the country's 200-year history. Claudia Sheinbaum, a climate scientist and former Mexico City mayor, won the election in a landslide with over 60% of the vote.
June 3, 2024 at 9:46 PM
VIDEO: Rivers Mexico president
June 3, 2024 at 4:44 PM

Mexico's 1st female president faces myriad crises: ANALYSIS

For the first time in the 200-year history of Mexico’s republic, a woman will become president of Mexico.
June 3, 2024 at 4:44 PM
Mexico's presidential candidate for Morena party Claudia Sheinbaum celebrates following the results of the general election at Zocalo Square in Mexico City, on June 3, 2024.
June 3, 2024 at 2:57 PM

Mexico elects Claudia Sheinbaum, 1st woman to be president

Claudia Sheinbaum has been elected president of Mexico, marking the first time a woman has been chosen to lead the country, the election institute said.
June 3, 2024 at 2:57 PM
Presidential candidate Claudia Sheinbaum waves to her supporters after winning the election, in Mexico City, Mexico, June 3, 2024.
June 3, 2024 at 2:08 PM

Claudia Sheinbaum wins historic Mexican presidential election

Sheinbaum, who captured national attention as the mayor of Mexico City, will take office later this year as Mexico’s first-ever female president.
June 3, 2024 at 2:08 PM
VIDEO: Claudia Sheinbaum wins historic Mexican presidential election
June 3, 2024 at 1:18 PM

Mexico’s projected presidential winner Sheinbaum says competitors have conceded

Mexico’s projected election winner Claudia Sheinbaum will become the first female president in the country’s 200-year history
June 3, 2024 at 1:18 PM
President-elect Claudia Sheinbaum waves to supporters at the Zocalo, Mexico City's main square, after the National Electoral Institute announced she held an irreversible lead in the election, early Monday, June 3, 2024. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
June 3, 2024 at 11:23 AM

Mexico all but guaranteed to have its first woman president

The run-up to the election has been marred by violence, with dozens of candidates killed.
June 3, 2024 at 11:23 AM
VIDEO: Mexico all but guaranteed to have its first woman president
June 3, 2024 at 11:21 AM

Mexico elects Claudia Sheinbaum, 1st woman to be president, election institute says

Claudia Sheinbaum has been elected president of Mexico, marking the first time a woman has been chosen to lead the country, the election institute said.
June 3, 2024 at 11:21 AM
Claudia Sheinbaum has been elected president of Mexico, marking the first time a woman has been chosen to lead the country, the election institute said.
May 31, 2024 at 8:24 PM

Mexico on verge of electing its 1st female president

Mexicans will vote Sunday in historic elections that are a referendum on populism and democracy.
May 31, 2024 at 8:24 PM
VIDEO: Mexico on verge of electing its 1st female president
May 23, 2024 at 2:34 AM

Howler monkeys are dying in southern Mexico amid nationwide drought and heat wave

More than 100 howler monkeys have dropped dead from trees in southern Mexico's tropical forests amid a nationwide drought and heat wave, with rescuers racing to give water to the threatened monkeys.
May 23, 2024 at 2:34 AM
VIDEO: Howler monkeys are dying in southern Mexico amid nationwide drought and heat wave
1 month ago

This taquería serves just 4 tacos and won a Michelin star, here's why

Taquería El Califa de León is the first Mexican taco shop and only shop among 16 Mexican restaurants to receive a Michelin star.
1 month ago
An overhead view of the Tacos El Califa de León taco stand, in Mexico City, May 15, 2024.
1 month ago

Missing tourists found dead in Mexico were trying to stop carjacking: Police

American Jack Carter Rhoad and Australians Jake Robinson and Callum Robinson were killed by suspects attempting to steal tires from their cars, according to authorities.
1 month ago
VIDEO: Missing tourists found dead in Mexico were trying to stop carjacking: Police
1 month ago

Urgent investigation after surfers disappear in Mexico

Authorities announced arrest warrants have been obtained for the crime of forced disappearance after an American and two Australian surfers went missing.
1 month ago
VIDEO: Urgent investigation after surfers disappear in Mexico
3 months ago

Body of missing 54-year-old woman found in cemetery on the side of highway in Mexico

The body of a 54-year-old woman missing since February has been found in a cemetery on the side of a highway in Mexico, police say.
3 months ago
The body of a 54-year-old woman missing since February has been found with signs of torture in a cemetery on the side of a highway in Mexico, police in Washington say.
4 months ago

US citizen arrested crossing border from Mexico in taxi with $130,000 of fentanyl

A U.S. citizen has been arrested crossing back into the U.S. from Mexico after authorities found an estimated $130,000 of fentanyl hidden in the taxi they were riding in.
4 months ago
El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents seized 9.7 pounds of fentanyl with an estimated street value of $130,000.
4 months ago

