Mexico City

Mayor Emanuel travels to Mexico City. (CBS 2 Graphic)

Emanuel Signs Trade Agreement With Mexico City

Chicago and Mexico City have been sister cities since 1991. Mayor Emanuel’s office says more than 1.5 million people of Mexican descent live in Chicago.

11/14/2013

Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks at a naturalization ceremony for 67 immigrants who became U.S. Citizens on July 3, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Emanuel Set For Mexico City Visit To Establish Sister City Partnership

The two-day mission inaugurates a sister city partnership, building on the strength of the ethnic and regional similarities both towns share.

11/13/2013

People observe the damages in a building in Mexico City after a strong quake hit Mexico on March 20, 2012. A powerful 7.6-magnitude earthquake struck southwest Mexico, causing residents in the capital several hundred miles away to rush out onto the streets but no immediate reports of serious damage. The quake struck near the tourist resort of Acapulco, just after midday some 25 km northeast of the town of Ometepec, the US Geological Survey said. Earlier it had estimated the magnitude at 7.9, before downgrading it to 7.6. (Photo credit: ANGEL GARCIA/AFP/Getty Images)

7.6-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Central Southern Mexico

A 7.6-magnitude earthquake struck central southern Mexico Tuesday, sending Mexican-Americans here in Chicago scrambling for updates on friends and family.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2012

Dirksen Federal Building

Feds: Mexican Drug Lords Planned Military-Style Attack

Federal prosecutors in Chicago say the leaders of a powerful Mexican drug cartel once planned a military-style attack on a U.S. or Mexican government building.

11/11/2011