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Recaptured drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is escorted by soldiers at the hangar belonging to the office of the Attorney General in Mexico City.

The Brooklyn Bridge is stuck in a traffic nightmare because of infamous drug kingpin El Chapo

The Brooklyn Bridge has on occasion been totally shut down — apparently so that drug king-pin El Chapo can be ferried safely between prison in Manhattan and court in Brooklyn. The huge security operation around El Chapo — who has repeatedly busted out of jail — necessitates closing the whole bridge.
Purported members of Mexico's Jalisco New Generation cartel.

Mexico says it caught gunmen who shot down an army helicopter — and it may signal trouble for the country’s most powerful cartel

Gunmen from the Jalisco New Generation cartel shot down a military helicopter in 2015. Since then, the group has only gotten stronger — but efforts to bring it down are intensifying.

At least 85 injured after Aeromexico plane crashes in northwest Mexico

An Aeromexico plane carrying 97 passengers and four crew members crashed in northwest Mexico on Tuesday afternoon. Two people, including the pilot, are critically injured. Authorities said the crash happened in poor weather conditions.

Mistakes you’re making buying, ordering, and drinking tequila — and how to do it the Mexican way

Tequila gets a bad rep. While artisan gins and spiced rums are now hugely popular, most people's experience of tequila is not even pure tequila. However, a premium tequila movement is now gaining traction and a drinks expert has detailed his tips on how to enjoy it the Mexican way.
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador at a campaign rally in Patzcuaro, Michoacan state, Mexico, May 31, 2018.

Mexico’s socialist president-elect wants to fix trade with the USA by appealing to Trump’s anti-establishment politics

Mexican President-elect, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, has sent US President Donald Trump a letter urging him to help bring an end to NAFTA negotiations, saying the pair could work together as two anti-establishment politicians that put their "voters and citizens at the center."
President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador speaks during a celebration event at the end of the 2018 Mexican presidential election in Mexico City, Mexico, July 1, 2018.

Trump likes Mexico’s new president so much that he apparently calls him ‘Juan Trump’

It's not clear why President Donald Trump thinks highly of Mexico's president-elect, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, but the US president has reportedly given him a nickname only a few days after he won the election.
Damaso Lopez Nuñez, seen during his extradition from Mexico to the US, July 6, 2018.

Mexico just extradited a top Sinaloa cartel member who turned on ‘El Chapo’ Guzman to seize control of the cartel

Damaso Lopez Nuñez went from a Mexican security official to the upper ranks of the powerful Sinaloa cartel, but he fought and lost a battle for control of the cartel, and on Friday he was extradited to the US.
President Donald Trump

Trump just hit China with massive tariffs, kicking off a trade war — here’s what tariffs are, and how they could affect you

President Donald Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada, the European Union, and Mexico will cause prices in the Us to rise on everything from cars to beer cans. Here's how the tariffs could hit businesses, the economy, and you.

The peso is sliding after Lopez Obrador claims victory in Mexico’s presidential election

The peso fell early Monday after Mexico handed Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador the presidency in a landslide victory, shifting the country's government to the left after nearly two decades of establishment politics.

Meet Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the new populist president of Mexico who vowed to sell his official jet and wrote an entire book calling o...

Andrés Manuel López Obrador was elected to Mexico's presidency in a landslide on Sunday on a populist platform and will take over from Enrique Peña Nieto on December 1. Here's everything we know about him.