Latest from Mary Beth Sheridan

U.S. arrests wife of ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán on international drug-trafficking charge at Dulles Airport

Emma Coronel Aispuro, 31, mother of young twins, emerged as a subject of fascination during the Sinaloa Cartel kingpin’s 2019 trial.
  • Feb 23, 2021

It was a milestone for Mexico’s democracy. Now López Obrador wants to get rid of the country’s freedom of information institute.

The president calls the transition to democracy mostly a sham. Critics say the effort shows his authoritarian tendencies.
  • Feb 14, 2021

Some foreign nationals are getting coronavirus vaccines in the United States

Difficult issues of immigration and health policy are playing out in border states.
  • Feb 13, 2021

Mexico’s pandemic policy: No police. No curfews. No fines. No regrets.

The leftist government has emphasized persuasion to get people to follow coronavirus restrictions. It’s been tough.
  • Jan 26, 2021

Mexican president tests positive for the coronavirus, says he has ‘light’ symptoms

Andrés Manuel López Obrador, 67, has often played down the epidemic.
  • Jan 24, 2021

The U.S. sent Central American asylum seekers to Guatemala to seek refuge. None were granted asylum, report says.

A Senate report details failures in a Trump program that the Biden administration appears ready to drop.
  • Jan 16, 2021

López Obrador lashes out at DEA after Mexico exonerates ex-minister on drug charges

The Mexican president’s harsh language signals a continuing crisis in bilateral cooperation.
  • Jan 15, 2021

Mexico declines to prosecute ex-Defense Minister Cienfuegos on drug charges

U.S. authorities said Cienfuegos helped a cartel ship thousands of kilos of drugs to America.
  • Jan 15, 2021

Ban Trump from running again? That’s been tried elsewhere — with mixed results

Some politicians’ movements have flourished, even after they were kicked out of politics.
  • Jan 13, 2021

Mientras la seguridad en México se deteriora, el poder de las fuerzas militares crece

Una dependencia cada vez mayor en las Fuerzas Armadas le ha dado a los comandantes un nivel de influencia que no se veía desde el fin del gobierno liderado por militares en la década de 1940.
  • Dec 17, 2020