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Miguel Gutierrez

Mexico's economy likely entered recession in fourth quarter: Reuters poll

Jan 28 2022

MEXICO CITY Mexico's economy likely contracted in the last three months of 2021, in what would mark a second straight quarter of negative growth and put Latin America's second-largest economy in a technical recession, a Reuters survey showed on Friday. Gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to have shrunk in the fourth quarter by 0.3% from the previous three-month period in seasonally adjusted terms, according to the median forecast of a poll of 11 analysts.

Spanish police march in Madrid to protest against 'Gag Law' reform

Nov 27 2021

MADRID Thousands of Spanish police officers marched through Madrid on Saturday to protest against a proposed reform of a security law which they say will hamper their ability to do their work. | Video

U.S. rate hike fears may further weaken Mexican peso, investors anticipate

Nov 19 2021

MEXICO CITY, Nov 19 Bets that the Mexican peso will continue to weaken have grown in recent weeks amid mounting concerns that the U.S. Federal Reserve will hike interest rates in efforts to combat inflation.

Record 2-tonne sunfish found off the coast of Ceuta

Oct 15 2021

MADRID Marine biologist Enrique Ostale could not believe his eyes when he saw the enormous sunfish tangled in the nets of a tuna-fishing boat off the Mediterranean coast of Ceuta earlier this month. | Video

Living room acrobatics earn Peruvian inaugural Balloon World Cup

Oct 15 2021

TARRAGONA, Spain Anyone who has ever leapt over a couch to prevent a party balloon from touching the living room floor can now dream of parlaying those skills into a World Cup triumph.

POLL-Brazil stocks to reach pre-coronavirus levels in 2021

Nov 25 2020

BUENOS AIRES/SAO PAULO/MEXICO CITY, Nov 25 (Reuters) - B razilian stocks will reach pre-pandemic levels by the middle of next year, but concern about the impact of a second wave of coronavirus cases could limit the recovery, a Reuters poll showed on Wednesday.

'Terrible situation': Spain first European nation to top 1 million COVID-19 cases

Oct 22 2020

MADRID Spain became the first Western European country to exceed 1 million COVID-19 infections on Wednesday, doubling its tally in just six weeks despite a series of increasingly stringent measures to control the second wave of the virus.

Spain brings military discipline to COVID-19 contact tracing

Oct 08 2020

MADRID Various European countries have used their armies for logistical support in tackling COVID-19, but hard-hit Spain is now bringing military discipline to a process that health experts say is key in stemming the spread of the pandemic: contact tracing.

Mexican Nobel laureate Molina, ozone layer prophet, dies at 77

Oct 07 2020

MEXICO CITY Mexican scientist Mario Molina, who became his country's first winner of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry for his work on the threat to the ozone layer from chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), died on Wednesday at the age of 77.

Mexican Nobel laureate Molina, ozone layer prophet, dies at 77

Oct 07 2020

MEXICO CITY Mexican scientist Mario Molina, who became his country's first winner of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry for his work on the threat to the ozone layer from chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), has died at the age of 77, the government said on Wednesday.

World News

Russian buildup at Ukraine border includes blood for wounded, U.S. officials say

A Russian troop buildup along its border with Ukraine includes supplies of blood https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/exclusive-russia-moves-blood-supplies-near-ukraine-adding-us-concern-officials-2022-01-28 for the wounded, three U.S. officials told Reuters, a detail reinforcing U.S. comments that Russia "clearly" now has the capability to move on its neighbour.