Migrants attend a court hearing in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, on Friday. Reuters
The United States and Mexico reached an 11th-hour deal late on Friday to crack down on migration from Central America, with President Donald Trump relenting on threats to slap
President Donald Trump on Friday announced a deal to lift US tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from Canada and Mexico that had created friction between the neighbors and blocked a new North American free trade agreement.
Mexico has not accepted that the United States send it an unlimited number of asylum seekers, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said, ahead of meetings with US officials on Friday to determine the expansion of a controversial programme.
Donald Trump has left the White House for the final time as president. Meanwhile, President-elect Joe Biden is attending church ahead of his inauguration, a traditional step taken ahead of the swearing-in ceremony.
The cabinet formed the committee on recommendations of an inter-ministerial committee that had been earlier constituted by the prime minister to look into the Broadsheet saga.
MoHAP also announced that it conducted 162,945 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.