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Trump plan to label Mexican cartels as terrorists may backfire, Mexico, experts warn

Nov 27 2019

WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY Mexico on Wednesday rejected "interventionism" after U.S. President Donald Trump said he will designate the Latin American nation's cartels as terrorist organizations, while a former U.S. official warned of unintended outcomes from such a move. | Video

Fallen Bolivian leader Morales: 'No problem' if vote proceeds without me

Nov 15 2019

MEXICO CITY Ousted Bolivian president Evo Morales said on Friday that fresh elections could be held without him, potentially removing an obstacle to choosing a new leader in the South American country thrown into turmoil by his resignation over a contested vote.

Fallen Bolivian leader Morales: 'No problem' if vote proceeds without me

Nov 15 2019

MEXICO CITY Ousted Bolivian president Evo Morales said on Friday that fresh elections could be held without him, potentially removing an obstacle to choosing a new leader in the South American country thrown into turmoil by his resignation over a contested vote.

Latin American left rising? First stop Mexico for Argentina's Fernandez

Nov 05 2019

MEXICO CITY The prospect of a more united Latin American left grew on Monday after the incoming president of Argentina and his Mexican counterpart discussed reviving a regional diplomatic alternative to the Washington-backed Organization of American States.

Pelosi says 'moving ahead' on trade deal; Mexico optimistic

Sep 26 2019

WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY The U.S. House of Representatives is proceeding with work on a trade agreement with Mexico and Canada, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday, allaying worries an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump would delay approval of the deal.

Time for Pemex to step up to fend off downgrade, deputy finance minister says

Sep 12 2019

MEXICO CITY After a $5 billion government lifeline to pay off debt, Mexico's struggling state oil company Pemex must now do its part to fend off a threatened credit downgrade by keeping promises to increase production and lowering costs, a top official said.

UPDATE 2-Time for Pemex to step up to fend off downgrade, deputy finance minister says

Sep 12 2019

MEXICO CITY, Sept 12 After a $5 billion government lifeline to pay off debt, Mexico's struggling state oil company Pemex must now do its part to fend off a threatened credit downgrade by keeping promises to increase production and lowering costs, a top official said.

As Mexico Finance Minister departs, tycoon's role in government raises questions

Jul 10 2019

MEXICO CITY At the heart of former finance minister Carlos Urzua's abrupt exit from the Mexican government was a dispute with President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's chief of staff, a millionaire who has placed business associates in influential government posts.

Mexico and U.S. try new trade fix to win over Democrats: official

Jul 05 2019

MEXICO CITY Mexico is working closely with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to close a loophole in the new North American trade deal, aimed at satisfying demands of U.S. Democratic lawmakers for tougher labor and environmental provisions, a senior Mexican official said.

U.S. ramps up Mexico asylum returns, Trump confirms 'safe third country' plan

Jun 14 2019

MEXICO CITY/EL PASO, Texas The United States has doubled the number of asylum seekers it sends back each day to Mexico from El Paso, Texas, a Mexican immigration official said on Friday, in the first sign of action following a deal struck to avert U.S. tariffs last week.

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