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Trump, Lopez Obrador agree to take action to stem flow of weapons to Mexico

19 Oct 2019

MEXICO CITY Mexico's foreign minister said on Saturday that President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump had agreed to take swift action to stem the flow of illegal weapons from the United States into Mexico, where a drug war is raging.

Explainer: Mexico's week of bloodshed. What is going on?

19 Oct 2019

MEXICO CITY Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador took office in December, promising not to repeat the "failed policies" of past administrations that have done little to stem a tide of drug-related violence that cost some 29,000 lives last year.

Explainer: Mexico's week of bloodshed. What is going on?

19 Oct 2019

MEXICO CITY Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador took office in December, promising not to repeat the "failed policies" of past administrations that have done little to stem a tide of drug-related violence that cost some 29,000 lives last year.

Mexico's president vows wage growth, labor reform funding in push for trade deal

17 Oct 2019

Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador vowed on Thursday wage increases and funding for the implementation of labor reforms, part of a campaign to convince U.S. Democratic lawmakers to ratify a new North American trade deal.

U.S. Democrats say Mexico must do more on labor after trip to speed up trade deal

09 Oct 2019

MEXICO CITY/WASHINGTON The leader of a U.S. congressional delegation to Mexico said on Tuesday that Mexico must take more concrete steps to implement its labor reform, after a trip aimed at speeding up ratification of the new North American free trade deal.

Mexico central bank cuts rate, more reductions on the horizon

26 Sep 2019

MEXICO CITY For the second time in a row, Mexico's central bank cut its key interest rate by 25 basis points to 7.75%, as it cited slowing inflation, widening slack in the economy, and expectations for a slight economic recovery.

Trump says impeachment inquiry could derail trade deal, Mexico markets slump

25 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Wednesday that an impeachment inquiry against him could derail congressional approval of a North America trade pact, dragging down Mexico's peso and stock market as investors fled riskier assets.

Mexico's Pemex to hire service firms for oil rebound, industry doubtful

10 Sep 2019

MEXICO CITY Mexican national oil company Pemex will offer a new set of oilfield service contracts to interested firms, the finance minister said on Tuesday, as it embarks on the challenge of ramping up production by 17% to meet 2020 budget targets.

UPDATE 2- Mexico's Pemex to hire service firms for oil rebound, industry doubtful

10 Sep 2019

MEXICO CITY, Sept 10 Mexican national oil company Pemex will offer a new set of oilfield service contracts to interested firms, the finance minister said on Tuesday, as it embarks on the challenge of ramping up production by 17% to meet 2020 budget targets.

RPT-UPDATE 2-Mexico frees up some spending in budget, but discipline trumps stimulus

09 Sep 2019

MEXICO CITY, Sept 8 Mexico's government cautiously freed up funds for spending in its 2020 budget proposal on Sunday, slightly loosening a primary surplus target as it aimed to balance big welfare promises with the reality of a stagnant economy.

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