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Mexican official fired over bodies stored in truck says he's a scapegoat

Sep 19 2018

MEXICO CITY Mexican authorities fired a forensic official on Tuesday after an outcry over the storage of some 150 bodies in a refrigerated container truck that roamed towns in Jalisco state, where morgues are filled with victims of the country's drug war. | Video

Mobile morgue angers Mexicans as drug war corpses overwhelm authorities

Sep 17 2018

MEXICO CITY Authorities in western Mexico swamped by mounting murders from the country's drug war have resorted to storing dozens of corpses in a refrigerated container truck that in recent days has been parked in several towns, angering residents.

Five deaths in mariachi plaza shootout pose test for Mexico's new government

Sep 15 2018

MEXICO CITY Five people died after a dramatic shootout at a famed Mexico City mariachi plaza, officials said on Saturday, the latest in a recent string of crimes in the capital that will soon put to the test the incoming government's new tactics to fight violence. | Video

Walmart's purchase of Mexico food delivery app set to spur e-commerce

Sep 13 2018

MEXICO CITY Walmart Inc will acquire Latin American food delivery service Cornershop for $225 million, it said on Thursday, in a move to ramp up its online grocery business in Mexico and Chile.

IMF aims for quick conclusion to Argentina talks, peso climbs

Sep 07 2018

WASHINGTON/BUENOS AIRES The IMF said on Thursday that it aimed to wrap up negotiations with Argentina to strengthen a $50 billion financing deal as soon as possible, as markets showed some optimism on Argentine assets for a second day straight. | Video

U.S.-Canada trade talks grind on, but 'final' issues unresolved

Sep 07 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. and Canadian negotiators pushed ahead in grinding talks to rescue the North American Free Trade Agreement on Thursday, but a few stubborn issues stood in the way of a deal, including dairy quotas, protection for Canadian media companies, and how to resolve future trade disputes.

IMF aims for quick conclusion to Argentina talks, peso climbs

Sep 06 2018

WASHINGTON/BUENOS AIRES The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday it aimed to wrap up talks to "strengthen" a $50 billion backup financing deal with Argentina "as rapidly as possible," as the country's peso and stocks climbed for a second straight day.

UPDATE 1-IMF aims for quick conclusion to Argentina talks, peso climbs

Sep 06 2018

WASHINGTON/BUENOS AIRES, Sept 6 The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday it aimed to wrap up talks to "strengthen" a $50 billion backup financing deal with Argentina "as rapidly as possible," as the country's peso and stocks climbed for a second straight day.

Argentina confident about new deal with IMF, peso rises

Sep 05 2018

BUENOS AIRES/WASHINGTON Argentina's economy minister sounded upbeat on Wednesday about clinching a new deal with the International Monetary Fund after two days of talks in Washington, and said had sought U.S. support for securing approval from the IMF's board.

Crisis-hit Argentina hopes for improved IMF deal this month

Sep 05 2018

WASHINGTON/BUENOS AIRES Argentina's government said on Tuesday it hoped the International Monetary Fund would agree in the second half of September to a deal giving the country more financial support as it seeks to escape a deepening economic crisis. | Video

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