US President Donald Trump could follow through on his threat to impose a 5% tariff on Mexican imports if the country does not reduce the number of migrants traversing the country in the hope of gaining asylum in the US.
US Vice President Mike Pence has witnessed firsthand the conditions that detained migrants face on the US-Mexico border. Donald Trump has announced a nationwide wave of arrests of people facing deportation.
The Mexican drug lord was handed a life sentence plus 30 years in a New York court. The leader of the Sinaloa drug cartel had escaped jail in Mexico twice, and was extradited to the US in 2017.
Mexico's change in government sparked hope among many Central Americans of a more accommodating migration policy. The result is a new influx of people transiting through the country, putting a strain on the authorities.
Car sales have fallen in all key regions, especially in China, the world's biggest auto market. With concerns about the economy and stricter emissions rules looming, there is no end in sight for carmakers' troubles.
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