'Important announcements' expected from US-Mexico-Guatemala migration meeting

Wednesday's meeting between the United States, Mexico and Guatemala on managing migration will result in "several important announcements," senior U.S. officials said.
4 months ago
A group of migrants attempt to go through a wire fence on the banks of the Rio Grande river along the border between Mexico and the United States as members of U.S. National Guard stand on the other side of the fence in Eagle Pass, Texas, on Feb. 27, 2024.
4 months ago

Biden to make his 2nd visit to southern border on the same day as Trump

President Joe Biden will make his second visit to the U.S.-Mexico border on Thursday to make another push for Congress to pass a bipartisan border deal.
4 months ago
President Joe Biden walks along the US-Mexico border fence in El Paso, Texas, on January 8, 2023.
4 months ago

US-Mexico border: 100 billion gallons of sewage creating a 'public health crisis'

Over the last five years, 100 billion gallons of untreated sewage, industrial waste and urban runoff have been dumped into the Tijuana River.
4 months ago
People look towards the US-Mexico border fence that runs into the Pacific Ocean, seen from Imperial Beach outside San Diego, Nov. 7, 2021.
4 months ago

American man with eyes taped shut rescued from remote part of Mexico

An American man was found by Mexican authorities in a house with his eyes taped shut in the town of Limones, which is in a remote area in Mexico's Quintana Roo province.
4 months ago
In this undated stock photo, a sign to Limones, Quintana Roo, Mexico is shown on the side of a road.
5 months ago

Kayakers rescued in Gulf of Mexico

A Carnival cruise came to the rescue of two men who were shipwrecked on a kayak in the Gulf of Mexico.
5 months ago
VIDEO: Kayakers rescued in Gulf of Mexico
5 months ago

At least 4 dead after boat carrying tourists sinks near Cancun

The boat, which was traveling from Isla Mujeres to Puerto Juárez, caught a strong sea swell, and the vessel began to sink as it took on water, officials said.
5 months ago
VIDEO: At least 4 dead after boat carrying tourists sinks near Cancun
5 months ago

Inside Mexico's 'Gringo Hunters' as they track down, capture foreign fugitives

"Impact x Nightline" gets an inside look at Mexico's International Liaison Unit and on hand as it tracked and captured U.S. fugitives.
5 months ago
Members of the Baja California state police's International Liaison Unit make an arrest.
5 months ago

At least 4 dead after boat carrying tourists sinks near Cancun

At least four people are dead after a boat carrying over a dozen tourists sank in the waters off the coast of Cancun.
5 months ago
An ambulance carrying a patient from the boat sinking incident arrives at Cancún General Hospital, Jan. 29, 2024, in Cancún, México.
5 months ago

At least 4 dead after boat carrying tourists sinks near Cancun

The boat was carrying 16 tourists and three crew members at the time of the accident, authorities said.
5 months ago
The boat was carrying 16 tourists and three crew members at the time of the accident, authorities said.
5 months ago

Meet the 'Gringo Hunters,' the Mexican task force that catches US fugitives

"Impact x Nightline" gets an inside look at the Mexican police unit that has been catching American fugitives for over 20 years.
5 months ago
VIDEO:  Meet the 'Gringo Hunters,' the Mexican task force that catches US fugitives
5 months ago

At least 3 transgender women killed in Mexico so far in 2024: Authorities

Protesters in Mexico City marched to demand justice for Samantha Gómes Fonseca, a transgender activist who was killed Sunday.
5 months ago
Protesters in Mexico City marched to demand justice for Samantha Gómes Fonseca, a transgender activist who was killed Sunday.
6 months ago

New caravan of migrants shrinks in size: Mexico officials

Officials renew calls for federal help as more asylum seekers arrive in U.S. cities.
6 months ago
VIDEO: New caravan of migrants shrinks in size: Mexico officials
6 months ago

Secretary Blinken meets with Mexican president

ABC News’ Elizabeth Schulze and Mireya Villarreal have details on a meeting between Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Mexico’s president.
6 months ago
VIDEO: Secretary Blinken meets with Mexican president
6 months ago

Blinken to travel to Mexico amid surge of migrants to border

Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas will travel to Mexico City to meet with the Mexican president to address the ongoing immigration crisis.
6 months ago
VIDEO: Blinken to travel to Mexico amid surge of migrants to border
7 months ago

Drone shows devastation in Acapulco a month after Otis

Drone footage shows destruction in the Mexican resort city of Acapulco, one month after Hurricane Otis slammed the region, killing scores of people, according to authorities.
7 months ago
VIDEO: Drone shows devastation in Acapulco a month after Otis
7 months ago

