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.
Jeans are perhaps the world's most popular piece of clothing, and each year more than one point two billion pairs of them are sold globally. Most pairs are made in low-cost countries in Asia or Mexico. But now a team of denim enthusiasts in Trondheim, Norway, are bucking the trend - making bespoke pairs of jeans right inside their own shop. Lars Bevanger went to have a browse.
Mexico's government wants to sit down for talks with the incoming U.S. administration, putting security, migration and trade on the table in search of a deal. U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, on the other handhas threatened to tear up the NAFTA free trade agreement. That has battered the peso and fuelled uncertainty over foreign investment in Mexico.