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Mexico cenbank flags potential risks to growth from U.S. policy


MEXICO CITY Mexico faces risks to growth from any policies by the new U.S. administration that impede production chains between the two nations and cause a decline in exports and foreign direct investment, the country's central bank governor said on Monday.

Mexico targets free trade with U.S. and Canada, seeks other pacts

MEXICO CITY Mexico will fight for free trade with NAFTA partners Canada and the United States in talks with the new U.S. government, as well as seek bilateral trade deals with other nations, President Enrique Pena Nieto said on Monday.

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Mexico's Jose Cuervo plans to raise up to $1 billion in February IPO: sources

MEXICO CITY Jose Cuervo, the world's biggest tequila producer, is planning a Feb. 8 pricing for its delayed initial public offering (IPO) in a bid to raise up to $1 billion, two sources familiar with the matter said on Monday.

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Mexico president says seeks to preserve tariff-free NAFTA trade

MEXICO CITY Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto said on Monday that he will aim to preserve tariff-free commerce under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in talks with the new U.S. government.

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Mexico set to 'mirror' policy on any U.S. trade tax change: minister

MEXICO CITY Mexico's economy minister said his country was ready to renegotiate trade rules with the United States and that any change in U.S. tax policy that affected imports would have to be countered with a "mirror action" in Mexico.

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Mexico president speaks with Canada's Trudeau ahead of Trump talks

MEXICO CITY Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto agreed in a phone call with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Sunday to join forces to encourage economic integration in North America, according to a statement from Peña Nieto's office.

Jan 22 2017

Mexico mass grave contains remains of 56 people: statement

MEXICO CITY A mass grave discovered in northern Mexico almost a year ago contains the remains of 56 people, a state attorney general's office said on Sunday.

Jan 22 2017

Mexico's president to meet with Trump amid populist pressure at home

IXMIQUILPAN, MEXICO Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and U.S. President Donald Trump will meet at the end of this month to discuss trade, immigration and security issues, as the Latin American leader faces increased populist pressure at home.

Jan 22 2017

Mexico president talks with Trump by phone, agree to meet

MEXICO CITY Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto talked with U.S. President Donald Trump by phone on Saturday morning, and the two leaders agreed to meet in the near future, according to a statement from the Mexican president's office.

Jan 21 2017

El Chapo, if convicted, would likely do time in 'Supermax’ prison

DENVER If Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, known as much for jail breaks as narcotics trafficking, ends up convicted in U.S. court, there is little doubt where he will spend the rest of his life - a super-secure Colorado prison housing America's most dangerous inmates.

Jan 21 2017

Mexico seeks stronger U.S. ties despite Trump campaign barbs

MEXICO CITY Mexico's president said on Friday he wanted to strengthen relations with his new U.S. counterpart Donald Trump, whose threats and barbs against the country raised fears of a major economic crisis, and battered its currency.

Jan 21 2017

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' pleads not guilty in U.S. court

NEW YORK Drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman appeared in a U.S. court on Friday after his surprise extradition from Mexico and pleaded not guilty to charges that he ran the world's largest drug-trafficking organization during a decades-long criminal career. | Video

Jan 20 2017

Mexico deports 91 Cubans after U.S. ends 'wet foot, dry foot'

MEXICO CITY Mexico's government has deported 91 Cubans about a week after the United States ended a so-called "wet foot, dry foot" policy that granted residency to almost every Cuban who reached U.S. soil, Mexican officials said on Friday.

Jan 20 2017

Chapo extradition seen boosting U.S.-Mexico security relations under Trump

MEXICO CITY Irrespective of whether Mexico's decision to extradite drug kingpin Joaquin "Chapo" Guzman aimed to honor outgoing U.S. President Barack Obama or appease his successor, Donald Trump, law enforcement from both countries say it bodes well for security cooperation.

Jan 20 2017

Guzman faces 17-count indictment, mandatory life prison term: U.S. attorney

NEW YORK Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman will be arraigned on Friday in a 17-count indictment, including a charge of leading a continuing criminal enterprise that carries a mandatory life prison term, a U.S. attorney said on Friday.

Jan 20 2017

Mexico minister sees Trump-Pena Nieto chat after meetings

MEXICO CITY Mexico's foreign minister said on Friday he expected Donald Trump and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto to talk directly in the days or weeks following high-level bilateral meetings in Washington next week.

Jan 20 2017

Mexico extradites drug lord 'El Chapo' to U.S. on eve of Trump inauguration

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico/NEW YORK Mexico extradited its drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to New York on Thursday, likely ending a decades-long criminal career that included two jail breaks and a lead role in a national drug war, the day before Donald Trump assumes the U.S. presidency.

Jan 20 2017

Mexico's El Chapo: From most wanted kingpin to extradited jailbird

MEXICO CITY Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, Mexico's most notorious kingpin who escaped two maximum-security jails, shipped countless tonnes of drugs around the world and became one of the world´s most-wanted fugitives, was extradited to the United States on Thursday.

Jan 19 2017

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' extradited to U.S.: Justice Department

WASHINGTON Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been extradited to the United States, the U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday.

Jan 19 2017

Mexico says top U.S., Mexican officials to meet in Washington next week

MEXICO CITY Senior Mexican officials will hold meetings on January 25 and 26 with U.S. President-Elect Donald Trump's top aides in Washington, to discuss bilateral relations such as security, trade and migration, the government said on Thursday.

Jan 19 2017

Iraqi forces claim recapture of eastern Mosul after 100 days of fighting

BAGHDAD Iraqi officials said on Monday government forces had taken complete control of eastern Mosul, 100 days after the start of their U.S.-backed campaign to dislodge Islamic State militants from the city.