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News and updates about Mexico

Mexico: Runner-up concedes, Jewish woman becomes president

Claudia Sheinbaum is elected president of Mexico, breaking barriers as woman and Jew.

Mexico: Runner-up concedes, Jewish woman becomes president

Mexico:

Jewish woman set to become president

Claudia Sheinbaum set to be elected Mexico's first woman president and also the country's first Jewish president, exit polls show.

Jewish woman set to become president

Jewish woman likely to become president of Mexico

Jewish liberal Claudia Sheinbaum likely to win this week’s Mexican presidential election, polls show.

Jewish woman likely to become president of Mexico

Mexico seeks to intervene in ICJ case against Israel

International Court of Justice announces that Mexico has filed a “declaration of intervention” in the case brought by South Africa against Israel.

Mexico seeks to intervene in ICJ case against Israel

Israeli police officer killed in accident in Mexico

Lipaz Tzadok, 25, killed in a motorcycle accident in the city of Cancun. The Israeli consul in Mexico is assisting in the transferring of his body to Israel.

Israeli police officer killed in accident in Mexico

Donald Trump:

'Mexican manufacturing will be a bloodbath'

The former president warned that if he was not elected, the country could see Chinese and Mexican factories undercutting American industry.

'Mexican manufacturing will be a bloodbath'

Mexico and Chile to ICC:

'Investigate possible crimes in PA territories'

Without directly mentioning Israel, Mexico and Chile ask International Criminal Court to investigate whether crimes have been committed in Palestinian Arab territories.

'Investigate possible crimes in PA territories'

New York City warns asylum seekers to stay away

City representatives are distributing notices on the Mexican border saying the city's resources are exhausted.

New York City warns asylum seekers to stay away

Alleged alien corpses presented to Mexican Congress

A Mexican journalist presented what he claimed to be the bodies of aliens to Mexico's Congress following testimony on UFOs in the US House.

Alleged alien corpses presented to Mexican Congress

Mexico:

Jewish ex-mayor to be ruling party's presidential candidate

Former mayor of Mexico City, Claudia Sheinbaum, will be the ruling party’s candidate in the June presidential election.

Jewish ex-mayor to be ruling party's presidential candidate

Mexico: Former president calls candidate 'Bulgarian Jew'

Former Mexican president calls leading Jewish Mexican politician Claudia Sheinbaum a ‘Bulgarian Jew.’

Mexico: Former president calls candidate 'Bulgarian Jew'

Mexico:

Mayor married alligator 'for luck'

A Mexican mayor has married a caiman alligator in a good luck ceremony more than 200 years old.

Mayor married alligator 'for luck'

Mexico City's first Jewish mayor to run for President

Claudia Sheinbaum has been the mayor of Mexico City since 2018 and will now seek to be the first woman to serve as Mexico's President.

Mexico City's first Jewish mayor to run for President

'Chabad of Cancun is an ingathering of the exiles'

Chabad of Cancun's Rabbi Mendel Druk explains the special nature of his center for its Jewish visitors in Mexico's famed beach resort town.

'Chabad of Cancun is an ingathering of the exiles'

'Serious violations of int'l law'

Latin American countries criticize Israeli construction

Governments of Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Mexico express concern over actions that challenge " the viability of the two-State solution".

Latin American countries criticize Israeli construction

Mass chaos:

Watch: Mexican cartels burn cars after El Chapo’s son captured

Gunbattles with police have ensued in a number of cities after authorities detained one of the sons of incarcerated kingpin 'El Chapo.'

Watch: Mexican cartels burn cars after El Chapo’s son captured

Mexico:

New agreements promote recognition of Hispanic-Jewish heritage

Fundacion HispanoJudia signs agreements promoting recognition of Hispanic-Jewish heritage in Mexico.

New agreements promote recognition of Hispanic-Jewish heritage

Bordering on chaos

Migrants seeking a better life are not analogous to Jewish refugees who fled countries to protect their lives. Op-ed..

Bordering on chaos

Lev Tahor members escape Mexican shelter

Getaway truck picks up cult members escaping Mexican shelter, drives them towards border with Guatemala.

Lev Tahor members escape Mexican shelter

Efforts ongoing to persuade Lev Tahor families to move to Israel

Following Mexico raid, efforts are ongoing to persuade families of children in Lev Tahor to come to Israel.

