Mexico is in the middle of an energy revolution, reversing nationalization policies from the 1930s and deregulating fuel prices. But that's threatened by a crime wave - as cartels help themselves to gasoline.
A Mexican newspaper has revealed how local businesses face regular shakedowns by criminal gangs who demand weekly protection payments. Once a tourist paradise, Acapulco is now Mexico's most dangerous city.
Newly elected president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has said that his team will review state-owned oil company PEMEX. Rating agencies have warned that his proposed changes could hurt the industry.
Vladimir Putin is meeting Merkel outside Berlin on Saturday to discuss Syria, Ukraine and the Nord Stream 2 pipeline with Angela Merkel. But what can the two seasoned leaders hope to say that they haven't said before?
Mexican marines were tipped off about the underground drug lab in the mountains near the northwest coast. The operation came after Mexican and US law enforcement announced new strategies to combat drug cartels.
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