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.
Before taking office in December 2018, Mexican President López Obrador made a promise to migrants from South and Central America of safety, jobs and visas. But just half a year later, that promise has been broken. The outcome of this radically-altered policy is having real consequences on the southern border of Mexico, as Anne Cathrin Mellman reports. Charli Shield presents.
On this week's show, why public school teachers are on strike in Chile, how girls from an Indian slum defy inequality by learning how to code, and how a radical policy change in Mexico is having real consequences for migrants coming from South and Central America, as well as Leros — the Greek refugee haven with a difference.
Electric scooters have become a common sight in cities around the world. But a string of accidents and incidents of 'scooter rage' have prompted calls for regulation. In Mexico City, residents are divided over the environmentally friendly vehicles.