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Twenty-eight Mexican police held over political murder: media

MEXICO CITY Twenty-eight police officers in the western Mexican state of Michoacan have been arrested on suspicion of involvement in the murder of a candidate for mayor in the municipality of Ocampo, local media reported on Sunday.

Mexico pride march poses questions for leftist presidency favorite

MEXICO CITY Tens of thousands of gay rights supporters marched through Mexico City on Saturday with both hope and some nagging doubts about the prospect of a presidential election victory by leftist front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador next weekend.

Jun 23 2018

Mexico leftist's motley coalition augurs post-election balancing act

MEXICO CITY Mexican leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has forged a coalition of voters of all stripes in a bid to win the presidency at the third time of asking and now, with victory within his grasp, he must work out how to hold it together.

Jun 22 2018

GM to build Chevrolet Blazer in Mexico

General Motors Co is going ahead with its plan to manufacture the new Chevrolet Blazer SUV in Mexico, a spokesman for the automaker said on Thursday, despite criticism by U.S. President Donald Trump over making vehicles abroad.

Jun 21 2018

Mexico presidential campaigns ramp up spend on online ads

MEXICO CITY Mexico's presidential candidates have declared spending 159 million pesos ($7.8 million) so far on web advertising including Facebook, YouTube and online media, more than a quarter of their campaign spend, the National Electoral Institute (INE) said.

Jun 21 2018

In Mexico, Trump's child separations trigger wrenching decisions

CIUDAD JUAREZ/TIJUANA, Mexico Epigmenio Centeno had hoped to cross the Mexican border into the United States in the coming months, but he and his wife have shelved their plans for fear of being separated from their two sons under U.S. President Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" immigration policy. | Video

Jun 20 2018

Mexico calls migrant children separation 'inhumane,' 'racist'

MEXICO CITY Mexico's foreign minister on Tuesday called the separation of children from immigrant parents at the U.S.-Mexico border "cruel and inhumane" while the leftist front-runner ahead of next month's presidential vote called it "racist."

Jun 19 2018

Billionaire Slim, America Movil, could profit from election of Mexican leftist

MEXICO CITY Billionaire Carlos Slim has had harsh words for Mexico's presidential frontrunner, saying recently he is "concerned and afraid" about what leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador might do if elected.

Jun 18 2018

Mexicans jubilant over World Cup win trigger earthquake sensors

MEXICO CITY Mexicans jumping in jubilation on Sunday shook the ground hard enough to set off earthquake detectors and throngs danced in the streets after their team scored a surprise victory over World Cup defending champion Germany. | Video

Jun 18 2018

Mexican presidential front-runner vows to consult public about airport's future

TEXCOCO, Mexico Mexican presidential front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Sunday that if he wins the July 1 election, he will aim to hold a public vote before taking office on whether to finish building a $13 billion airport outside Mexico City.

Jun 17 2018

Coach Osorio confident Mexico can stun world champions Germany

MOSCOW Underdogs Mexico are ready to cause a major upset and beat Germany for the first time in a tournament on Sunday, provided the central Americans realize the World Cup clash is just another football game, coach Juan Carlos Osorio said.

Jun 16 2018

Mexican financial authorities see market volatility on Fed normalization

MEXICO CITY Mexico's financial stability board said on Thursday the U.S. Federal Reserve's normalization of monetary policy could stoke greater volatility in financial markets and crimp financing in emerging market economies.

Jun 14 2018

Another political murder rocks Mexico in last weeks of presidential race

MEXICO CITY Gunmen shot and killed a mayor running for re-election in Mexico on Thursday, the second murder of a politician in a week after a candidate running for federal office was shot in the back of the head while taking a selfie with a supporter.

Jun 14 2018

Exclusive: Mexico studies tariffs on billions of dollars of U.S. corn, soy

MEXICO CITY Mexico could strike at $4 billion in annual imports of U.S. corn and soybeans if President Donald Trump escalates a trade spat with new tariffs, officials told Reuters this week, and it is studying how to reduce the pain of such a move.

Jun 14 2018

U.S. extradites alleged Sinaloa cartel member for marijuana, cocaine trafficking

WASHINGTON The United States extradited an alleged member of the Sinaloa drug cartel on Thursday on charges of funneling massive amounts of marijuana and cocaine into the country, the Justice Department said.

Jun 14 2018

Mexico presidential front-runner denies opponent's charge of wrongdoing

MEXICO CITY Mexico's presidential front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador denied any wrongdoing on Wednesday after another candidate accused him of improperly awarding government contracts to a construction mogul when he was Mexico City mayor.

Jun 13 2018

Mexico judge cancels arrest warrant for JPMorgan executive, bank says

MEXICO CITY A judge in Mexico canceled an arrest warrant for the country head of U.S. investment bank JPMorgan Chase & Co and another employee, the bank said on Wednesday, just days after it was issued.

Jun 13 2018

Cyber attack on Mexico campaign site triggers election nerves

MEXICO CITY The website of a Mexican political opposition party was hit by a cyber attack during Tuesday's final television debate between presidential candidates ahead of the July 1 vote, after the site had published documents critical of the leading candidate.

Jun 13 2018

Enbridge starts Valley Crossing natgas pipe work at Tex-Mex border

Canadian energy company Enbridge Inc started construction of the offshore border crossing section of its $1.6 billion Valley Crossing natural gas pipeline between Texas and Mexico, according to a U.S. federal filing made available on Wednesday.

Jun 13 2018

In final debate, Mexican presidential favorite says a NAFTA fail 'not fatal'

MEXICO CITY The collapse of the North American Free Trade Agreement would not be fatal for Mexico, the leftist presidential favorite said on Tuesday, while keeping his cool under attack from rivals in the last televised debate before the July 1 election.

Jun 13 2018
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Turkey's Erdogan claims election victory, opposition wary

ANKARA Tayyip Erdogan and his ruling AK Party claimed victory in Turkey's presidential and parliamentary polls on Sunday, overcoming the biggest electoral challenge to their rule in a decade and a half. | Video