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.
Afro-Mexicans have played a significant role in the development of both Mexico and the US, most notably in California. But you wouldn't know it from the history books, because this mixed ethnic population has largely been ignored. Lena Nozizwe reports from Los Angeles.
Angela Merkel says she does not expect a major delay in Brexit talks following the unexpected result in the British election. EU officials are anxious about the UK's lack of mandate to negotiate its exit from the bloc.