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May tries to warm the Brexit atmosphere with EU


LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May told European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday she wanted a "deep and special relationship" with the European Union, trying to warm the atmosphere before Brexit talks begin.


Stocks retreat after Trump tax plan; Canada dollar, Mexico peso weaken 26 Apr 2017

NEW YORK Equities retreated from highs on Wednesday after a U.S. tax plan disappointed, while the Canadian dollar and Mexican peso weakened against the greenback on the possibility of a U.S. withdrawal from the North American Free Trade Agreement. | Video


Mexico sees NAFTA trade talks starting in August - Minister 26 Apr 2017

LONDON Mexico expects to start the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with the United States and Canada in late August and talks should be completed within six months, the country's economy minister said on Wednesday.

Fresnillo says first quarter silver output up 12.5 percent, on track to meet FY targets 26 Apr 2017

Precious metals miner Fresnillo Plc said its silver production rose 12.5 percent in the first quarter due to higher ore grades at its Fresnillo and Cienega mines in Mexico.


Air travel to U.S. drops in first quarter, Canada, Mexico gain - ForwardKeys 26 Apr 2017

BERLIN Air passenger arrivals in the United States fell in the first quarter of the year, while arrivals in Canada and Mexico rose, according to data from travel analysis company ForwardKeys.


Mexican leftist's party could win key state vote - poll 25 Apr 2017

MEXICO CITY Mexico's ruling party could be defeated by the candidate of leftist leader Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in a June state election seen as a litmus test for next year's presidential race, a newspaper poll showed on Tuesday.


Trump pushes Democrats on border wall as government shutdown looms 25 Apr 2017

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump tried to press Democrats on Monday to include funds for his controversial border wall with Mexico in spending legislation as lawmakers worked to avoid a looming shutdown of the federal government. | Video

At least 35 killed in drug violence across Mexico - officials 24 Apr 2017

MEXICO CITY At least 35 people were killed over the weekend in Mexico, according to local officials, amid a widespread surge in drug gang violence that has driven murders to a level not seen since 2011.


Trump says Mexico 'eventually' will pay for border wall 23 Apr 2017

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Sunday he expected Mexico to pay for the wall he has promised to build along the southern border, resuscitating a campaign promise that roiled U.S. relations with Mexico in the first week of his presidency.

Mexico kills Gulf cartel boss in Reynosa shootout 22 Apr 2017

MEXICO CITY Mexican marines killed a drug gang leader in a gun battle that raged through the night across the border city of Reynosa and left dozens of burnt vehicles in its wake, the government said on Saturday.


South Korea, U.S. warn of punishment for North Korea; U.S. stresses sanctions

SEOUL/WASHINGTON South Korea and the United States agreed on Thursday on "swift punitive measures" against North Korea in the event of more provocation, although the United States signalled sanctions and diplomatic pressure were its priorities for now.