A US-led expedition claims to have found the legendary White City in the Honduran rainforest, but local archeologists say they've always known where it was. They kept it a secret to protect it.
Status concerns and an overblown terror of crime, as well as the limitations of the service, mean many of the city's residents refuse to abandon their cars despite continued air pollution and ever-increasing congestion.
Here’s what the region’s governments are doing about the the mosquito-borne virus as it spreads rapidly through the Americas, amid evidence suggesting it is linked to abnormal births Brazil.
The World Health Organization says that the mosquito-borne virus, which has been linked to abnormal births in Brazil, will likely spread to all countries in the continent except Canada and Chile. The US has yet to report a homegrown case of Zika.
International surrogacy agencies flocked the southern state of Tabasco after it became more difficult to operate in India in 2012. Now changes in the law restricting the practice to heterosexual Mexicans mean they are looking for another base again.
New prohibitions and increased fines are viewed by some of the capital's drivers as exaggerated, as well as likely to mean more demands for bribes from police officers.
An estimated seven million Mexicans struggle to get by on the country's minimum wage of just over $4 dollars a day but despite a national debate over its inability to cover basic needs, the authorities have authorized an insignificant hike for 2016.
Mexico's President Enrique Peña Nieto said his newly elected Canadian counterpart, Justin Trudeau, told him the visa requirements introduced six years ago will soon be dropped.
The wave of armed attacks, abductions and general violence in the last couple of weeks highlights the failure of multiple security operations in the last year.
President Peña Nieto says he opposes legalization but is open to be persuaded by the debate he says will fix Mexico's position at the UN global summit on drug policy in April.
The US-based group Human Rights Watch has highlighted evidence it has gathered suggesting unarmed civilians were killed by federal police in two separate incidents in which a total of 50 people died.
Two early warning alerts for barely perceptible tremors raise questions about whether system is being overused.