Notoriously corrupt and brutal, Mexico's police have a terrible reputation. In the state of Mexico, the traffic police are all women. It's hoped that the 400-strong unit will restore public faith in the police force and reduce corruption.
Mexico's top court has struck down a law that formalized the decade-old domestic deployment of the military. The miliary are widely seen as the only trustful agency capable of fighting against powerful drug cartels.
Maribel Ponce Hernandez joined the migrant caravan trekking through Central America to escape Honduras. The single mom is unflinching in her aim to reach the US, regardless of what President Donald Trump has to say.
The campaign tone in the US midterm elections is turning ever more aggressive. But with his threat to use weapons against migrants, President Trump has overstepped the line, writes DW’s Dagmar Engel.
The US military will send more than 5,000 troops to secure the border as a caravan of migrants makes its way through Mexico. The number of troops being deployed is far higher than initially forecast.
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