The two bodies were found on Monday in Matamoros in Tamaulipas state. AFP
Overall, just over half of the deaths this year — 259 — were caused by drowning, such as through shipwrecks in the Caribbean or failed river crossings. About 65 were from highway crashes, and around 20 each on railroad routes, from dehydration or exposure, violence including homicide, and sickness or lack of medical care.
Mexico scrambled on Thursday to slow the flow of Central American migrants to the United States as talks continued in Washington to head off President Donald Trump’s threat of potentially catastrophic tariffs on Mexican goods.
The agreement reached in June laid out that if the United States deems that Mexico has not done enough to thwart migrants by the July 22 deadline,
US President Donald Trump, responding to a surge of illegal immigrants across the southern border, vowed on Thursday to impose a tariff on all goods coming from Mexico, starting at 5% and ratcheting much higher until the flow of people ceases.
A couple of weeks ago, we Palestinians drew breath as something we had been dreading materialised. The first two cases of COVID-19 were reported in Gaza.
Optimistic readings of experts including the Director of AIIMS, Delhi about the effectiveness of the 21-day lockdown in mitigating the danger of ‘community spread’ of the coronavirus in India,
Thursday marked 100 days since the World Health Organization (WHO) first notified about what is now officially known as COVID-19. The onslaught wreaked by the virus continues unabated even as officials