Hundreds of migrants who waded across a river on Mexico's southern border have been stopped from entering the country on their way to the US.
Heavily armed fighters surrounded security forces in a Mexican city on Thursday and made them free one of drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman’s sons, after his capture triggered gunbattles and a prison break that sent civilians scurrying for cover.
Gang dispute believed to be behind blaze at venue in Gulf coast city of Coatzacoalcos
Mexico has deployed almost 15,000 soldiers and National Guard in the north of the country to stem the flow of illegal immigration across the border into the United States, the head of the Mexican Army said
A caravan of some 1,200 migrants from Central America and Cuba began moving towards the U.S. border from southern Mexico this weekend, migration authorities said.
Around 1 700 migrants travelling by caravan reached the US-Mexican border on Tuesday, just as President Donald Trump prepared to give a major speech certain to include calls for his long-sought wall.
Mexican authorities now put the number killed in Friday night's fuel pipeline blast at 66, with scores more injured.