Google Maps Street View: Terrifying sight spotted in New Mexico – what happened?

Google Maps Street View has captured an image that looks like something out of a nightmare. It has photographed a road in New Mexico, USA that appears nothing like a normal road. More like Edvard Munch’s The Scream painting than a real location, Highway 285, near Albuquerque, is an array of blurred colours. Google Maps […]

14 Mistakes Most Tourists Make in Mexico

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These Are the Best Times to Visit Mexico

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US pledges $10.6bn in aid to Mexico & Central America to stop migration – still no cash for Wall

The State Department has announced $ 10.6 billion in aid for Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador to help stem migration, amid a looming government shutdown over funding President Donald Trump’s border wall proposal. Some $ 5.8 billion in economic development assistance will be given to the three Central American countries, and another $ 4.8 […]

Trump inexplicably told Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi that Mexico would pay for the border wall as part of the landmark new trade deal

Mark Wilson/Getty Images President Donald Trump told House Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi that Mexico would pay for a wall along the US-Mexico border through the updated North American Free Trade Agreement. The deal does not include any provisions compelling Mexico to pay for a border wall. Trump also argued that increased economic growth from the agreement […]

A Michelin-starred chef says restaurants should stop serving avocados because they’re like ‘the blood diamonds of Mexico’

NatashaPhoto/iStock The avocado is one of the trendiest and most popular foods of the moment. However, a Michelin-star chef says the fruits are “the blood diamonds of Mexico” and “they are akin to battery chickens.” The comments come following an increasing number of restaurants removing avocados from their menus due to environmental concerns. Avocados: a […]

Trump is about to play a dangerous game of chicken with Democrats to try to ram through his trade deal with Mexico and Canada

President Donald Trump said he would terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in the coming days. The move appears to be a ploy to force Congress to pass Trump’s update to the NAFTA agreement, the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Both Democrats and Republicans have raised concerns with the USMCA. But such a move would […]

Mexico to deport 500 migrants who tried to ‘violently’ force their way into US

After US border guards used tear gas to repel a group of migrants who tried to break through from Mexico at a closed crossing, Mexico is saying it will deport 500 of those involved in the chaotic incident. Mexican authorities told the press that they will be deporting 500 people involved in a demonstration which […]

US border patrol repels migrants with tear gas after Mexico crossing closure

After suspending all traffic at the US’ busiest port with Mexico, border patrol guards had to resort to tear gas to fend off migrants cutting holes in the border wall to gain entrance by other means. All crossings were completely suspended at the US’ busiest point of entry following a gate rush attempt where hundreds […]

US & Mexico agree on border policy to keep caravan migrants out while asylum is processed

The incoming Mexican government has reached a preliminary deal with the US, under which asylum seekers will have to wait on the Mexican side of the border while their requests are processed. Thousands are stranded there already. The plan unambiguously entitled ‘Remain in Mexico’ significantly changes US asylum regulations, which currently allow refugees to wait […]