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Under tariff threat, Mexico less attractive to companies avoiding China trade war

08 Jun 2019

MEXICO CITY A flood of companies eyeing Mexico as a safe haven from the U.S. trade war with China risks evaporating after President Donald Trump last week threatened to unleash tariffs on Mexico too.

How Trump's trade tariff tweet put Mexico's back to the wall

31 May 2019

MEXICO CITY It should have been a good day for Mexico's veteran point man for trade with the rest of North America. | Video

How Trump's trade tariff tweet put Mexico's back to the wall

31 May 2019

MEXICO CITY It should have been a good day for Mexico's veteran point man for trade with the rest of North America. | Video

How Trump's trade tariff tweet put Mexico's back to the wall

31 May 2019

MEXICO CITY It should have been a good day for Mexico's veteran point man for trade with the rest of North America.

In bold anti-graft push, Mexico sets sights on ex-president's confidant

29 May 2019

MEXICO CITY Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador made his boldest move yet to root out entrenched corruption by going after one of his predecessor's closest aides, a former chief of state oil firm Pemex, for alleged bribery, tax fraud and other crimes.

Mexico takes aim at former Pemex CEO in fight against graft

28 May 2019

MEXICO CITY Mexico's Finance Ministry said on Monday it had blocked the bank accounts of the former chief executive of state oil firm Pemex, one of ex-President Enrique Pena Nieto's closest advisers, for allegedly carrying out "illegal" financial operations.

RPT-Mexico budget cuts hit patient care and delay kids' surgeries, doctors warn

27 May 2019

MEXICO CITY, May 24 Mexico's hospitals are reeling under steep budget cuts by the country's new government, with surgery delays for children, reductions in testing and staffing shortages, hospital directors said on Friday, fanning anger over President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's austerity measures.

Mexico budget cuts hit patient care and delay kids' surgeries, doctors warn

25 May 2019

MEXICO CITY Mexico's hospitals are reeling under steep budget cuts by the country's new government, with surgery delays for children, reductions in testing and staffing shortages, hospital directors said on Friday, fanning anger over President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's austerity measures.

Mexican economy shrinks in first quarter, economists downgrade outlook

24 May 2019

MEXICO CITY Mexico's economy shrank in the first quarter of 2019 from the previous three-month period, data showed on Friday, dealing a blow to the new government's drive to convince investors it can boost growth in Latin America's second-largest economy.

Mexico to go after all narco judges: official

21 May 2019

MEXICO CITY Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, looking to make good on a promise to clean up rampant corruption, will go after judges that have aligned themselves with the country's notorious drug cartels, a government official said.

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EU leaders haggle over climate, top jobs

The European Union's 28 national leaders meet in Brussels on Thursday to haggle over how ambitious their climate goals should be and who should navigate the bloc in coming years.