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Adriana Barrera

'One vaccine isn't enough': Mexico aims for its own coronavirus fix

Sep 06 2020

MEXICO CITY Mexico is working to produce its own COVID-19 vaccines and could have one ready by next spring, according to a researcher coordinating local efforts amid a global race to tame a disease that has infected over 26.75 million people worldwide.

Mexico's Pemex, Hokchi begin talks over possible shared reservoir

Sep 02 2020

MEXICO CITY Mexican national oil company Pemex and Hokchi Energy have begun the first stage of unitization negotiations over a possible offshore shared reservoir in the southern Gulf of Mexico, Mexico's energy ministry told Reuters on Wednesday.

COVID-19 vaccine diplomacy: Mexico courts allies across ideological spectrum

Aug 30 2020

MEXICO CITY Mexico is pressing ahead with an effort to forge COVID-19 vaccine alliances across a wide ideological spectrum of countries from France to Cuba as a World Health Organization (WHO) vaccine initiative will fall short of its needs.

A Ferrari and piles of cash: insider's accusations of graft in Mexico

Aug 24 2020

MEXICO CITY A leaked deposition last week from the ex-boss of Mexico's state oil firm Pemex revealed details of alleged corruption among high-ranking politicians including three former presidents, several ex-ministers, lawmakers and businessmen.

Ex-chief of Mexico's Pemex accuses former presidents, officials of graft

Aug 20 2020

MEXICO CITY An ex-chief executive of Petroleos Mexicanos accused former presidents, ministers, lawmakers, political aides and a journalist of corruption in testimony leaked on Wednesday that is aimed at proving he is innocent of graft charges.

Mexico needs 200 million COVID-19 vaccine doses; shots could start in April

Aug 15 2020

MEXICO CITY Mexico will need up to 200 million coronavirus vaccine doses, according to a senior government official, and inoculation of its 120 million inhabitants could start as early as April if clinical trials and regulatory approvals for pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca Plc go as planned.

Mexico president wants plan to execute energy vision by late Sept -sources

Aug 11 2020

MEXICO CITY, Aug 11 Mexico's president has given officials until late September to craft a plan to reassert state control over the energy industry as an alternative to constitutional change to achieve the same goals, according to three people familiar with the matter.

End juicy deals: Mexican president sets out state-centric energy vision

Aug 04 2020

MEXICO CITY Mexico should hold no more oil auctions and must favor state-run firms in energy production, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said in a memorandum that crystallized a sharp break with the business-friendly policies of his predecessor.

Mexico eclipses Britain with third highest coronavirus death toll

Jul 31 2020

MEXICO CITY Mexico surpassed Britain as the country with the third-highest coronavirus death toll on Friday, as the pandemic reaches new milestones in Latin America and threatens to disrupt efforts to reopen the region's reeling economies.

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