Mexico-United States relations
Central American migrant caravans
The San Ysidro Port of Entry, the largest border crossing on the Mexico-United States border, is closed after U.S. border patrol agents fire tear gas at asylum-seeking Central American migrants attempting to enter into the United States. The events were triggered by Mexican police breaking up a migrant protest, resulting in a rush toward the border.
2018-11-25 (Context: Mexico-United States relations)
U.S. President Donald Trump announces that migrants seeking asylum at the southern border will wait in Mexico while their claims are processed in U.S. courts. Mexico's incoming foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard denies an agreement has been reached, and says "(no) specific proposal" has been received from the United States. Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's administration will take power next Saturday, December 1.
2018-11-24 (Context: Mexico-United States relations)
Hundreds of residents take to the streets in the Mexican city Tijuana, in protest of the arrival of thousands of migrants trying to get to the United States.
2018-11-18 (Context: Central American migrant caravans)
Hundreds of Central American migrants taking part in a migrant caravan to the United States clash with riot police on the Guatemala-Mexico border.
2018-10-19 (Context: Central American migrant caravans)
Mexico's Secretary of Foreign Affairs Luis Videgaray Caso, flanked by visiting United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Canadian counterpart Chrystia Freeland, rejects "any option that would imply the use of violence" on the subject of Venezuela. On the eve of his visit, Tillerson had defended the 19th-century United States policy in Latin America and suggested that the Venezuelan Army could manage a "peaceful transition" from President Nicolas Maduro.
2018-02-2 (Context: Mexico-United States relations)