Mexico
Follow the latest Mexico news, videos, and analysis from ABC News.
3 hours ago

Mexico's army takes over yet another civilian role — filling potholes

Mexico's president acknowledges the armed forces have taken over yet another civilian role: filling potholes on the nation's highways
3 hours ago
February 20, 2024 at 11:14 PM

US-Mexico border: 100 billion gallons of toxic 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.
February 20, 2024 at 11:14 PM
US-Mexico border: 100 billion gallons of sewage creating a 'public health crisis'
February 19, 2024 at 3:33 PM

Mexican army kills 12 gunmen in shootout near Texas border

Authorities say Mexican soldiers have killed 12 gunmen in a shootout near the Texas border
February 19, 2024 at 3:33 PM
Mexican army kills 12 gunmen in shootout near Texas border
February 19, 2024 at 3:58 AM

Tens of thousands rail against Mexico's president and ruling party in 'march for democracy'

The opposition parties' demonstrations advocated for free and fair elections.
February 19, 2024 at 3:58 AM
February 12, 2024 at 3:45 AM

American woman killed in apparent crossfire in a drug dispute at the Mexican beach resort of Tulum

An American woman and a man from Belize have been killed in what appears to have been a dispute between drug dealers at a beach club in the Mexican resort city of Tulum
February 12, 2024 at 3:45 AM
American woman killed in apparent crossfire in a drug dispute at Mexican beach resort
February 10, 2024 at 1:25 AM

American man 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.
February 10, 2024 at 1:25 AM
American man with eyes taped shut rescued from remote part of Mexico
February 9, 2024 at 4:06 PM

An activist who searched for her disappeared brother killed in Mexican border city

A gunman has killed an activist who led a group of volunteers searching for some of Mexico's more than 100,000 missing people
February 9, 2024 at 4:06 PM
An activist who searched for her disappeared brother killed in Mexican border city
January 31, 2024 at 3:17 AM

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.
January 31, 2024 at 3:17 AM
Kayakers rescued in Gulf of Mexico
January 31, 2024 at 3:17 AM

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.
January 31, 2024 at 3:17 AM
At least 4 dead after boat carrying tourists sinks near Cancun
January 30, 2024 at 6:43 PM

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.
January 30, 2024 at 6:43 PM
Inside Mexico's 'Gringo Hunters' as they track down, capture foreign fugitives
January 30, 2024 at 1:40 PM

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.
January 30, 2024 at 1:40 PM
At least 4 dead after boat carrying tourists sinks near Cancun
January 30, 2024 at 12:32 PM

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.
January 30, 2024 at 12:32 PM
At least 4 dead after boat carrying tourists sinks near Cancun
January 29, 2024 at 5:24 AM

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.
January 29, 2024 at 5:24 AM
Meet the 'Gringo Hunters,' the Mexican task force that catches US fugitives
1 month 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.
1 month ago
At least 3 transgender women killed in Mexico so far in 2024: Authorities
2 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.
2 months ago
New caravan of migrants shrinks in size: Mexico officials
2 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.
2 months ago
Secretary Blinken meets with Mexican president
2 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.
2 months ago
Blinken to travel to Mexico amid surge of migrants to border
3 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.
3 months ago
Drone shows devastation in Acapulco a month after Otis
3 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.
3 months ago
Biden meets with Mexico’s president to discuss fentanyl, migrant crisis
3 months ago

Mexico's 1st nonbinary magistrate found dead; protesters push for thorough investigation

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
3 months ago
Protests grow across Mexico after country's 1st nonbinary magistrate found dead
4 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.
4 months ago
Thousands turn out for Mexico City's Day of the Dead parade
4 months ago

58 people still missing, including 11 Americans, week after Hurricane Otis made landfall in Mexico

Over a week after Hurricane Otis made landfall in Acapulco, Mexico, at least 58 people are still missing.
4 months ago
11 Americans among 58 missing a week after Hurricane Otis made landfall
4 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.
4 months ago
Historic Category 5 storm Otis makes landfall near Acapulco
4 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.
4 months ago
Hurricane Otis makes landfall in Mexico as Category 5 storm
4 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.
4 months ago
Converted school bus serves migrant children in Tijuana
5 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.
5 months ago
El Chapo's sons purportedly ban fentanyl in Mexico's Sinaloa state
5 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.
5 months ago
At least 10 dead after church roof collapses in Mexico
5 months ago

How Mexico's 'Queen of Tequila' took on a male-dominated industry and proved naysayers wrong

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.
5 months ago
This Tequila business is making history in Mexico
5 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.
5 months ago
US border agency chief meets with authorities in Mexico over migrant surge
5 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.
5 months ago
350 migrants found 'crowded and dehydrated' in trailer in Mexico, authorities say
6 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.
6 months ago
Mexican navy seizes over 4 tons of cocaine in high-speed sea chase
6 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.
6 months ago
Bus carrying locals and migrants crashes in Mexico, killing 16
7 months 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.
7 months ago
Mexican authorities search for missing American sailor
7 months ago

