Mexico proposes international peace panel for Ukraine with PM Modi
Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said that to bolster the mediation efforts of UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, a panel for dialogue and peace in Ukraine should be created with Modi, Pope Francis and other leaders. He presented to the Council the proposal made by Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Friday at his Independence Day speech.
8 migrants drown along US-Mexico border
As many as 37 others have been rescued from the river near Eagle Pass of Texas, according to a statement issued on Friday from the US Customs and Border Protection. Six bodies were recovered by US Border Patrol agents, and two others by Mexican teams, said the statement. Days of heavy rain in the region had resulted in swift currents in the Rio Grande, local media reported.
Mexico declares abducted students dead after 8 years
All indications point to this "sad reality", dpa news agency quoted Alejandro Encinas, secretary of state for Human Rights in the Ministry of Interior, as saying in a press conference here on Thursday. This was communicated to the relatives of the Missing students at a "hard and painful meeting", which President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador also attended, Encinas told reporters.
Mexican probe finds 591 migrant sexual abuses by US officials
The Milenio daily's probe, based on reports, statistics and internal audits of the US Office of Justice Program and ICE, indicated that the abuses were mostly against women and took place in ICE detention centres, where migrants "should have been held" until their immigration status could be determined and their cases processed, reports Xinhua news agency.
14 marines killed in Mexico helicopter crash
The Black Hawk helicopter, owned by the Navy, was escorting another aircraft carrying Rafael Caro Quintero, founder of the Guadalajara Cartel, who was arrested earlier in the day in the northern state of Sinaloa. One person survived the crash that occurred on Friday, the cause of which has yet to be determined, Xinhua news agency said quoting the Navy.
4 dead in car crash near US-Mexico border amid migrant smuggling operation
"The driver suspected of human smuggling evaded law enforcement and crashed into a commercial vehicle," Xinhua news agency quoted the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) as saying late THursday. "Troopers are investigating a fatal crash on IH35 in Encinal, Texas," the DPS said. "Troopers are investigating a fatal crash on IH35 in Encinal, Texas," the DPS said.
India, Mexico ink pact on capacity building in Space
The consultations reviewed the entire gamut of bilateral relations including political, trade and investment, health and pharmaceuticals, science and technology including space, culture and tourism, education, consular, and other areas of mutual interest. Multilateral and regional issues including co-operation at the UN, Pacific Alliance and the upcoming G20 Presidency of India were also discussed.
New Mexico Governor issues order to protect access to abortion
"Residents seeking access will be protected, providers will be protected, and abortion is and will continue to be legal, safe and accessible, period," the Democratic governor, who is running for a second term in November, said at a news conference on Monday. According to the order, New Mexico will seek to shield health care professionals targeted by lawsuits from losing their licenses or being disciplined for providing abortion services, and will not comply with abortion-related warrants or extradition requests from other states.
10 gunmen killed in shootout with Mexican police
The gunfight began when agents from the local prosecutor's office attempted to carry out an arrest warrant and were met with gunfire, Xinhua news agency reported, citing the authorities. After the shootout, seven other gunmen, four of them injured, were detained, said the State Attorney General's Office. Security forces seized 20 long rifles, handguns, cartridges, vehicles, military uniforms and radio communication equipment, said the police.