Biden meets with Mexico’s president to discuss fentanyl, migrant crisis

ABC News’ Selina Wang and Mick Mulroy talk about the meeting between President Joe Biden and Mexico’s president and what the leaders will discuss.
7 months ago
VIDEO: Biden meets with Mexico’s president to discuss fentanyl, migrant crisis
7 months ago

Protests grow across Mexico after country's 1st nonbinary magistrate found dead

Jesús Ociel Baena, the first nonbinary person to assume a judicial position and receive a nonbinary passport in Mexico, was found dead at home in Aguascalientes
7 months ago
People participate in a protest in memory of Ociel Baena, Mexico's first openly non-binary magistrate who was found dead at home, in Mexico City, Nov. 13, 2023.
7 months ago

Thousands turn out for Mexico City's Day of the Dead parade

Mexico City’s Day of the Dead parade featured costumed dancers, drummers and floats as they took a festive turn down the Paseo de la Reforma boulevard to the historic colonial main square.
7 months ago
VIDEO: Thousands turn out for Mexico City's Day of the Dead parade
7 months ago

11 Americans among 58 missing a week after Hurricane Otis made landfall

Over a week after Hurricane Otis made landfall in Acapulco, Mexico, at least 58 people are still missing.
7 months ago
An aerial view of a damaged building, in the aftermath of Hurricane Otis, in Acapulco, Mexico, Nov. 1, 2023.
8 months ago

Historic Category 5 storm Otis makes landfall near Acapulco

Hurricane Otis became the strongest on record to hit Mexico’s Pacific coast, with peak winds up to 165 miles an hour.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Historic Category 5 storm Otis makes landfall near Acapulco
8 months ago

Hurricane Otis makes landfall in Mexico as Category 5 storm

The hurricane, which had been a tropical storm as of Tuesday morning, rapidly intensified within 24 hours.
8 months ago
The hurricane, which had been a tropical storm as of Tuesday morning, rapidly intensified within 24 hours.
8 months ago

Converted school bus serves migrant children in Tijuana

ABC News’ Mireya Villarreal reports on the Yes We Can Mobile Schools project, an initiative to support migrant children’s education while waiting for their asylum cases in Mexico.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Converted school bus serves migrant children in Tijuana
8 months ago

El Chapo's sons purportedly ban fentanyl in Mexico's Sinaloa state

The machine-printed banners were purportedly signed by a faction of the Sinaloa cartel led by the sons of jailed Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.
8 months ago
DEA warns about fentanyl mixture
8 months ago

At least 10 dead after church roof collapses in Mexico

Officials said a baptism was being celebrated at the time with approximately 100 people in attendance.
8 months ago
Officials said a baptism was being celebrated at the time with approximately 100 people in attendance.
9 months ago

This Tequila business is making history in Mexico

The world of tequila is one of many male-dominated industries, but Melly Bajaras has built her own business from the ground up – all while employing other women.
9 months ago
Workers move large blue agave bundles out of masonry oven for processing in Jalisco, Mexico.
9 months ago

US border agency chief meets with authorities in Mexico over migrant surge

Acting CBP Commissioner Troy Miller traveled to Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, on Friday, where he met with Mexican officials and railway industry leaders.
9 months ago
Migrants from Venezuela walk behind a U.S. Border Patrol agent to a processing area after they crossed the Rio Grande in Eagle Pass, Texas, on Sept. 24, 2023.
9 months ago

350 migrants found 'crowded and dehydrated' in trailer in Mexico, authorities say

Hundreds of migrants were found "crowded and dehydrated" in the back of a tractor-trailer in southeastern Mexico on Thursday, authorities said.
9 months ago
Migrants from Guatemala, Ecuador, Honduras and El Salvador are rescued by Mexican authorities after being found crammed and dehydrated in a trailer-truck, in Cosamaloapan, in Veracruz state, Mexico, in this handout photo distributed to Reuters on September 14, 2023.
10 months ago

Mexican navy seizes over 4 tons of cocaine in high-speed sea chase

Mexico's navy seized over four tons of cocaine and detained 11 people during two high speed chases at sea, authorities reported.
10 months ago
VIDEO:  Mexican navy seizes over 4 tons of cocaine in high-speed sea chase
10 months ago

Bus carrying locals and migrants crashes in Mexico, killing 16

The migrants were traveling to an appointment with the United States Customs and Border Protection, according to Mexico's National Institute of Migration.
10 months ago
Tow trucks and authorities work at the area of a road accident, which left over a dozen passengers dead, in Tepelmeme Villa de Morelos, Oaxaca state, Mexico, on Aug. 22, 2023.
1 year ago

Mexican authorities search for missing American sailor

Weather conditions are keeping the Mexican Navy from approaching a capsized sailboat of a U.S. citizen who was reported missing on July 21, officials told ABC News.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Mexican authorities search for missing American sailor