Efforts ongoing to persuade Lev Tahor families to move to Israel

Watch: Powerful earthquake in Mexico leaves at least 1 dead

A 7.6 magnitude quake ripped through the country on Monday - the same day as major earthquakes in 1985 and 2017.

Watch: Powerful earthquake in Mexico leaves at least 1 dead

10 miners remain trapped in Mexican coal mine after 1 week

Group remains trapped deep underground after flooding caused mine to fill with as much as 100 feet of water.

10 miners remain trapped in Mexican coal mine after 1 week

Mexico captures infamous drug lord behind murder of DEA agent

The infamous criminal was responsible for the torture and death of a US Drug Enforcement Agent.

Mexico captures infamous drug lord behind murder of DEA agent

Mexican president slammed for comparing Jewish critic to Hitler

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador doubles down on comparison of Jewish political analyst to Hitler.

Mexican president slammed for comparing Jewish critic to Hitler

Watch: Bengal tiger walks Mexican city streets

Push to change laws allowing keeping of tigers of pets in Mexico after residents frightened by massive predator prowling their streets.

Watch: Bengal tiger walks Mexican city streets

Groom who held Nazi wedding:

'Hitler rescued his country from famine'

Mexican couple hosted a Nazi-themed wedding — their second ceremony on Hitler’s anniversary.

'Hitler rescued his country from famine'

Mexican President again tests positive for COVID-19

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador also tested positive for the virus in January of 2021.

Mexican President again tests positive for COVID-19

Ministers approve updated list of 'red' countries

Mexico added to list of "red" countries. Italy, Germany and Sweden will become "orange" countries.

Ministers approve updated list of 'red' countries

The Mexican writer whose novels explore crypto-Judaism

Meet Angelina Muñiz Huberman, a Mexican writer whose novels explore Sephardic history and crypto-Judaism.

The Mexican writer whose novels explore crypto-Judaism

53 dead in crash in southern Mexico

At least 53 people killed, most of them migrants, after collides with truck and overturns.

53 dead in crash in southern Mexico

Events to celebrate 500 years of a Jewish presence in Mexico

Israeli Amb: "Mexico is probably one of the few countries in the world where Jews can openly and fearlessly express their Judaism"

Events to celebrate 500 years of a Jewish presence in Mexico

Body of Israeli missing in Mexico found

Yanai Rimon, an Israeli hiker who went missing in Mexico, is found dead.

Body of Israeli missing in Mexico found

Israeli hiker missing in Mexico

A wide-ranging search effort has been launched after an Israeli hiker disappeared near a waterfall in Mexico.

Israeli hiker missing in Mexico

Members of Lev Tahor cult attempt to escape to Mexico

Two buses filled with members of the Lev Tahor cult are stopped at the border with Mexico, due to concerns of trying to escape to Iran.

Members of Lev Tahor cult attempt to escape to Mexico

Mexican Jewish leader targeted with anti-Semitic vandalism

President of the Jewish community in Merida, Mexico targeted with anti-Semitic vandalism, threatening calls warning him to leave town.

Mexican Jewish leader targeted with anti-Semitic vandalism

The Jewish Agency opens new Project TEN center in Mexico City

Young volunteers from Israel and Jewish communities around the world to serve local population during pandemic.

The Jewish Agency opens new Project TEN center in Mexico City

New religious Jewish city will span one square mile

A haredi ‘City of Torah’ in Mexico will include a yeshiva, synagogues, schools, and a gym complex.

New religious Jewish city will span one square mile

Watch: Groundbreaking for new 'Torah City' in Latin America

Jewish community of Mexico holds groundbreaking ceremony for the new 'City of Torah'.

Watch: Groundbreaking for new 'Torah City' in Latin America

Rabbi praises the City of Torah in Mexico

Rabbi Chaim Schabes, who served as Rabbi in Mexico and is now a Rabbi & Educator in Monsey speaks about the new Jewish initiative in Mexico

Rabbi praises the City of Torah in Mexico

55 arrivals from Mexico, India, refuse coronavirus test

Amid concerns that Indian coronavirus variant may be vaccine-resistant, dozens arriving from affected countries refuse coronavirus test.

