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Alejandro Aparicio Santiago appears in a photograph issued by the Oaxaca state government. The newly elected mayor of the town of Tlaxiaco was killed within hours of taking office. Facebook.com/AlejandroAparicioMorena hide caption

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Migrants run as tear gas is thrown by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents to the Mexican side of the border fence after they climbed the fence to get to San Diego from Tijuana, Mexico. Daniel Ochoa de Olza/AP hide caption

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U.S. Agents Fire Tear Gas At Migrants Trying To Cross Mexico Border

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Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen looks at her papers while testifying before members of the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday in Washington, D.C. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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When thousands of Hondurans and other Central Americans poured into Tijuana, Aguilar knew he had to do something. "They're from the same streets and cities as us. They're family!" he says. "It wasn't up for discussion, it was simply a matter of going out there and getting these people fed with a taste of home." Tomás Ayuso for NPR hide caption

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Tuna, seen on display last year at a fish market in Mexico City. The World Trade Organization dealt Mexico a defeat on appeal Friday, dismissing the country's argument that labeling regulations in the U.S. violated WTO rules. Henry Romero/Reuters hide caption

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Mexican President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador waves to supporters during his national tour to thank those who voted for him in the July 1 elections, at the Plaza de las Tres Culturas in Mexico City, in late September. Rodrigo Arangua/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Mexico's New Populist President Takes Office On Saturday

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Jared Kushner, White House senior adviser and President Trump's son-in-law, is being honored for his "significant contributions in achieving the renegotiation of the new agreement between Mexico, the United States and Canada," according to Mexico's foreign ministry. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A soldier carries marijuana plants to be destroyed after a large plantation was seized in Hostotipaquillo, Mexico, in 2012. A new bill in Mexico's Congress would legalize pot, and with its authors' party in the majority, it is likely to pass. Bruno Gonzalez/AP hide caption

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Mexico Looks To Be Next To Legalize Marijuana

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A group of mostly LGBT Central American migrants are the first to reach northern Mexico. On Sunday about 80 of them arrived in Tijuana. They plan to apply for asylum as early as Thursday. Rodrigo Abd/AP hide caption

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Mexico's presidential plane, a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner called the Jose Maria Morelos y Pavon, arrives at Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico City in February 2016, when it was brand new. The airplane was one of the most expensive presidential airplanes in the world. Mexico's next president is trying to sell it. Hector Vivas/LatinContent/Getty Images hide caption

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Beachgoers enjoy the shore in Mazatlan, Sinaloa state, Mexico on Sunday. Hurricane Willa, now a Category 5, is expected to land in the region late Tuesday or Wednesday. Daniel Slim/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Central American migrants walking to the U.S. start their day departing Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico, on Sunday. Despite Mexican efforts to stop them at the border, thousands of Central American migrants resumed their advance toward the U.S. border early Sunday in southern Mexico. Moises Castillo/AP hide caption

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Thousands of migrants attempted to cross the border from Guatemala into Mexico this week. Many of the migrants have reportedly returned to their home countries of Honduras and Guatemala. Oliver de Ros/AP hide caption

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