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Trump migration deal meets mounting resistance in Mexico

14 Jun 2019

MEXICO CITY Resistance is growing in Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's ruling coalition to a migration deal struck last week with U.S. President Donald Trump to avert punitive trade tariffs as the implications of the accord become clearer.

Trump flaunts 'secret' migration deal already revealed by Mexico

12 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY U.S. President Donald Trump brandished a document on Tuesday confirming details of a regional asylum project agreed with Mexico to stave off threatened tariffs, saying the plan was "secret" even though Mexican officials had revealed much of it.

Mexico eyes Brazil for U.S. asylum deal as Trump revives tariff threat

11 Jun 2019

MEXICO CITY Mexico and the United States may explore additional steps next month to restrict illegal immigration from Central America, with the threat of tariffs hanging over Mexico if it does not do enough to satisfy U.S. demands, officials said on Monday. | Video

Trump deal with Mexico a win for 'hostage-taking': former WTO chief

09 Jun 2019

MEXICO CITY The migration deal imposed on Mexico this week by U.S. President Donald Trump under the threat of punitive tariffs was a victory for "hostage-taking" over international rules, a former head of the World Trade Organization (WTO) said on Saturday.

Trump deal with Mexico a win for 'hostage-taking': former WTO chief

08 Jun 2019

MEXICO CITY The migration deal imposed on Mexico this week by U.S. President Donald Trump under the threat of punitive tariffs was a victory for "hostage-taking" over international rules, a former head of the World Trade Organization (WTO) said on Saturday.

As Mexico-U.S. talks progress, markets rise on hopes a deal could be close

07 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY Mexican and U.S. officials held a second day of talks on trade and migration on Thursday, with markets rebounding on optimism a deal could be close, although it was unclear if Mexican pledges to curb migration flows were enough to persuade the Trump administration to postpone tariffs. | Video

Trump defies own party to push ahead with Mexican tariff threat

05 Jun 2019

LONDON/MEXICO CITY Defying increasing criticism from within his own party, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would likely go ahead with new tariffs on imports from Mexico to pressure it to clamp down on rising numbers of migrants entering the United States. | Video

Support for Mexican president grows after Trump tariff threat

04 Jun 2019

MEXICO CITY Support for Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has grown since his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump threatened to slap tariffs on U.S. imports of Mexican goods to pressure Mexico into adopting tougher migration policies, polls showed on Tuesday.

RPT-U.S. tariff threat backs Mexican president into corner, facing Trump

03 Jun 2019

MEXICO CITY, May 31 U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to slap punitive tariffs on all Mexican trade if Mexico does not stop illegal immigration has punched a gaping hole in his Mexican counterpart's hands-off approach to diplomacy, with potentially ruinous consequences.

Mexican president hints at migration concessions to defuse U.S. trade spat

01 Jun 2019

MEXICO CITY Mexico's president on Saturday hinted his country could tighten migration controls to defuse U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to impose tariffs on Mexican goods, and said he expected "good results" from talks planned in Washington next week. | Video

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