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Former U.S. President Donald Trump departs after the third night of the Republican National Convention at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on Wednesday.
WORLD / Politics
Jul 19, 2024
Fearful or cheerful? World leaders mull Trump's potential foreign policy
With Donald Trump polling ahead of Joe Biden to be reelected president in the U.S., some governments are taking concrete steps to prepare for his possible return.
A member of the Sinaloa Cartel shows capsules with methamphetamine in a safe house in Culiacan, Mexico, in 2022.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Jun 19, 2024
Chinese 'underground bankers' launder Sinaloa drug money
24 defendants have been charged with conspiracy to distribute cocaine and methamphetamine and money laundering offenses.
Claudia Sheinbaum, former mayor of Mexico City and Mexico's president-elect, during the closing campaign rally at Zocalo Plaza in Mexico City on May 29, 2024.
BUSINESS / Markets
Jun 7, 2024
Traders stunned by election surprises from Mexico to India
Voters in countries representing roughly 40% of the world’s population and its gross domestic product will have elected new leaders before the year is out.
The World Health Organization headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. The organization said on Wednesday that a person in Mexico had died after contracting a strain of bird flu that hasn’t been confirmed in humans before.
WORLD / Science & Health
Jun 6, 2024
Mexico death linked to bird flu strain that is new to humans
The person died one week after developing a fever, shortness of breath and diarrhea.
A screen displaying news of markets update inside the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai in 2019
BUSINESS / Markets
Jun 5, 2024
Mexico, South Africa and India deliver political punch to markets
Many countries have held important elections this year but Mexico, South Africa and India have triggered the most dramatic market reactions so far.
Presidential candidate of the ruling Morena party Claudia Sheinbaum delivers remarks during her closing campaign rally at Zocalo Square in Mexico City on Saturday.
WORLD / Politics
Jun 3, 2024
Sheinbaum is set to become Mexico’s first woman president
The task before Claudia Sheinbaum is daunting as her predecessor allowed drug cartels to expand their influence across the nation, resulting in record murder rates.
A Spain player holds the Women's World Cup trophy after the team won the 2023 tournament, in Sydney on Aug. 20.
SOCCER / Women's World cup
Apr 30, 2024
Mexico and U.S. withdraw joint bid for 2027 Women's World Cup
The two countries' soccer federations said they would now switch toward a bid for the 2031 tournament.
Everywhere, U.S. allies are taking steps to defend or advance their interests in the event former U.S. President Donald Trump returns to power in November elections, an even chance based on recent opinion polls in swing states.
WORLD / Politics / FOCUS
Apr 25, 2024
How U.S. allies are preparing for a possible second Trump term
They want to avoid Trump's "America First" policies dealt them before, which included trade wars and a shakeup of security alliances.
Customs officials at Narita Airport discovered stimulants inside a conveyor belt roller that was shipped from Mexico to Japan in June last year.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Apr 23, 2024
Six arrested on suspicion of smuggling stimulants
The suspects, including a senior figure in a crime syndicate in Saitama Prefecture, allegedly hid some 15 kilograms of drugs inside a conveyor belt roller.
People holding Mexican flags protest outside the Ecuadorian Embassy in Mexico City on Saturday, following the severing of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
WORLD / Politics
Apr 7, 2024
Ecuador in diplomatic storm after raid at Mexican Embassy
The Vienna Convention, a treaty governing international relations, states that a country cannot intrude upon an embassy on its territory.
U.S. President Joe Biden discusses his administrationユs immigration and border security policies at a Border Patrol station in Brownsville, Texas, on Thursday.
WORLD / Politics
Mar 1, 2024
Trump and Biden both visit U.S.-Mexico border and spar on immigration
With the presidential election less than eight months away, polls show most voters blame U.S. President Joe Biden for the number of illegal entries.
A woman passes by a jacaranda tree at Plaza Cibeles in Mexico City.
ENVIRONMENT / Climate change
Feb 26, 2024
Early jacaranda bloom sparks debate about climate change in Mexico
The trees have become an iconic, photogenic mainstay of the streets of Mexico City.
MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, will host the World Cup final on July 19, 2026.
Feb 5, 2024
New Jersey selected to host 2026 FIFA World Cup final
The 2026 World Cup final will be held at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, FIFA announced on Sunday.
Fishermen land scallops at Nemuro Port in Nemuro, Hokkaido, in April 2022.
Dec 20, 2023
Japan to test scallop processing in Mexico
Under the plan scallops will be processed in Ensenada in the Mexican state of Baja California, about 100 kilometers from the border with the U.S.
Narendra Modi, India's prime minister, speaks during a news conference ahead of the winter session of Parliament in New Delhi on Dec. 4.
WORLD / Politics
Dec 19, 2023
Five elections in 2024 that will shape the global order
With half the world heading to the polls in 2024, and some 30 countries electing a president, here are five key elections to watch.
A worker supervises construction work on a wave breaker in the port of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Oct. 9, as part of expansion works on the Interoceanic Railway that connects the Pacific Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico.
Nov 16, 2023
Mexico building rail rival as water shortages drain Panama Canal
By 2028, the Isthmus of Tehuantepec Interoceanic Corridor should see 300,000 cargo containers transit every year, with 1.4 million by 2033.
Construction is underway in Yumeshima, a man-made island in Osaka Bay, to be the venue for the 2025 World Exposition in Osaka.
Nov 14, 2023
Mexico and Estonia withdraw from 2025 Osaka Expo
Rising construction costs are weighing on overseas participants planning to build their own pavilions.
Construction at the site of the 2025 Expo, which is due to open in April 2025, on Yumeshima island, an area of reclaimed land in Osaka.
Nov 10, 2023
Mexico among the nations mulling withdrawal from 2025 Osaka Expo
The latest development comes as the building of pavilions by overseas participants has been slower than anticipated amid rising construction costs.
U.S. President Joe Biden boards Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland on Friday.
BUSINESS / Economy
Nov 4, 2023
Biden jabs at China 'debt-trap diplomacy’ at Americas summit
In a summit with other Western Hemisphere leaders, Biden cast the U.S. approach as a healthier alternative for countries seeking global investment.
People walk next to debris left after the passage of Hurricane Otis in Acapulco, Guerrero State, Mexico, on Thursday.
Oct 27, 2023
At least 27 killed by 'disastrous' Hurricane Otis
Mexican authorities said Otis was the most powerful storm ever to strike Mexico's Pacific coast.


Traditional folk rituals like Mizudome-no-mai (dance to stop the rain) provide a sense of agency to a population that feels largely powerless in the face of the climate crisis.
As climate extremes intensify, Japan embraces ancient weather rituals