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Latin America grappling with a 'decline of democracy' under coronavirus pandemic
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Latin America grappling with a 'decline of democracy' under coronavirus pandemic

The gradual undermining of democratic rules during an economic crisis and a public health catastrophe could leave Latin America primed for slower growth and an increase in corruption and human rights abuses

Three American women, 6 children killed in deadly ambush in Mexico; doubts raised over President Manual Obrador's 'hugs, not bullets' security strategy
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Three American women, 6 children killed in deadly ambush in Mexico; doubts raised over President Manual Obrador's 'hugs, not bullets' security strategy

When drug cartel gunmen opened fire on American women and children in northern Mexico, the Mexican Army, the National Guard and Sonora state police were not there to protect them.

26 people dead, 11 wounded as gunmen shower bullets, set ablaze strip club in Mexico's Coatzacoalcos
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26 people dead, 11 wounded as gunmen shower bullets, set ablaze strip club in Mexico's Coatzacoalcos

The Tuesday night attack is the latest to rock the state of Veracruz, a flashpoint in bloody turf wars between Mexico's rival drug cartels and a hotbed of political corruption

Mexico declares end of war on drugs; govt won't use army to capture cartel kingpins, says President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador
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Mexico declares end of war on drugs; govt won't use army to capture cartel kingpins, says President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador declared Mexico's war on drugs over, saying his govt would not prioritise using the army to capture cartel kingpins

Donald Trump threatens to seal US-Mexico border if Congress doesn't agree to funding for the wall
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Donald Trump threatens to seal US-Mexico border if Congress doesn't agree to funding for the wall

Donald Trump wants $5 billion in funding for a wall along the more than 2,000-mile US-Mexico border, which he says is currently too porous to stop illegal immigration and which he claims has become a magnet for criminals, drugs and even terrorists. Opponents say that a physical wall is impractical and that the idea is being used to whip up xenophobia in Trump's right-wing voter base.

Donald Trump says US could reach 'big trade agreement' with Mexico, cites improving ties between neighbours
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Donald Trump says US could reach 'big trade agreement' with Mexico, cites improving ties between neighbours

Donald Trump said on Saturday that the United States could reach a “big Trade Agreement” with Mexico.

'Nobody will threaten us' with wall says Mexico's president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador
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'Nobody will threaten us' with wall says Mexico's president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador

Mexico's President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador vowed that his country would not be threatened by a wall, in a thinly veiled rebuke to US President Donald Trump's jabs.

Mexico's Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador government to consider legalising drugs in bid to curb violent crime
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Mexico's Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador government to consider legalising drugs in bid to curb violent crime

Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has given his future interior minister "carte blanche" to explore the possibility of legalising drugs in a bid to curb violent crime

Mike Pompeo meets Mexico's president-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, says US wants to improve ties
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Mike Pompeo meets Mexico's president-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, says US wants to improve ties

Donald Trump wants to strengthen and improve ties with Mexico after "bumps in the road," Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Mexico’s next leader.

Mike Pompeo travels to Mexico to meet new Leftist president-elect: Meeting is a chance for neighbours to repair strained ties
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Mike Pompeo travels to Mexico to meet new Leftist president-elect: Meeting is a chance for neighbours to repair strained ties

US-Mexico ties have deteriorated significantly under Trump, who campaigned on building a border wall and has repeatedly blamed Mexico for economic and social problems in the US

Mexico's president-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says he will scrap US helicopter deal to cut costs
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Mexico's president-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says he will scrap US helicopter deal to cut costs

President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has said he will cancel the pending purchase by Mexico's navy of eight armed Lockheed Martin MH-60R helicopters from the US government.

Mexico's ruling PRI suffers historic defeat: Trajectory of country's GOP closely mirrors Congress' rise and fall in India
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Mexico's ruling PRI suffers historic defeat: Trajectory of country's GOP closely mirrors Congress' rise and fall in India

The PRI in Mexico was felled by years of corruption allegations piling up against it, similar to the manner in which the Congress suffered a defeat in India in 2014.

RIP PRI: Mexico's ruling party faces record defeat in Presidential Election; corruption, violence and poverty caused lack of trust
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RIP PRI: Mexico's ruling party faces record defeat in Presidential Election; corruption, violence and poverty caused lack of trust

Mexico’s ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, was one of the most successful brands in 20th-century politics, but a record defeat in Sunday’s presidential election has left its future hanging in the balance.

Mexico presidential election: Anti-establishment Leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador sweeps poll; will take office on 1 Dec
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Mexico presidential election: Anti-establishment Leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador sweeps poll; will take office on 1 Dec

Anti-establishment leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador swept to victory in Mexico's presidential election on Sunday, in a political sea change driven by voters' anger over endemic corruption and brutal violence.