Billions of dollars in remittances funnel into Mexico every year. But senders and receivers of that money are both worried about how Trump’s policies could cut off that lifeline home. BuzzFeed News’ Karla Zabludovsky reports from Susticacán, Mexico.
The opposition had proclaimed the original decision a “coup d’état.”
Senators are drafting up proposals — many of which were unthinkable several months ago — to protect Mexico from Trump’s aggressive border policies. But are they likely to pass?
A wall goes up in Argentina and then anti-immigrant rhetoric spreads. Will it change the course of a region bent on tearing down borders?
The US Secretaries of State and Homeland Security tried to calm the waters in Mexico, disputing President Trump’s claims of a “military operation” against undocumented immigrants and staying mum on the border wall.
In an era of ethno-nationalism, with US President Donald Trump as its flag-bearer, Latin America is bucking the global trend and coming together.
“You have a bunch of bad hombres down there. You aren’t doing enough to stop them. I think your military is scared. Our military isn’t, so I just might send them down to take care of it.”
Carlos Slim, the Mexican billionaire who Trump feuded with during the campaign, did at least recommend Trump’s latest book as a way to figure out the US president’s policies.
“I lament and reject the decision of the United States to continue building a wall that for years does not unite us, but divides us,” Enrique Peña Nieto said.
The shooter, a 15-year-old, died of a self-inflicted wound after firing on his teacher and classmates.
Things are more than a little tense in Mexico right now, as false news stories urge Mexicans angry over a hike in gas prices to either loot stores or hide away in their homes.
Luis Videgaray, who resigned from his role as finance minister after masterminding then-candidate Donald Trump’s Mexico visit, will now be the country’s chief diplomat.
After Ford announced it was scrapping a plant in Mexico following pressure from Trump, fear spread across the economically embattled country.
The Trump Organization is expanding its glitzy real estate brand of hotels and towers across South America, projects that raise concerns the president-elect could use his political influence to speed up deals and enrich himself.
The fourth devastating fire in Mexico’s fireworks capital in two decades has some locals asking themselves whether it’s time to leave. BuzzFeed News’ Karla Zabludovsky reports from Tultepec, Mexico.
“I’ve had conversations with local officials about it and so far their biggest new concern about the election is drunken expats trying to deface Trump signs.”
The former revolutionary’s death was reported late Friday.
The denial comes after a local journalist reported that the president-elect used his congratulatory call with Argentine president Mauricio Macri to push for help in completing a project in Buenos Aires.
The top Trump adviser was hired by Mexico City’s government to make the city safer in 2002. People are torn over whether he succeeded.