Mexico

Men in costumes reenacting fight in battle (© Andrew Winning/Reuters)

Cinco de Mayo: A celebration of Mexican — and American —...

In 1862, the Mexican Army pushed back a French invasion. Today, it's celebrated as Cinco de Mayo in the U.S. Why? Read more here.
Large wooden cross with rural church in background (© Eric Gay/AP Images)

Underground Railroad to Mexico led thousands to freedom

Did you know there were many routes that enslaved people took during the 18th and 19th centuries to find freedom in Mexico? Learn more.
Андрес Мануэль Лопес Обрадор и Камала Харрис жестикулируют у стола с маленькими флагами США и Мексики (© Jacquelyn Martin/AP Images)

U.S. works with Mexico to strengthen border security

The United States and Mexico are working together to increase the U.S.-Mexico border's security and to deter human smugglers.
Left: Array of stone arrowheads, knife blades and other tools. Right: Gloved hand holding stone arrowhead (Homeland Security Investigations)

U.S. returns 523 artifacts to Mexico

Antiquities trafficking is a multibillion dollar, transnational criminal enterprise. Here's what happened when someone smuggled stolen Mexican artifacts.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaking while sitting at table with U.S. and Mexican flags in background (© Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Images)

Blinken’s first trip reaffirms relationships with Canada and Mexico

Secretary of State Antony Blinken reaffirmed the United States' relationships with its northern and southern neighbors during his first virtual trip.
Woman in protective gear taking temperature of girl (© Pastor Ismael Martinez/Pan de Vida)

U.S. helps refugees, migrants during COVID-19 crisis

Since COVID-19 arrived in Mexico, the U.S. and its partners have donated supplies, money and resources to help migrant communities.
President Trump and Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador standing behind lecterns in front of row of flags (© Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

President of Mexico visits White House, celebrates historic trade deal

Mexican President López Obrador and President Trump signed a joint declaration to celebrate the future of the relationship between the U.S. and Mexico.
Gloved hands inserting swab into glass vial (© Moises Castillo/AP Images)

U.S. increases support to Mexico and Central America during COVID-19

The U.S. remains committed to the health of people in Mexico and Central America, and has increased funding to both COVID-19 and economic initiatives.
Metal wall covered with razor wire, and residential area in background (© Charlie Riedel/AP Images)

U.S. border agency touts immigration enforcement

The head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection says the Trump administration's southwest border policy is working to stem illegal immigration.