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United States | United States-Mexico Declaration of Principles on Economic Development and Cooperation in Southern Mexico and Central America

United States – The United States and Mexico seek to continue modernizing our bilateral engagement to reflect changes in the world and to ensure our citizens directly benefit. We are committed to promoting strong regional economic growth, good jobs, and expanded opportunity for all of our citizens. This declaration reflects the importance both countries attach … Continue reading United States | United States-Mexico Declaration of Principles on Economic Development and Cooperation in Southern Mexico and Central America

United States | The U.S. Strategy for Central America and Southern Mexico

United States – The United States, in partnership with the government of Mexico, is committed to promoting a safer and more prosperous Central America by enhancing security, governance, and economic prosperity that can create greater opportunities and benefits for the people of the region and help us jointly address the shared challenges of migration, narcotics … Continue reading United States | The U.S. Strategy for Central America and Southern Mexico

IRAPUATO, Mexico | Migrant caravan moving to western Mexico city of Guadalajara

IRAPUATO, Mexico— Several thousand Central American migrants marked a month on the road Monday as they hitched rides to the western Mexico city of Guadalajara and toward the U.S. border. Most appear intent on taking the Pacific coast route northward to the border city of Tijuana, which is still about 1,550 miles (2,500 kilometers) away. … Continue reading IRAPUATO, Mexico | Migrant caravan moving to western Mexico city of Guadalajara

MEXICO CITY | Aid arrives for migrants at Mexico City stadium as US votes

MEXICO CITY— Humanitarian aid converged around a stadium in Mexico City where thousands of Central American migrants winding their way toward the United States were resting Tuesday after an arduous trek that has taken them through three countries in three weeks. Mexico City Mayor Jose Ramon Amieva said 4,500 migrants have arrived at the Jesus … Continue reading MEXICO CITY | Aid arrives for migrants at Mexico City stadium as US votes

ISLA, Mexico | The Latest: Mexican townsfolk assist weary migrants

ISLA, Mexico  — The Latest on the caravans of migrants making their way through Mexico to the United States (all times local): 12:00 p.m. Ordinary Mexicans are helping Central American migrants headed to the U.S. border. Catalina Munoz said she bought tortillas on credit to assemble tacos of beans, cheese and rice when she heard … Continue reading ISLA, Mexico | The Latest: Mexican townsfolk assist weary migrants

ISLA, Mexico | Migrant caravan in Mexico trudges through ‘route of death’

ISLA, Mexico — Hundreds of Central American migrants from a 4,000-strong caravan winding its way through southern Mexico and toward the U.S. border splintered off on their own Saturday after broken promises of bus transportation. Patience appeared to be wearing thin among the exhausted trekkers after Veracruz Gov. Miguel Angel Yunes reneged on an offer … Continue reading ISLA, Mexico | Migrant caravan in Mexico trudges through ‘route of death’

ISLA, Mexico | Migrants hold out hope for bus transport within Mexico

ISLA, Mexico  — Patience among 4,000 Central American migrants appeared to be wearing thin on Saturday, as exhausted members of the caravan journeying toward the United States openly disagreed with organizers who are shepherding the group through southern Mexico. Several thousand migrants opted to rest in the towns of Juan Rodriguez Clara, Veracruz and Isla, … Continue reading ISLA, Mexico | Migrants hold out hope for bus transport within Mexico

ISLA, Mexico | The Latest: Patience wears thin as caravan heads north

ISLA, Mexico — The Latest on the caravans of migrants making their way through Mexico to the United States (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Tensions are fraying the edges of the caravan of Central American migrants making their way through southern Mexico. The majority of the roughly 4,000 migrants are gathering in the towns of … Continue reading ISLA, Mexico | The Latest: Patience wears thin as caravan heads north