The news that one of the world's biggest drug kingpins had paid a $100 million bribe to the former president of Mexico did not lead any of the country's major daily newspapers on Wednesday
- by Elisabeth Malkin, Kirk Semple & Alan Feuer
The self-described "one-time right-hand man" of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman said that he previously told US authorities of the bribe.
- by Brendan Pierson & David Graham
Queensland research was put on hold when Mexican drug lords took control of the field site.
- by Lydia Lynch
As another caravan leaves Honduras, the closure of Tijuana's migrant shelter El Barretal signals a somewhat bittersweet end to the Caravana Migrante 2018.
White House officials consider diverting emergency funding to build a border barrier between the United States and Mexico.
- by Michael Tackett and Julie Hirschfeld Davis
People with heavy jackets, blankets and rubber mats tried to cross or cover concertina wire at the barrier, others tried to lift toddlers over the barrier.
- by Alan Yuhas
It was a big year for bongs and super for spliffs. But pro-legalisation politicians and activists say it can only get better.
- by Gillian Flaccus
A local governor and her husband were killed just days after she had taken office following a bitterly contested election.
Trump has repeated some false statements so often that The Washington Post's Fact Checker has had to come up with a new ranking.
- by Glenn Kessler