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Mexican steelmaker AHMSA explores Chapter 11 for mining unit

Oct 21 2021

MEXICO CITY Mexican steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico (AHMSA) confirmed on Thursday that it is exploring the possibility of filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection under U.S. law for its subsidiary Minera del Norte.

Swiss bank UBS closing brokerage business in Mexico - sources

Oct 14 2021

MEXICO CITY/NEW YORK Swiss bank UBS is closing its brokerage in Mexico, said three people familiar with the matter, following in the footsteps of other large global financial institutions that have opted to leave Latin America's second largest economy.

European Union-style bloc pitched for Latin America, Caribbean

Sep 30 2021

(Corrects paragraphs 2 and 3 of Sept 18 story to make clear Cuba's suspension from the OAS was lifted in 2009) | Video

U.S. downgrades Mexico air safety rating, offers assistance

May 26 2021

WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY (Reuters) -The United States on Tuesday downgraded Mexico's aviation safety rating, an action that bars Mexican carriers from adding new U.S. flights and limits the ability of airlines to carry out marketing agreements with one another. | Video

Mexico City rail overpass collapses onto road, killing at least 23

May 04 2021

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) -At least 23 people were killed and 65 were hospitalized when a railway overpass and train collapsed onto a busy road in Mexico City on Monday night, crushing cars under fallen carriages and rubble. | Video

Mexico restricts labor subcontracting with new law

Apr 20 2021

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) -A Mexican bill that aims to bring more workers into the formal economy by sharply limiting companies' ability to subcontract labor cleared a final legislative hurdle on Tuesday, with a vote of approval in the Senate.

Mexican Netflix street vendor star 'Lady Tacos' eyes jump to political stage

Apr 14 2021

MEXICO CITY After Mexico City's 'Lady Tacos de Canasta,' a street vendor featured in a Netflix series, stood up to police who she said harassed her on the street, she decided to take her fight for worker and LGBT rights to a bigger stage. | Video

Summer of vaccines stirs hope after sickly year for Mexican tourism

Mar 23 2021

CANCUN, Mexico Feeling he can now travel internationally without risking his life, recently-vaccinated American Brian Sheppard hopped on a plane to Mexico's top beach resort a few days ago to attend the wedding of one of his best friends.

A year into pandemic, Mexico's healthcare workers fight fatigue and stress

Feb 20 2021

MEXICO CITY When the coronavirus pandemic reached Mexico a year ago, it kicked off a marathon of strenuous shifts for thousands of healthcare and funeral home workers in a country that has registered more than 2 million infections and 178,000 deaths.

Mexican doctor hospitalized after receiving COVID-19 vaccine

Jan 02 2021

MEXICO CITY Mexican authorities said they are studying the case of a 32-year-old female doctor who was hospitalized after receiving the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.

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