- US-Mexico relations have been fraught during President Donald Trump's first year in office.
- Despite that tension, the two countries continue to cooperate on a range of issues.
- But Trump's rhetoric and policies Mexico sees as detrimental may cause those ties to fray.
President Donald Trump has kept pressure on Mexico, pushing for a renegotiation of NAFTA, calling for tougher border security, and criticizing the US's southern neighbor over growing crime and violence there.
Trump's skepticism of Mexico and others in the region on was evident on Friday, during a Customs and Border Protection meeting in Virginia.
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- Mexican drug cartels are preying on a multibillion-dollar industry and taking a deadly toll on the workers who run it
- Mexico's tourism minister wants to reduce violence in tourist hotspots by legalizing marijuana
- Mexico had its most homicides in decades in 2017 — and 2018 is off to a gruesome start