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Anthony Esposito

U.S., Mexico plan NAFTA ministerial talks on Thursday: sources

Jul 30 2018

MEXICO CITY The United States and Mexico plan to hold ministerial-level NAFTA trade talks on Thursday in Washington, the second such meeting within a week as efforts are ramped up to seal a deal on updating the 24-year-old accord, two sources said.

Global auto powers plotting response to Trump auto tariff threats

Jul 30 2018

MEXICO CITY/OTTAWA Canada, the European Union, Japan, Mexico and South Korea will meet in Geneva next week to discuss how to respond to threats by U.S. President Donald Trump to impose tariffs on U.S. imports of autos and car parts, officials familiar with the talks said.

Mexico, Latam allies commit to free trade amid Trump threats

Jul 24 2018

PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico Led by Mexico, major Latin American nations pledged to deepen commercial and economic ties on Tuesday as they sought to counter the risk of a deepening trade war sparked by U.S. President Donald Trump's "America First" policy.

Mexico, Latam allies commit to free trade amid Trump threats

Jul 24 2018

PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico, July 24 Led by Mexico, major Latin American nations pledged to deepen commercial and economic ties on Tuesday as they sought to counter the risk of a deepening trade war sparked by U.S. President Donald Trump's "America First" policy.

Trump, Mexico expect progress in stalled NAFTA talks

Jul 24 2018

PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico U.S. President Donald Trump spoke warmly of Mexico's incoming leftist president on Monday, saying he expected to get "something worked out" on NAFTA, while a top Mexican official said there was scope to revive the trade talks this week.

Mexico's Bimbo suspends delivery routes in violent resort town Acapulco

Jul 21 2018

MEXICO CITY Mexican bread-maker Bimbo on Saturday said that it had suspended some delivery routes in the violent state of Guerrero, the latest company to scale back its operations in what was once a glamorous tourist hub.

Mexico's business chiefs praise Lopez Obrador after prickly campaign

Jul 04 2018

MEXICO CITY Mexico's business elite had warm words for President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Wednesday after he assured them he respected private enterprise, a contrast to jibes in his campaign that some tycoons belonged to a "mafia of power."

In Tabasco, hometown friends of Mexico’s new president say: Remember your roots

Jul 02 2018

TEPETITAN, Mexico Childhood friends, neighbors and early collaborators of Mexico's president-elect, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, are celebrating their hometown hero's victory, but urged him to remember his roots and bring badly needed jobs to the country's impoverished south.

In Tabasco, hometown friends of Mexico’s new president say - Remember your roots

Jul 02 2018

TEPETITAN, Mexico Childhood friends, neighbours and early collaborators of Mexico's president-elect, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, are celebrating their hometown hero's victory, but urged him to remember his roots and bring badly needed jobs to the country's impoverished south.

Migrants 'knock at front door' for asylum after Trump crackdown

Jun 25 2018

TIJUANA/REYNOSA, Mexico More Mexicans and Central Americans are lining up to make asylum requests at the U.S.-Mexico border as word spreads of a U.S. crackdown on families crossing illegally and the threat of brutal gangs lying in wait if they go it alone.

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At U.N., Trump rejects globalism and blasts Iran

U.S. President Donald Trump used his annual address to the United Nations on Tuesday to attack Iran's "corrupt dictatorship," praise last year's bogeyman North Korea and lay down a defiant message that he will reject globalism and protect American interests.