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Mexican president wants graft testimony from predecessors Calderon and Pena Nieto

Aug 12 2020

MEXICO CITY Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday the two presidents who preceded him should testify about corruption after a complaint by a former head of state oil firm Petroleos Mexicanos, known as Pemex.

Mexico's new warning labels on junk food meet supersized opposition from U.S., EU

Aug 11 2020

MEXICO CITY The United States, European Union, Canada and Switzerland, home to some of the world's biggest food companies, have pressed Mexico to delay upcoming health warnings on processed food and drinks, a World Trade Organization document showed.

Latam calls grow louder to delay regional bank vote, in setback for Trump pick

Aug 07 2020

BUENOS AIRES/MEXICO CITY Support grew in Latin America on Friday for a move to delay the election of a new president for the region's leading development finance lender, a potential setback for U.S. President Donald Trump's divisive pick to lead the institution.

Mexican TV networks to provide home learning for students as schools stay shut

Aug 03 2020

MEXICO CITY Mexican students will be educated in the next academic year through a home-learning program broadcast by major networks such as TV Azteca until a drop in coronavirus infections allows for schools to be reopened, the government said on Monday.

UPDATE 3-Mexico could return to pre-pandemic economic activity in 2022 -central banker

Jul 29 2020

MEXICO CITY, July 29 Mexico's battered economy may not recover to levels seen before the coronavirus crisis until 2022 as it is poised to suffer the biggest quarterly contraction on record, a member of the Mexican central bank's board said on Wednesday.

Mexico credit rating at risk if Pemex, CFE debt keeps rising: S&P

Jul 23 2020

MEXICO CITY Ratings agency S&P said on Thursday it would be difficult for Mexico to maintain its sovereign investment grade rating if debts keep rising at state-oil company Petroleos Mexicanos and the state power company, the Comision Federal de Electricidad.

Mexico to boost worker pensions, strikes deal with employers

Jul 22 2020

MEXICO CITY Mexican workers will get a major boost in their retirement benefits after the government and private sector ironed out the details of a pension reform that is expected to become law by early next year, the Finance Ministry said on Wednesday.

Exclusive: Mexico eager to lure firms from Asia under new trade deal

Jul 20 2020

MEXICO CITY Mexico has spoken to a host of foreign companies, particularly steelmakers, in an effort to lure business from Asia to capitalize on a new North American trade deal, Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said on Monday.

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