MEXICO CITY Mexican authorities fired a forensic official on Tuesday after an outcry over the storage of some 150 bodies in a refrigerated container truck that roamed towns in Jalisco state, where morgues are filled with victims of the country's drug war. | Video
MEXICO CITY Authorities in western Mexico swamped by mounting murders from the country's drug war have resorted to storing dozens of corpses in a refrigerated container truck that in recent days has been parked in several towns, angering residents.
MEXICO CITY Five people died after a dramatic shootout at a famed Mexico City mariachi plaza, officials said on Saturday, the latest in a recent string of crimes in the capital that will soon put to the test the incoming government's new tactics to fight violence. | Video
MEXICO CITY Walmart Inc will acquire Latin American food delivery service Cornershop for $225 million, it said on Thursday, in a move to ramp up its online grocery business in Mexico and Chile.
WASHINGTON/BUENOS AIRES The IMF said on Thursday that it aimed to wrap up negotiations with Argentina to strengthen a $50 billion financing deal as soon as possible, as markets showed some optimism on Argentine assets for a second day straight. | Video
WASHINGTON U.S. and Canadian negotiators pushed ahead in grinding talks to rescue the North American Free Trade Agreement on Thursday, but a few stubborn issues stood in the way of a deal, including dairy quotas, protection for Canadian media companies, and how to resolve future trade disputes.
WASHINGTON/BUENOS AIRES The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday it aimed to wrap up talks to "strengthen" a $50 billion backup financing deal with Argentina "as rapidly as possible," as the country's peso and stocks climbed for a second straight day.
WASHINGTON/BUENOS AIRES, Sept 6 The
International Monetary Fund said on Thursday it aimed to wrap up
talks to "strengthen" a $50 billion backup financing deal with
Argentina "as rapidly as possible," as the country's peso and
stocks climbed for a second straight day.
BUENOS AIRES/WASHINGTON Argentina's economy minister sounded upbeat on Wednesday about clinching a new deal with the International Monetary Fund after two days of talks in Washington, and said had sought U.S. support for securing approval from the IMF's board.
WASHINGTON/BUENOS AIRES Argentina's government said on Tuesday it hoped the International Monetary Fund would agree in the second half of September to a deal giving the country more financial support as it seeks to escape a deepening economic crisis. | Video