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Pope's new cardinal in Mexico known for indigenous outreach

29 Nov 2020

MEXICO CITY Among the new cardinals formally installed by Pope Francis on Saturday is an outspoken Mexican cleric who has spent decades ministering to the mostly poor, indigenous communities near the country's southern border with Guatemala.

Pope's new cardinal in Mexico known for indigenous outreach

28 Nov 2020

MEXICO CITY Among the new cardinals formally installed by Pope Francis on Saturday is an outspoken Mexican cleric who has spent decades ministering to the mostly poor, indigenous communities near the country's southern border with Guatemala.

Mexico marks grim coronavirus milestone, passes 100,000 deaths

20 Nov 2020

MEXICO CITY Mexico, the most populous country in the Spanish-speaking world, has registered 100,000 confirmed coronavirus deaths within days of passing the grim milestone of one million infections, official data showed on Thursday.

Mexico president offers Sempra LNG export permit on condition

13 Nov 2020

MEXICO CITY U.S.-based Sempra Energy will be granted an export permit for a liquefied natural gas facility in northwest Mexico if the company helps address excess supply in the area, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday.

UPDATE 1-Mexican oil regulator flags Pemex's 'worrying' performance this year

29 Oct 2020

MEXICO CITY, Oct 29 The oil fields prioritized for development since 2019 by Petroleos Mexicanos have significantly underperformed the Mexican state oil company's targets, data from the national oil regulator (CNH) showed on Thursday.

Mexico's Pemex swings to profit on currency gains, lower taxes

28 Oct 2020

MEXICO CITY Mexican national oil company Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) on Wednesday reported a third-quarter net profit of 1.4 billion pesos ($64 million), helped by currency gains and a lower tax bill.

Mexico asks pope for loan of ancient books held in Vatican library

10 Oct 2020

MEXICO CITY The Mexican government has formally asked Pope Francis for the temporary return of several ancient indigenous manuscripts held in the Vatican library ahead of next year's 500-year anniversary of the Spanish conquest of Mexico.

Art star Gabriel Orozco's pandemic: a screen-friendly opening and new introspection

08 Oct 2020

MEXICO CITY There was no formal opening or personal interaction with fans. Instead, Gabriel Orozco, the Mexican artist with a continents-spanning perspective, promoted his new collage watercolors with a dramatic, screen-friendly teaser. | Video

Beyond public view, scholars unravel mystery of writing in ancient Mexican city

22 Sep 2020

TEOTIHUACAN, Mexico Among the many mysteries surrounding the ancient Mexican metropolis of Teotihuacan, one has been especially hard to crack: how did its residents use the many signs and symbols found on its murals and ritual sculptures?

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PM Johnson and EU chief seek to break Brexit impasse

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will speak to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Saturday to try to break an impasse in trade talks with time running out to avoid a chaotic end to the Brexit saga.