U.S. Tariff Deal with Mexico, Canada Is Also About Cutting Off China’s Steel

The U.S. has reached an agreement to drop steel and aluminum tariffs on the two countries in return for preventing Chinese steel from coming over their borders into the U.S. In a speech before the National Association of Realtors, President Trump said, “I’m pleased to announce that we’ve just reached an agreement with Canada and […]

A Tequila Sommelier on How to Drink Mexico’s Favorite Spirit

Put the salt and lime away–there’s no room for them at Audrey Formisano’s tasting table. The tequilera, or tequila sommelier, wants everyone who visits her for a tequila tasting at Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa to forget that the spirit may have been an accomplice to soul-crushing hangovers during their college years. Tequila, she […]

Donald Trump’s Threat to Close Mexico Border Sends Avocado Prices Soaring

A gauge of Mexican avocado prices surged the most in almost a decade as buyers weighed the latest rhetoric from Donald Trump on his threat to close the border with Mexico, the biggest supplier of the fruit. The Hass price from Michoacan, the heartland of Mexico’s avocado production, jumped 34% on Tuesday. That’s the biggest […]

Trump Administration Ends First-Time Border Crosser Prosecutions

A key tool for the Trump administration’s policy toward illegal immigration at the southern border has been the prosecution of first-time offenders. But it’s now out of the question along a part of West Texas that saw heavy crossing attempts. There’s no room left in jails to house those charged, the Wall Street Journal reported. […]

Trump’s Latest Policy of Holding Migrants in Mexico Faces Problems

A declaration to be tough on immigration is one of the factors that drew many voters to Donald Trump. But handling the masses of people that have come from Central and South America asylum has moved beyond challenge into debacle. There’s still a clash over using emergency power to divert additional funding from congressionally-mandating budgets […]

U.S. Reportedly Questioning More Immigration Lawyers and Journalists at Mexico Border

U.S. law enforcement and security agencies have been secretly tracking immigration activists as well as lawyers and journalists involved with the topic at the southern border, according to reports that broke earlier this month. Approximately 59 people listed in a secret and possibly illegal database kept by the government were harassed at the U.S.-Mexico border […]

Review: Meroma Is the Best Restaurant in Mexico City You Haven’t Heard of Yet

The pivotal moment at Meroma came six months in, triggered by a couple from the Netherlands. Shortly after they arrived at the restaurant in the Mexico City’s gentrifying Roma Norte neighborhood, a waiter hurried into the kitchen to grab Rodney Cusic, the co-chef, co-owner, and this night, translator. The Dutch couple spoke no Spanish, the […]