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Dave Graham

'Invasion' or 'brother migrants'? Caravans threaten Mexico-U.S. detente

Nov 06 2018

MEXICO CITY A stream of U.S.-bound Central American migrant caravans risks clouding the rapprochement between Mexico's next leader and U.S. President Donald Trump, who has railed against illegal migration to energize his electoral base.

'Who's in charge?' Next Mexico leader clashes with business over airport

Oct 30 2018

MEXICO CITY Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's decision to cancel a multi-billion dollar Mexico City airport has pitched him into conflict with business elites, auguring a rocky start to his plans to revive the economy.

'Who's in charge?' Next Mexico leader clashes with business over airport

Oct 29 2018

MEXICO CITY Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's decision to cancel a multi-billion dollar Mexico City airport has pitched him into conflict with business elites, auguring a rocky start to his plans to revive the economy.

What the dispute over U.S. aid means to Central America

Oct 17 2018

MEXICO CITY More Honduran migrants tried to join a caravan of several thousand moving through Guatemala on Wednesday, defying calls by authorities not to make the journey after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to cut off regional aid in reprisal.

IMF boosts Argentina program to $57 billion in bid to halt peso slide

Sep 26 2018

NEW YORK/BUENOS AIRES The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday increased its three-year lending program with Argentina by $7 billion to $57 billion, on the condition that the central bank halted full-scale interventions to support the ailing peso.

Latam nations, Canada ask ICC to probe Venezuela government

Sep 26 2018

UNITED NATIONS A group of Latin American countries and Canada said on Wednesday they had asked the International Criminal Court to investigate Venezuela's government over allegations of crimes against humanity in using force to repress political opponents.

Guatemala's president says U.N. anti-graft body is threat to peace

Sep 25 2018

UNITED NATIONS Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales slammed a U.N. anti-corruption body on Tuesday, telling the United Nations General Assembly that the agency that has attempted to prosecute him was a "threat to peace" in the Central American nation.

Peru wants no military solution on Venezuela: president

Sep 25 2018

NEW YORK Peru rejects a military solution to the crisis in Venezuela but further options are under discussion to increase pressure on the Maduro government to restore democracy, including a human rights complaint, Peru's president said in an interview.

How Trump split Mexico and Canada in NAFTA talks

Sep 25 2018

MEXICO CITY A day after winning the Mexican presidential election, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador took a congratulatory call from U.S. President Donald Trump. But Trump had something more important on his mind: Would Mexico's new president consider a bilateral trade deal?

Honduras president laments U.S. aid cuts, eyes role of China

Sep 24 2018

NEW YORK The president of Honduras said on Monday cuts in U.S. support for Central America would hinder efforts to stem illegal immigration as he welcomed China's growing diplomatic presence in the region as an "opportunity."

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