Mexico

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Beyoncé Hops on 'Mi Gente' Remix for Mexico and Caribbean Hurricane Relief Efforts

Proceeds from sales of the new single, which updates a song by Colombian singer J Balvin and French artist Willy William, will benefit disaster relief efforts in Mexico and the Caribbean.

US Border Patrol agents carry out special operations near the US-Mexico border fence, some 60 miles east of San Diego, California

Department of Homeland Security Chooses Prototypes for the Border Wall

The concrete structures will be built in San Diego, according to the Department of Homeland Security.

Surveillance cameras stand above the U.S.-Mexican border fence at Playas de Tijuana on January 27, 2017, in Tijuana, Mexico.

Federal Government Begins Building the Border Wall

Engineers are drilling and taking soil samples in California, Texas and New Mexico. 

Eva Cardenas stands before a tipi that reads, "Water is life," at the National Mall on March 10, 2017.

Why This Xicana, Indigenous Activist Helped Organize the Native Nations Rise March

Eva Cardenas has spent much of her organizing life protecting migrant rights. Now, she’s bringing that passion into Indigenous battles.

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WATCH: Mexican-American Soccer Players Navigate Cross-Border Identities in New Doc

U.S.-born players on top-flight Mexican teams rebuke Donald Trump’s xenophobic rhetoric while navigating multicultural identities abroad in a new documentary from The Guardian.

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Juanes, Andra Day to Perform at Univision Concert on U.S.-Mexico Border

Rise Up As One, conceived by the likes of Ava DuVernay and Lin-Manuel Miranda, is scheduled for October 15 on the Cross Border Xpress in San Diego.

ICYMI: These Photos of Families Hugging Across the Border Are Guaranteed to Make You Cry

On Sunday, a project called “Opening the Door of Hope” allowed five families separated across the U.S.-Mexico border by immigration policy to be reunited for just three minutes.

Mexico Finally Recognizes Afro Mexicans in National Census

Mexico was previously one of the only Latin American countries to not officially count its African-descended population. 

Guillermo del Toro Tweets on Father's Kidnapping, Protests Post-Paris Vengeance

The Academy Award-nominated Mexican director and screenwriter described a painful incident from his past and encouraged people not to fight hate with hate in the afternath of the Paris attacks.

Afro-Mexican Activists Fight for Constitutional Recognition in Mexico

Mexicans of African descent are curently not recognized in Mexico’s national census. 

NBC Fires Donald Trump For Calling Mexican Immigrants ‘Rapists’

NBCUniversal will no longer work with Donald Trump on The Apprentice franchice, and drops Miss Universe and Miss USA pageants from its lineup.

'Stop Telling Women to Smile' Art Goes to Mexico City

Tatyana Fazlalizadeh takes on street harassment in Mexico’s biggest city.

Remezcla's New Video Explores the Politics of the Dance Floor

Mexico City’s Fvded and Haiti’s Cyborg Dance Collective tear it up

Mexican Alpine Skier to Sport Mariachi Look at Sochi Olympics

Hubertus von Hohenlohe wants to make an impact on the slopes at the upcoming Sochi Olympics, even if he doesn’t win a medal.

Border Patrol Announces It Will Continue Using Deadly Force Against Rock-Throwers

Eight people have been killed by border agents in rock-throwing incidents since 2010.

Stunning Portraits of Muxes, Mexico's 'Third Gender'

A Mexico City-based photographer celebrates men who consider themselves women and are celebrated as symbols of good luck.

Malcolm X's Grandson Killed in Mexico During Robbery

The 28-year-old grandson of Malcolm X, has reportedly been found dead in Mexico City.

The World Didn't End, So Did All the Attention Help or Hurt The Maya?

The truth is a lot less sensational than you might imagine.

A Deported Father Wins a Long, Painful Fight to Keep His Kids

Felipe Montes’s story drew national attention and rare federal intervention not because it is unique, but because it is increasingly common.

Border Towns Honor Fallen Migrants on Day of the Dead

Since Dia de los Muertos in 1994, the year that Operation Gatekeeper tightened border security and diverted migrants to remote and dangerous areas, artists hang art on the border fence as a way of honoring the men, women and children who lost their lives on their way to the U.S.