Western Hemisphere > Mexico

Mexico’s Presidential Election
Mexico will inaugurate its new president on Saturday, December 1. Andrés Manuel López Obrador, commonly known as “AMLO,” who won a landslide election…

Mexico’s Drug War & AMLO
President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador (known popularly as AMLO) will take office on December 1, representing a coalition of the left-wing Labor…

Mexico Crime Trends
In late July, Mexican authorities released crime statistics for the first half of 2018. The figures reflect a 16% increase in homicides nationwide,…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Alert: Ciudad Juarez (Mexico), Series of Attacks against Police
The Consulate General is aware of a series of connected attacks against police officers in Ciudad Juarez and Chihuahua City that started on January…

Security Alert: Hermosillo (Mexico), Change in Travel Policy for U.S. Government…
U.S. government employees may now travel during daylight hours on Highway 15 south of Hermosillo to points including San Carlos, Guaymas, and…

Health Alert: Tijuana (Mexico), Reports of Antibiotic-resistant Infections Following…
The U.S. Consulate General advises U.S. citizens of several cases since August 2018 of antibiotic-resistant infections affecting U.S. patients…