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Frank Jack Daniel

Mexico City's first woman mayor wants car firms' help to end smog

Aug 01 2018

MEXICO CITY Mexico City's first woman mayor plans to significantly improve air quality in the smoggy capital, one of the world's largest cities, by consulting with car manufacturers on a plan for stricter emissions standards, she said in an interview.

Mexican officials optimistic about NAFTA news in coming days

Aug 01 2018

GENEVA/MEXICO CITY Mexican negotiators are optimistic about the possibility of getting a NAFTA deal and are hopeful of progress in coming days, the country's deputy economy minister said ahead of a second ministerial meeting in Washington later this week.

Mexico's president-elect does not rule out medical opium sales: aide

Jul 04 2018

MEXICO CITY Mexico's president-elect, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, is not closed to the idea of selling opium for pharmaceutical use, a senior aide said on Wednesday, a sign of the deep changes the next government is considering in the war on drugs.

Mexican election will jumpstart NAFTA talks, adviser says

Jul 02 2018

MEXICO CITY, July 2 The victory of Mexican leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador will jumpstart talks to renegotiate NAFTA, a top adviser to the presidential winner said Monday, stressing that an agreement is possible before the next government takes power in December.

Mexican leftist heads to giant stadium for campaign finale

Jun 28 2018

MEXICO CITY Mexican presidential favorite Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is due to wrap up his election campaign on Wednesday in the country's largest soccer stadium, fortified by a new opinion poll showing his already-commanding lead growing even further. | Video

Exclusive: Mexico election front-runner wants new blood for central bank - adviser

Jun 06 2018

MEXICO CITY The front-runner to win the Mexican presidency, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, would aim to bring "fresh blood" to the central bank's board as members' terms expire if he wins election on July 1, one of his top economic advisers said.

Mexico aims tariffs at Trump country, sees NAFTA complications

May 31 2018

MEXICO CITY Mexico hit back fast on U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminium on Thursday, targeting products from congressional districts that President Donald Trump's Republican party is fighting to retain in November elections.

Mexico aims tariffs at Trump country, sees NAFTA complications

May 31 2018

MEXICO CITY Mexico hit back fast on U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum on Thursday, targeting products from congressional districts that President Donald Trump's Republican party is fighting to retain in November elections.

'Cut off hands': Mexican presidential candidate's plan to deter thieves

Apr 23 2018

MEXICO CITY Thieves should have their hands chopped off, a Mexican presidential candidate said in a televised debate on Sunday, provoking disbelief from a moderator and setting off a storm of comments and jokes on Twitter. | Video

Castro bows out in Cuba but Cold War chill returns with U.S.

Apr 20 2018

HAVANA Raul Castro has stepped down as president and his brother Fidel is dead but U.S. relations with Cuba are frostier than in years, with their reopened embassies nearly empty and President Donald Trump hinting at measures that could further lower the temperature.

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