55 arrivals from Mexico, India, refuse coronavirus test

Watch: 10-year-old abandoned at Mexico border

A 10-year-old Nicaraguan boy was abandoned by a group of migrants attempting to illegally enter the US.

Watch: 10-year-old abandoned at Mexico border

Holes in Mexico wall: 'If Trump did it, they won't accept it'

Sen. Lindsey Graham tells Hannity the Biden admin. is leading a dangerous campaign to roll back everything Pres. Trump worked to accomplish.

Holes in Mexico wall: 'If Trump did it, they won't accept it'

Cruz reacts to criticism on Mexico trip during winter storm

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz issued a statement on his family trip to Cancun as power remains down in parts of the state.

Cruz reacts to criticism on Mexico trip during winter storm

Mexican President tests positive for COVID-19

President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says he is under medical treatment and experiencing mild symptoms.

Mexican President tests positive for COVID-19

Biden to Mexican president: I will stop 'draconian' Trump policy

New president says he wants to expand options for legal immigration and asylum seeking in the US.

Biden to Mexican president: I will stop 'draconian' Trump policy

Mexican doctor hospitalized after receiving COVID-19 vaccine

Doctor admitted to intensive care unit after experiencing seizures, difficulty breathing, and skin rash.

Mexican doctor hospitalized after receiving COVID-19 vaccine

Apologize for Columbus? Let Islam apologize for Temple Mount

Muslims have the same claim to Hagia Sophia or Temple Mount as Columbus had for the Mayan Pyramids. Opinion.

Apologize for Columbus? Let Islam apologize for Temple Mount

Living in a Narcodemocracy

'When violence, drugs, corruption are part of daily life and are rampant from president to peasant, it's hard to see a solution.' Commentary

Living in a Narcodemocracy

Operation Home: 1st charter flight from Mexico lands in Israel

First-of-its-kind charter flight from Mexico carrying 230 olim, Masa Israel Journey volunteers and Israelis returning home lands in Israel.

Operation Home: 1st charter flight from Mexico lands in Israel

Hurricane Hanna to disappear on Monday?

Former hurricane downgraded to tropical storm, then to tropical depression, NHC says.

Hurricane Hanna to disappear on Monday?

The Mexican Caribbean, home to huarache sandals, open for travel

Mexico is one of the few countries to get the greenlight from the WTTC, meaning you can strap on your huarache sandals and go to the beach!

The Mexican Caribbean, home to huarache sandals, open for travel

Video: Police officer set on fire during protests in Mexico

Police officer is set on fire by a protester during demonstrations over the death of a man in police custody in Mexico.

Video: Police officer set on fire during protests in Mexico

Jewish group campaigns against Roger Waters' Mexico concert

Simon Wiesenthal Center urges sponsors to pull out from Pink Floyd founder's concert in Mexico, citing his anti-Semitism.

Jewish group campaigns against Roger Waters' Mexico concert

Trump signs US-Mexico-Canada trade agreement

President Trump sings landmark trade agreement with Canada, Mexico.

Trump signs US-Mexico-Canada trade agreement

Bolivia urges Mexico embassy to hand over wanted ex-officials

Bolivian FM warns: 'Very serious problem' if Mexico won't hand over wanted ex-officials.

Bolivia urges Mexico embassy to hand over wanted ex-officials

Mexico cancels Tender Years Clause

Israel remains one of the last countries in the world to determine custody arrangements based on gender instead of parenting ability.

Mexico cancels Tender Years Clause

Report: Israeli murdered in Mexico by American roommate

The American suspect, Timothy Robert N., reportedly stabbed the Israeli victim, then shot him multiple times with a pistol.

Report: Israeli murdered in Mexico by American roommate

How a 13-year-old boy saved his siblings from massacre in Mexico

Boy hid siblings in bushes as gunman slaughtered 9 American Mormons in northern Mexico.

How a 13-year-old boy saved his siblings from massacre in Mexico

9 American Mormons killed in northern Mexico

Three women and six children, all US citizens, killed in grisly attack attributed to crime cartels in northern Mexico.

9 American Mormons killed in northern Mexico

Yeshiva student from Be'er Sheva drowns in the Caribbean

21-year-old who volunteered at Chabad House on Cozumel Island in eastern Mexico drowns in the sea.

Yeshiva student from Be'er Sheva drowns in the Caribbean