Just south of Tulum is a stretch of pristine coastline untouched by large-scale development, but some in the region want to open it up to benefit the indigenous community.
With increased pressure from the U.S. and the promise of a 2.5 million vaccine dose delivery, Mexico is ramping up its crackdown on migrants journeying to the southern border.
Mexico’s law requiring the U.S. to share sensitive investigations with officials—despite government corruption and cartel ties—will present a big challenge to the new president.
Many on this island of 800 people hope that the myth of its origins as the lost city of Aztlán will help bring a much needed tourism boost.
Some senior law enforcement officials who helped build the case against Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda were reportedly not consulted ahead of the dropped drug-trafficking charges.