Daina Beth Solomon

Mexico extends deadline for do-over of disputed GM contract vote

Jun 21 2021

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) -Mexican authorities on Monday extended the deadline for the union at a General Motors Co plant to do over a disputed contract vote that has drawn U.S. scrutiny, warning the plant's collective contract would be terminated if the date is missed.

U.S. blacklists Guatemalan lawmaker for corruption

Jun 17 2021

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The United States on Thursday banned Guatemalan lawmaker Boris España Cáceres and his immediate family from entering the U.S. due to "his involvement in significant corruption," the State Department said.

Homeland Security chief says U.S.-Mexico border not open

Jun 15 2021

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) -U.S. Homeland Security chief Alejandro Mayorkas said on Tuesday the U.S. southern border is not open to irregular migration, adding the Biden administration is developing "lawful pathways" aimed at slowing the flow of people at the border.

Mexico's Credijusto buys Banco Finterra, eyes U.S. business

Jun 15 2021

MEXICO CITY Mexican small business lender Credijusto has purchased local bank Banco Finterra in what it says is the first acquisition of a bank by a fintech company in Mexico, as the startup seeks a competitive edge in the fast-growing digital banking sector.

U.S. files second labor complaint in Mexico under trade pact

Jun 09 2021

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The United States asked Mexico on Wednesday to review whether workers at an auto parts factory were denied labor rights in the second labor complaint brought by the Biden administration under the new North American trade deal in less than a month.

U.S. Vice President Harris pledges to visit U.S. southern border

Jun 08 2021

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) -U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris on Tuesday defended herself from Republican critics who criticized her for making her first international trip to Mexico and Guatemala instead of visiting the U.S. border with Mexico, saying she has visited the border and will do so again.

Mexico backs G7 corporate tax plan, aims to include in 2022 budget

Jun 08 2021

MEXICO CITY Mexico backs an agreement reached by the Group of Seven (G7) economies for a minimum global corporate tax rate of at least 15% and hopes to incorporate the scheme into its 2022 budget plan, a Mexican finance official said on Monday.

Fresh GM union vote in Mexico headed for delay - sources

Jun 07 2021

MEXICO CITY A key workers' vote at a General Motors Co plant in Mexico that has drawn scrutiny from the Biden administration over alleged rights violations is slated to be delayed past a deadline set by Mexican authorities.

Try, try again: For some Central Americans, U.S. policy opens revolving door

May 21 2021

MEXICO CITY After six attempts to enter the United States from Mexico over two and a half months, 35-year-old Guatemalan migrant Nicolas was facing the prospect of failure and going back home to thousands of dollars of debt.

Analysis: Tycoon Slim's business in spotlight after Mexico train collapse

May 18 2021

MEXICO CITY Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim's construction arm Grupo Carso faces scrutiny from accident investigators for the possible role it played in the building of a metro railway line that collapsed this month, killing 26 people.

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