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Mexican fuel cargo for Cuba is sovereign decision, president says

Jul 27 2021

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) -Mexico's president on Tuesday asserted his country's right to send fuel to Cuba and said U.S. sanctions on the island were "inhumane," after a diesel cargo shipped by Mexico's state-run oil company Petroleos Mexicanos arrived in Cuba's Havana port.

Harris says Mexico talks 'candid,' pledges investment to stem migration

Jun 09 2021

MEXICO CITY U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris told Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador that she saw him as a partner in tackling migration as they agreed on Tuesday to deepen economic ties and invest to improve conditions in Central America. | Video

Exclusive-Guatemalan president says graft fighter biased, ahead of Harris visit

Jun 03 2021

GUATEMALA CITY Guatemala's President Alejandro Giammattei criticized the country's best-known graft prosecutor for what he said was a left-wing politicization of the fight against corruption, a view at odds with strong U.S. backing for his work. | Video

Exclusive-U.S. prepares to downgrade Mexico air safety rating, sources say

May 21 2021

WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY (Reuters) -The U.S. government is preparing to downgrade Mexico's aviation safety rating, a move that would bar Mexican carriers from adding new U.S. flights and limit airlines' ability to carry out marketing agreements, four sources briefed on the matter said.

EXCLUSIVE-U.S. prepares to downgrade Mexico air safety rating -sources

May 21 2021

WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY, May 21 The U.S. government is preparing to downgrade Mexico’s aviation safety rating, a move that will bar Mexican carriers from adding new U.S. flights and limits airlines ability to carry out marketing agreements, four sources briefed on the matter said.

Millions of AstraZeneca doses head to Mexico under Latin America plan

May 21 2021

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) -Mexico will receive some 4 million AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine shots by the end of next week, a senior Mexican official said on Friday, shipments that could help Latin America fight the virus more quickly.

UPDATE 4-Mexico's central bank holds rates, some see hikes coming

May 13 2021

MEXICO CITY, May 13 Mexico's central bank on Thursday kept its key interest rate steady in a unanimous decision by its five-member board that reflected growing concerns about the path of inflation and triggered speculation the next move would be a hike.

Exclusive: U.S. backing for Guatemala drug cartel fight key to ending graft, minister says

May 05 2021

MEXICO CITY Guatemala has asked the United States for support in fighting drug cartel money-laundering that the Central American country sees as a key source of corruption, Foreign Minister Pedro Brolo said, as Washington ramps up a focus on graft in the region.

Analysis-Guatemala defies Washington, pushing anti-graft judge from top court

Apr 19 2021

GUATEMALA CITY Guatemala has set a collision course with Washington over the removal of the most prominent graft-fighting judge from the Central American nation's highest court, despite her having the outspoken support of the Biden administration.

Exclusive: Mexico focuses vaccine loan request on U.S. stockpile of AstraZeneca doses

Mar 15 2021

MEXICO CITY Mexico has asked the United States to share doses of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine it has in stock, a senior diplomat said, following up on a request made by President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to his counterpart Joe Biden.

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