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.
Donald Trump not only said he wants to build a wall between Mexico and the US - he also wants to get rid of the free trade agreement. While the Mexican government says it will discuss but not renegotiate NAFTA, Mexican business leaders seem to be more open to negotiations. The Canadian Prime Minister said he is in touch with Mexico but he's also willing to talk to the US about NAFTA.
Enrique Pena Nieto has agreed to meet with President-elect Trump, hailing "a new phase in relations" with the US. The government has said deportations may rise when Trump takes office, but doesn't expect them soon.