• 1 Aug 2018

    We have following two people who, with tens of thousands of others, are so desperate to flee the danger and destruction in their homelands, they risk everything in the attempt to make it to the United States on the ‘El tren de la muerte’ – the Death Train. When President Trump introduced tough new policies to stop migrants…

  • 1 Jul 2018

    Millions of Mexicans are voting today in local and presidential elections – with the left wing front runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador hoping his third attempt to win power will succeed. He’s held a commanding lead in the polls – with voters angry over widespread crime and corruption, as well as the state of the…

  • 30 Jun 2018

    Mexicans are going to the polls tomorrow to vote for a new President: and the favourite to win is a left-wing populist who critics fear could plunge the country into economic chaos. But it is the shocking levels of violence – including the deaths of more than a hundred candidates – which has overshadowed every…

  • 12 Feb 2018

    Our Latin America Correspondent Guillermo Galdos spent a week in the city of Ciudad Juarez, one of the key routes for drugs and people into the United States and where the war’s frontlines are becoming even more blurred.

  • 4 May 2017

    Donald Trump insists he WILL build his wall – but both Congress and Mexico are refusing to pay for it, and even his supporters are sceptical it’ll keep illegal immigrants out – tonight we have a special report.

  • 24 Feb 2017

    What’s happening right now along that 1,900 mile border, to those who hoped to follow their American dream and escape to a new life? Guillermo Galdos has been out with the US border patrol and finding that the situation along the frontier may already be changing.

  • 16 Jan 2017

    It was one of Donald Trump’s key campaign promises: a wall along the US southern border with Mexico. But the policy also led to a surge in people trying to make it to the US before the election.

  • 12 Nov 2016

    President-elect Trump’s Mexican Wall and the future relationship with Mexico – are one of the bigger issues facing his new administration. Hard on the heels of the shock election result there were more prosaic issues involving the two countries last night – a world cup qualifying football match.

  • 22 Jan 2016

    Pregnant women are advised to avoid countries that have seen outbreaks of the mosquito-borne Zika virus, which doctors are linking to unusually high numbers of babies born with brain defects.

  • 23 Oct 2015

    Potentially catastrophic’ hurricane to hit Mexico

    A category five hurricane – the strongest on the hurricane scale – is set to hit the coast of western Mexico on Friday evening (local time). Hurricane Patricia has been described as “potentially catastrophic” by the National Hurricane Center in Miami, and is the strongest ever recorded for the eastern North Pacific Ocean area. Steady…

  • 14 Sep 2015

    Egyptian security forces have “accidentally” killed 12 Mexicans and Egyptians and wounded 10, by mistaking a tourist convoy for militants.

  • 5 Aug 2015

    Photojournalist Ruben Espinosa was shot dead after seeking refuge in Mexico’s capital. When I last saw him over a year ago, he was already worried about his safety.

  • 21 Jul 2015

    On September 26, 2014, 43 trainee teachers were taken into custody by police in Iguala, a small city in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero. None has been seen or heard from since.

  • 16 Jul 2015

    Ví que era una llamada de México. Cuando contesté mi amigo respondió que el Chapo se escapó.

  • 15 Jul 2015

    It was two in the morning and my phone rang, writes Guillermo Galdos. I saw it was a call from Mexico. When I answer a friend shouted “El Chapo is gone”.