A viral video of an affluent Mexico City driver seen almost running over a cyclist and fighting with a police officer has become the latest example of how social media is exposing the aggressiveness and arrogance of the rich and powerful.
Spectre, the latest Bond film, starts with a spectacular Day of the Dead parade that doesn't exist. Now the government wants to create one to avoid tourists being disappointed.
Mexico City’s authorities have started handing out 15,000 plastic whistles in the name of combatting sexual harassment, despite widespread ridicule of the idea.
Accompanied by tranquil elevator music, suited members of a major national business group were keen to show their unprecedented gathering was no ordinary protest.
President Enrique Peña Nieto’s PRI party lost seven of the dozen governorships at stake in Sunday’s election, including four that the party has controlled for 87 straight years.
Two convicted kidnappers sawed through some metal bars, punched through a wall, changed their clothes, and then walked to freedom. According to government figures, 590 prisoners escaped from Mexican jails between 2010 and 2015.
President Enrique Peña Nieto said he wants to reform the constitution to guarantee marriage equality throughout the country. Normally shy of social issues, the president’s Twitter photo appeared with a rainbow photo filter.
By Matt Smith
The World Health Organization says air pollution is up 8 percent around the world and, while rich countries are becoming cleaner for the most part, 98 percent of cities in poor nations failed to reach minimum thresholds for healthy air.
Rampant sexual assault in the city's subway system caused large protests that forced the government to deploy a special police to protect female riders.
The worst bout of air pollution in over a decade has raised fears that the Mexican capital could be heading back to the days when constantly watering eyes and irritated throats were the norm.
Mexico's politicians are making nosies about legalizing medical marijuana in the future, but some Mexicans are not prepared to wait, and are learning how to cook up their own treatments in clandestine courses.
The City's authorities have relaunched a program designed to take cars out of it's streets and help alleviate the worst environmental crisis in 14 years. But some in the scientific community doubt its effectiveness.
By Tess Owen
The symbolic destruction of the Donald is part of a traditional Catholic or Orthodox ritual held annually on the Saturday before Easter.
Status concerns and an overblown terror of crime, as well as the limitations of the service, mean many of the city's residents refuse to abandon their cars despite continued air pollution and ever-increasing congestion.
A new report documented nearly 400 violent attacks on media workers in Mexico during 2015, including seven murders. The report blames public officials, as well as drug cartels, for the record number of assaults.
Andrea Noel's tweet and travails while reporting the crime have triggered an intense debate on sex crimes. The video has also prompted a barrage of misogyny, including death threats.
The residents of Santa María Sur, in the violence-torn state of Guerrero, fled their tiny village in the middle of the night when warring cartels demanded they join the fight. Today they are living in a scruffy hotel, with little hope of returning home.
The winds are affecting much of the country, but the most dramatic damage so far has been in the in the metropolitan area with one video shows one billboard falling onto a busy highway and crushing three cars
The private security industry, built to protect the nation’s business and political elites from kidnappings, robberies, and assassinations, is being exposed as a vehicle for the rich and powerful to live above the law.