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In Mexico, El Chapo's sons add brash new chapter to crime family

31 Oct 2019

CULIACAN, Mexico The mug shot-style photo of Ovidio Guzman that appeared as he was apprehended oozed defiance. Chin jutting out, eyes trained on the camera, the handsome youth bore a strong resemblance to his infamous father, jailed drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman.

Mexico sends in elite troops to patrol city after cartel battle

22 Oct 2019

CULIACAN, Mexico Mexico sent in special forces troops on Monday to patrol a northern city in the wake of a cartel assault that freed Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's son in a hail of bullets, and also won a U.S. promise to help stop gun-smuggling at their shared border.

Showered in blaze of bullets, upscale Mexican neighbourhood in shock after cartel assault

21 Oct 2019

CULIACAN The trendy bars and restaurants along the main strip of the Mexican city overwhelmed late last week by an army of cartel gunmen slowly began their recovery over the weekend even as many traumatized residents still shied away.

Shocked by cartel firefight, Mexico's Culiacan seeks return to normality

19 Oct 2019

CULIACAN, Mexico/MEXICO CITY Stunned residents of the Mexican city of Culiacan gingerly ventured back into the streets on Friday as police cleared away shell casings and scorched cars from an eruption of gangland violence on the home turf of the notorious Sinaloa Cartel.

Exclusive: Mexico's Pemex seeks control of U.S. oil firm's billion-barrel find

30 Sep 2019

MEXICO CITY When U.S. oil firm Talos Energy found nearly a billion barrels off Mexico's southern Gulf coast two years ago, it marked the first discovery by a foreign firm since the oil industry was nationalized eight decades earlier.

EXCLUSIVE-Mexico's Pemex seeks control of US oil firm's billion-barrel find

30 Sep 2019

MEXICO CITY, Sept 30 When U.S. oil firm Talos Energy found nearly a billion barrels off Mexico's southern Gulf coast two years ago, it marked the first discovery by a foreign firm since the oil industry was nationalized eight decades earlier.

Exclusive: Tinder breaks into scripted original content, wraps filming first video series - sources

16 Sep 2019

MEXICO CITY / NEW YORK Popular dating app Tinder has wrapped filming on its first television series, as owner Match Group Inc seeks to dive deeper into creating original content, people with direct knowledge of the project told Reuters.

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.

Mexico frees up some spending in budget, but discipline trumps stimulus

09 Sep 2019

MEXICO CITY 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.

Mexico's Pemex spills more red ink as threat of downgrade looms

26 Jul 2019

MEXICO CITY Mexico's state oil company Pemex posted another quarter of major losses on Friday, weighed down by falling output and lower crude prices, as the heavily indebted firm faces the prospect of a fresh downgrade from credit agencies critical of its direction.

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