Monday, June 3, 2024


A thermometer that reads 42.4 degrees Celsius in Monterrey, Mexico

Third heat wave lingers as hurricane season starts in the Atlantic

The northern and coastal regions of Mexico will continue to see high temperatures throughout this week.
Former U.K. ambassador to Mexico Jonathan Benjamin points an assault rifle at the camera in a blurry video screenshot

British ambassador sacked after pointing an assault rifle at embassy employee

The incident was exposed by an anonymous social media account dedicated to exposing alleged mistreatment of staff at the U.K. Embassy in Mexico.
An EMT loads a person on a stretcher into an ambulance.

Over 60 heat-related deaths in Mexico so far this year, Health...

In 2023, heat killed almost 10 times as many Mexicans as in 2022. This year is on track to be much worse.
Side by side satellite images of Japan and Mexico

Japan vs Mexico in Numbers

Dig into the statistics on demographics, geography, GDP, earthquakes and more in this data-driven story of Mexico News Daily's "Japan in Focus" week.
Members of Mexico's Navy travel on a rescue boat

51 migrants approaching Quintana Roo coast intercepted by Mexican Navy

It is unclear whether the migrants or a third party made the emergency call alerting the Navy to the boats' presence.
An oarfish found off the coast of Baja California Sur

Fishermen catch rare oarfish off coast of Cabo San Lucas

Two oarfish — considered a bad omen in folklore — have washed up on the coast of Baja California Sur so far this year.
A mangled Ford SUV on a highway parked next to an orange highway cone

Joaquín ‘Huacho’ Díaz, Yucatán gubernatorial candidate, injured in highway accident

Yucatán gubernatorial candidate Joaquín Díaz was injured in a crash and a bus headed to Sheinbaum's closing overturned in Veracruz.
Volunteers are feeding monkeys to reduce their risk of heat stroke in the Mexican states of Veracruz, Tabasco, Campeche and Chiapas.

Authorities confirm 157 monkey deaths in southern Mexico

Monkeys in Mexico's southern region are at risk of heat stroke due to scorching temperatures and low water levels in local streams.
Sign that says "no alcohol sales" at a convenience store

Will there be weekend alcohol bans for Mexico’s elections?

In keeping with longstanding election regulation, alcohol sales will be restricted in most Mexican states for much of the coming weekend.
Children raise their hands in a Mexican classroom

Opinion: The importance of PISA for the future of education in Mexico

For the first time in 25 years, Mexico is running the risk of not participating in the international PISA assessment. What does that mean for students?
El Nini, a man in his 30s or 40s, stands between two Mexican soldiers in front of a helicopter.

‘El Nini,’ alleged security chief for Sinaloa Cartel, extradited to US

The alleged mastermind behind the "Culiacanazo" is now in U.S. custody, where he might remain for the rest of his life.