Mexico, officially the United Mexican States, is a country in the southern portion of North America. It is bordered to the north by the United States; to the south and west by the Pacific Ocean; to the southeast by Guatemala, Belize, and the Caribbean Sea; and to the east by the Gulf of Mexico. Covering almost 2,000,000 square kilometres (770,000 sq mi), the nation is the fifth largest country in the Americas by total area and the 13th largest independent state in the world. With an estimated population of over 120 million people, the country is the eleventh most populous state and the most populous Spanish-speaking state in the world, while being the second most populous nation in Latin America after Brazil. Mexico is a federation comprising 31 states and Mexico City, a special federal entity that is also the capital city and its most populous city. Other metropolises in the state include Guadalajara, Monterrey, Puebla, Toluca, Tijuana and León.
The alleged drug-smuggling operation was discovered at the cargo facility at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge in Texas. Officials say they found 906 pounds of methamphetamine concealed in a.. USATODAY.com - Published
Convicted kingpin 'El Chapo' Guzman is likely heading to the 'Alcatraz of the Rockies.' According to Business Insider, it's a US prison where no one has ever escaped. The Sinaloa cartel leader escaped..
Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday he had not yet determined whether a border wall with Mexico was a military necessity or how much Pentagon money would be used. Rough Cut..
Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Saturday he hasn't decided whether a border wall with Mexico was a military necessity. Reuters reports it hasn't been decided how much Pentagon money..
According to a report by Reuters, on Saturday, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said that she has made clear in a meeting with US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi the importance..
On Thursday the Trump administration was sued by a human rights group over its policy of sending non-Mexican migrants who cross the southern border to seek asylum in the United States, back to Mexico..
A family attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border was rescued from waters of the Rio Grande by U.S. authorities. They are part of thousands of Central American migrants stuck in a temporary shelter..
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick went on Fox News to talk about the need for a border wall. Patrick said the border fence in El Paso, Texas, prevented decapitations and heads being rolled down pool halls. He..
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The ongoing political fracas between Donald Trump and Congress with regard to the funding of his proposed border wall with the US and Mexico appears to have been knocked up a gear,.. One News Page Staff - Published
Here's the latest for Friday, February 15th: President Donald Trump declares a national emergency at the southern border. But legal challenges are expected; The Vice President visits Auschwitz; In.. USATODAY.com - Published
The American Civil Liberties Union and Southern Poverty Law Center filed a lawsuit Thursday against the Department of Homeland Security, alleging the agency's "Remain in Mexico" policy for asylum.. CBS News - Published
A jury in New York found Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman guility on all charges, and he will likely spend the rest of his life in a U.S. prison. New York Times reporter Emily Palmer joins.. CBS News - Published
Drug lord Joaquin Guzman has an unparalleled record of jailbreaks, having escaped two high-security Mexican prisons before his ultimate capture and extradition to the United States.
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Attorneys for Mexican drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán say they will appeal his conviction. A federal jury found Guzman guilty on 10 counts Tuesday including drug trafficking and money laundering... CBS News - Published
Sen. Ted Cruz said Tuesday that billions of dollars in assets connected to convicted drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán should be used to build a border wall with Mexico. His idea has previously.. USATODAY.com - Published
After days of deliberation, a jury has convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman in his conspiracy and drug trafficking trial. Now he could spend the rest of his life in prison. Jericka.. CBS News - Published
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After a three-month trial in New York, infamous drug baron Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman has been found guilty of drug trafficking on no less than ten separate counts. .. One News Page Staff - Published
Notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been convicted on all counts in a federal trial in New York. CBS News correspondent Jericka Duncan joins CBSN from the courthouse with the.. CBS News - Published