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A U.S. anti-trade shift would hit global economy hard - Mexico's Guajardo

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WASHINGTON The more protectionist trade policy being pushed by U.S. presidential candidates could deal a heavy blow to the global economy, Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said on Monday.

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Mexico investigates top crime fighter over missing 43 students case 29 Apr 2016

MEXICO CITY One of Mexico's top crime fighters is under investigation over a key incident in the probe into the apparent massacre of 43 trainee teachers in 2014, the attorney general's office said on Thursday, adding a twist to a case that has shaken the country.

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Trump rhetoric shows need to remake case for trade - Zoellick 28 Apr 2016

MEXICO CITY Embarrassed by Donald Trump's rhetoric against Mexico, former World Bank President Robert Zoellick said on Wednesday it is time to "remake" the case for free trade in the United States.

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Parents lead protest of probe into missing 43 students in Mexico 27 Apr 2016

MEXICO CITY Thousands of protesters gathered in Mexico City on Tuesday, angered by the government's handling of an investigation into 43 students who apparently were massacred in 2014 and the government's alleged treatment of international experts who have cast doubt on the official account. | Video

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Sluggish Spain and Britain hit Iberdrola core profit 27 Apr 2016

MADRID Spanish utility Iberdrola posted a 6 percent drop in first-quarter core profit to 2 billion euros (1.5 billion pounds), hit by declines in Spain, Britain and Mexico that more than offset growth in the United States.

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Mexico hampered probe into apparent student massacre, panel says 25 Apr 2016

MEXICO CITY A panel of international experts on Sunday accused Mexico's government of undermining their probe into the fate of 43 trainee teachers apparently massacred in 2014, the most notorious human rights case in Mexico in recent years.

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Toned-down Trump does not mean retreat from policy - aide 24 Apr 2016

A promise that U.S. Republican front-runner Donald Trump will adopt a more presidential campaign style does not signal a retreat from core policies such as his pledge to build a wall on the Mexican border, his top adviser said on Sunday.

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Mexico's Pemex puts blast death toll at 24, blames leak 22 Apr 2016

COATZACOALCOS, Mexico Twenty-four people died after a leak caused a deadly petrochemical plant blast, and the death toll could still rise, Mexican oil giant Pemex said on Thursday, the latest in a series of fatal accidents to batter the company.

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Mexico's new ambassador to U.S. sees ties neglected, vows action 22 Apr 2016

MEXICO CITY Mexico has failed to pay proper attention to its relationship with the United States and will be more proactive in countering negative publicity it has suffered during the U.S. election campaign, its new ambassador to Washington said on Thursday.

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In major shift, Mexico president proposes relaxing marijuana laws 21 Apr 2016

MEXICO CITY Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Thursday proposed legalizing marijuana-based medicines, raising the amount users can carry and freeing inmates on minor weed charges, in a major shift amid regional efforts to reboot drug policy.

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Rebel shelling kills at least 19 in Aleppo - Observatory

BEIRUT The death toll from rebel shelling of government-held areas of Aleppo on Tuesday climbed to at least 19 people including three children, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.