Mexico is a North American federal republic. With a territory covering nearly two million square kilometers, it is the fifth largest American country.
Its population of approximately 120 million makes it the most populous Spanish-speaking country in the world. In Mexico, drug trafficking and the ongoing war between the various powerful cartels are major concerns. The drug war which started in 2006 has left tens of thousands of people dead. Recent DW content tagged "Mexico" is compiled on this page.
The US has revealed some of its goals for the upcoming renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. A document sent to lawmakers by the country's trade representative said the top priority was shrinking the trade deficit between the United States and its neighbours. But what are THEIR plans?
A lot of German companies are worried they could lose their US customers. Other say those fears are overblown. Top EU officials said it very clearly recently: any fresh US import tariffs will only result in more free trade with other countries from Japan, through Singapore to Mexico.
Germany are set to face Mexico in the second semifinal of the Confederations Cup and national team coach Joachim Löw is not lacking confidence. The winner of Thursday's contest will go on to face Chile in Sunday's final.
Timo Werner scored his first two international goals as Germany beat Cameroon. The result sees Joachim Löw's side top Group B and set up a semifinal with Mexico on Thursday. Chile must face European champions Portugal.