American woman kidnapped in Mexico freed after 8 months in captivity: FBI

A California woman who was kidnapped while walking her dog in Mexico and held captive for eight months has been released, according to the FBI.
7 months ago
American woman kidnapped in Mexico freed after 8 months in captivity: FBI
7 months ago

American woman kidnapped in Mexico now free

Authorities say Monica De Leon Barba, who had been living in Mexico and was kidnapped there, is now being reunited with her family after her eight-month ordeal.
7 months ago
American woman kidnapped in Mexico now free
7 months ago

California man arrested in connection with serial murders of Mexican strip club workers

A California man has been arrested in connection with serial murders targeting strip club workers in Mexico.
7 months ago
American arrested in connection with murders of Mexican strip club workers
8 months ago

Mom battles fungal meningitis after cosmetic surgery at Mexico clinic linked to deadly outbreak

Alondra Lomas is one of nine confirmed cases of the life-threatening infection that the CDC says is tied to cosmetic surgery clinics in Matamoros, Mexico.
8 months ago
Arizona mom battling fungal meningitis after cosmetic surgery at Mexico clinic
8 months ago

UC Berkeley graduate student Gabriel Trujillo killed while doing field research in Mexico, officials say

University of California, Berkeley graduate student Gabriel Trujillo was killed in Mexico last week, ABC News has learned.
8 months ago
UC Berkeley PhD student killed while doing field research in Mexico, officials say
8 months ago

Bay Area dance group honors UC Berkeley student killed in Mexico

Gabriel Trujillo, a botanist, was doing field research in Sonora, Mexico.
8 months ago
Bay Area dance group honors UC Berkeley student killed in Mexico
8 months ago

Ancient Mayan city discovered deep in Mexican jungle

A team of archaeologists in Mexico have discovered the remains of an ancient Maya city, deep in the jungle of Yucatán Peninsula, Southern Mexico.
8 months ago
Ancient Mayan city discovered deep in Mexican jungle
8 months ago

Paramedics say they felt 'intoxication symptoms' in Mexico hotel room where 2 Americans were found dead

The paramedics who responded to the scene where two American tourists were found dead in their luxury hotel room in Mexico this week spoke to ABC News.
8 months ago
Paramedics felt 'intoxication symptoms' in hotel room where 2 Americans found dead
8 months ago

Probe continues into death of Americans in Mexican hotel

Although the hotel administrators said there didn't immediately appear to be any signs gas was an issue, two paramedics say they felt sick after entering the room.
8 months ago
Probe continues into death of Americans in Mexican hotel
8 months ago

Family of woman who died at Mexican resort demand answers

The family of Abby Lutz, 28, say they were shocked to learn Abby and John Heathco's bodies were found in their room at the Rancho Pescadero resort in Baja on Tuesday night.
8 months ago
Family of woman who died at Mexican resort demand answers
8 months ago

2 Americans found dead at Mexican hotel

Two Americans were found dead in their luxury hotel room in Baja California Sur, Mexico, according to local police.
8 months ago
2 Americans found dead at Mexican hotel
8 months ago

2 Americans found dead in luxury hotel room in Baja California Sur, Mexico: Police

Two Americans were found dead in their hotel room in Baja California Sur, Mexico, local police told ABC News.
8 months ago
2 Americans found dead in luxury hotel room in Mexico
8 months ago

2 Americans found dead at luxury Mexican resort

According to authorities on Tuesday, paramedics found Abby Lutz and John Heathco dead in their hotel room in Baja. The suspected cause is gas inhalation.
8 months ago
2 Americans found dead at luxury Mexican resort
9 months ago

10 dead after shooting at car rally in Mexico

A team of gunmen ambushed a car rally in Baja California, Mexico, which is about 73 miles from the U.S. border, according to authorities.
9 months ago
10 dead after shooting at car rally in Mexico
9 months ago

19 shot, 10 fatally, at car rally less than 100 miles from Mexico-US border

At least 10 people were killed and nine were wounded when an apparent team of gunmen ambushed a car rally in Baja, Mexico, authorities said.
9 months ago
19 shot, 10 fatally, at car rally less than 100 miles from Mexico-US border
9 months ago

9 migrants found, 41 still missing after kidnapping in Mexico

Nine migrants were found Tuesday by Mexican authorities after a group of 50 migrants were kidnapped earlier this week.
9 months ago
9 migrants found, 41 still missing after kidnapping in Mexico
10 months ago

'We never have enough': Struggle for clean water in rural Mexico spotlights daily burden often taken on by women

The rural community of San Juan Tlacotenco is among 2 billion people around the world without access to clean and safe drinking water, a burden often taken on by women.
10 months ago
Struggle for clean water in rural Mexico spotlights burden often taken on by women