MEXICO CITY - A year ago, President Enrique Pena Nieto took office vowing a root-and-branch reform of Mexico's economy even though he had no majority in Congress and faced accusations from the main opposition parties that he stole the election.
MEXICO CITY - President Enrique Pena Nieto said on Monday he would soon enact a sweeping overhaul of Mexico's ailing energy sector which is aimed at boosting growth in Latin America's No. 2 economy.
MEXICO CITY - The search for a Mexican drug lord wanted for the murder of a U.S. federal agent expanded on Monday when Interpol issued a wanted persons alert for Rafael Caro Quintero, who disappeared in August.
MEXICO CITY - Mexico's Senate gave final congressional approval on Friday to an electoral reform bill that allows for the re-election of lawmakers, and also pushed forward legislation that would create an anti-corruption watchdog.
MEXICO CITY - Mexico's Senate on Wednesday approved an energy reform to permit the biggest oil industry opening in 75 years, sending it to the lower house where leftists padlocked doors to the chamber to stop lawmakers from debating the bill.
MADRID/MEXICO CITY - Spanish lender Popular said on Wednesday it would raise up to 450 million euros ($620 million) by selling shares in the bank to new Mexican investors, allowing it to boost its solvency ratio and secure a stake in a small Mexican bank.
MEXICO CITY - Mexico's Senate on Wednesday signed off on an energy bill that aims to lure private capital into the state-run oil and gas industry in the biggest shake-up since a 1938 nationalization, sending it to the lower house for debate and final approval.
MEXICO CITY - Mexico's Senate on Tuesday moved a step closer to passing reforms to open up the country's oil industry to private investment, sending a draft bill to the floor of the upper chamber to speed up the approval process.
MEXICO CITY - Mexican Senate committees on Monday gave general approval to a draft energy bill allowing private investment in the world's No. 10 oil producer in what would be the biggest opening of the state-controlled sector in its 75-year history.
MEXICO CITY - Mexican authorities found the bodies of eight kidnap victims, some dismembered, on a highway in the troubled southern state of Guerrero where government troops have been deployed to stem violence, officials said on Monday.
JUBA - South Sudanese government troops battled to regain control of a flashpoint town and sent forces to quell fighting in a vital oil producing area on Thursday, the fifth day of a conflict that has deepened ethnic divisions in the two-year-old nation.
The criminal complaint against Ross William Ulbricht, known as "Dread Pirate Roberts."