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Mexico president blasted as 'authoritarian' by his former political party

10 Apr 2019

MEXICO CITY The former political party of Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador issued a blistering attack against the veteran leftist on Wednesday, accusing him of pushing the country towards authoritarianism.

New NAFTA deal 'in trouble', bruised by elections, tariff rows

07 Apr 2019

MEXICO CITY/OTTAWA More than six months after the United States, Mexico and Canada agreed a new deal to govern more than $1 trillion in regional trade, the chances of the countries ratifying the pact this year are receding.

Mexican president wants to 'bring order' to Central American migration to U.S.

02 Apr 2019

MEXICO CITY Mexico will help to regulate the flow of Central American migrants passing through its territory to the United States, but the root causes behind the phenomenon must be tackled, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday.

Border row pitches Mexican president into deep water with Trump

31 Mar 2019

MEXICO CITY Donald Trump's threat to shut the U.S. border if Mexico does not halt all illegal immigration has exposed the limitations of the new Mexican government's strategy of trying to appease the U.S. president as he gears up for re-election.

Mexico president flags Slim 'retirement,' tycoon sees hard work ahead

26 Mar 2019

MEXICO CITY Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Tuesday Carlos Slim had told him the billionaire planned to retire during his administration, in a step at odds with the tycoon's usually discreet approach to public life.

Exclusive: Mexico central bank says Uber, other firms interested in mobile pay system

23 Mar 2019

ACAPULCO, Mexico Various companies in Mexico, including Uber Technologies Inc., have shown interest in using a new mobile payments system developed by the country's central bank that seeks to promote financial inclusion, the head of the bank said on Friday.

Exclusive: Mexico rainy-day fund may reduce Pemex debt refinancing this year

22 Mar 2019

ACAPULCO, Mexico Mexico's finance ministry is exploring possibilities to reduce the costly refinancing of ailing state oil company Pemex's debt this year, including dipping into a budget stabilization fund, Finance Minister Carlos Urzua said on Friday.

EXCLUSIVE-Mexico central bank eyes Uber for mobile payment system

22 Mar 2019

ACAPULCO, Mexico, March 22 Mexico's central bank is working to include ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc in a new mobile payments system at the heart of its financial inclusion strategy, the bank's chief said on Friday, building on overtures to Amazon.com Inc.

EXCLUSIVE-Mexico central bank eyes Uber for mobile payment system

22 Mar 2019

ACAPULCO, Mexico, March 22 Mexico's central bank is working to find a way for ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc to participate in a new mobile payments system, the bank's governor said on Friday, building on overtures to e-commerce company Amazon.com Inc.

UPDATE 1-Mexico cenbank chief: monetary policy must target prices, not growth

22 Mar 2019

ACAPULCO, Mexico, March 21 The head of Mexico's central bank said on Thursday monetary policy is best suited to targeting price stability, not growth and employment, underlining the bank's core mandate in the face of a government eager to explore new approaches.

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