Political tensions have soared since protests against a now-aborted pension reform began on April 18 and mushroomed into general opposition to President Daniel Ortega and his government.
A general strike and more protests expected today as demonstrations demanding President Ortega's resignation leave over 200 dead in the country's bloodiest protests since civil war ended in 1990.
Ordered by a judge to reunite all children under the age of five with their families by July 10, US authorities say they will not be able to comply with the deadline due to an assortment of reasons.
After a first blast in the Mexican municipality of Tultepec, firefighters, police and other rescue workers arrived at the scene when a second explosion occurred.
President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has pledged to decrease violence when he comes into office but the factors compounding the volatility in Mexico may make it a hard task to shoulder.
A late-night official count forecast that leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador would win at least 53 percent of the vote, a margin not seen in the country for many years. His rivals have conceded defeat.
Of the four candidates in Sunday's election, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador who is the leader of the National Regeneration Movement or MORENA has emerged as the frontrunner in most polls.
Leading by more than 20 points in the polls Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has successfully tapped voters' anger with a seemingly never-ending series of corruption scandals and horrific violence that left a record 25,000 murders last year.
As Mexicans prepare to cast their ballots on Sunday, the people of Nahuatzen, an inhabitants of indigenous village tucked into the country's western mountains, are busy blocking streets with bonfires to keep out electoral authorities.
While US President Donald Trump's administration is being criticised for its immigration policy, neighbouring Mexico is perhaps the country most impacted by it.
The left-leaning presidential candidate Lopez Obrador promises a "radical" government that would end unearned privilege, stamp out impunity and imbue the country with "moral authority".
As Mexico goes to polls on Sunday, opinion polls give leftist front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrado more than 20 percentage points lead over other presidential candidates.
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