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Some 115 migrants rescued from truck in eastern Mexico: official

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MEXICO CITY Police in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz have rescued 115 migrants, including 41 minors, traveling in "in deplorable conditions" in a truck, a state official said on Sunday.

At least one dead, five burned in eastern Mexico pipeline explosion

MEXICO CITY At least one person died and five others suffered burns after a pipeline exploded during an illegal tap in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz, state-owned oil company Pemex and state emergency services said on Saturday.

Aug 19 2017

'Impossible' to have country-specific origin rules in NAFTA: Mexico

MEXICO CITY Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo on Friday said it was "impossible" that country-specific rules of origin could be included in the North American Free Trade Agreement, currently being renegotiated in Washington.

Aug 18 2017

Exclusive: Mexico's top diplomat visits Cuba to seek help on Venezuela crisis

MEXICO CITY Mexico's foreign minister is in Havana hoping to persuade Cuba, one of Venezuela's top allies, to help resolve the tense political situation in the beleaguered South American nation, according to a senior Mexican official briefed about the trip.

Aug 18 2017

Mexican government raises Pemex deductions to continue oil output

MEXICO CITY Mexico's finance ministry on Friday said state oil company Pemex will be allowed to deduct more costs for developing some projects so the firm can maintain production, which has been steadily declining since 2004.

Aug 18 2017

Jailed former Mexican governor starts hunger strike over 'witch hunt'

MEXICO CITY Former Mexican governor Javier Duarte, in jail awaiting trial on graft charges, has embarked on a hunger strike to protest the "witch hunt" against him, according to a letter he wrote that was published by local TV on Thursday.

Aug 17 2017

Ex-Pemex CEO denies funneling Odebrecht bribes to Pena Nieto campaign

MEXICO CITY Emilio Lozoya, the former head of Mexican oil firm Pemex, on Thursday denied he was involved in shifting cash to President Enrique Pena Nieto's campaign, saying bank accounts where millions of dollars were allegedly deposited were not his.

Aug 17 2017

Despite legal victory, America Movil may face tough ride with regulator

MEXICO CITY Despite a landmark Supreme Court ruling in his favor, Mexican mogul Carlos Slim shouldn't break out the champagne just yet.

Aug 17 2017

Mexico's Cotemar sees $200 million investment in oil projects by 2018

MEXICO CITY Mexican oilfield services provider Cotemar plans to invest at least $200 million in two oil projects by the end of 2018 as it starts to operate fields on its own thanks to a sweeping energy reform, the firm's top executive said in an interview.

Aug 17 2017

Glencore, Chevron enter Mexico's recently opened fuel market

MEXICO CITY U.S. energy company Chevron Corp and trading firm Glencore on Thursday announced separate plans to enter Mexico's fuel market, as the long-hidebound sector begins to attract major foreign players.

Aug 17 2017

Mexico's Sigma says has requested permission for IPO : filing

MEXICO CITY Mexico's Sigma Alimentos, a unit of conglomerate Alfa , has filed a request with the Mexican bourse to list its shares in an initial public offering (IPO), it said in a stock exchange statement on Thursday.

Aug 17 2017

Chevron says to enter Mexican fuel market in local partnership

MEXICO CITY U.S. energy company Chevron Corporation said on Thursday it is set to enter Mexico's recently opened fuel sector, by importing, distributing and selling refined products in partnership with a local gas station network it did not name.

Aug 17 2017

Thousands of Mexicans march to scrap NAFTA, as government fights to save it

MEXICO CITY While Mexican government negotiators fought tooth and nail to save the North American Free Trade Agreement during talks in Washington, thousands of Mexican farmers and workers took to the streets on Wednesday demanding the deal be scrapped.

Aug 16 2017

NAFTA talks must include discussion on fintech: Mexican negotiator

WASHINGTON Talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) must include a discussion of new financial services, a Mexican negotiator said on Wednesday, singling out so-called fintech companies rapidly gaining ground in the region.

Aug 16 2017

Slim's America Movil wins telecom battle in top Mexico court

MEXICO CITY Mexico's Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled billionaire Carlos Slim's telecommunications company America Movil should not be barred by law from charging competitors certain fees, prompting fears of a rollback of a sweeping antitrust reform.

Aug 16 2017

NAFTA talks must include discussion on fintech: Mexican negotiator

WASHINGTON Talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) must include a discussion of new financial services, a Mexican negotiator said on Wednesday, singling out so-called fintech companies rapidly gaining ground in the region.

Aug 16 2017

Mexico says it is too soon to bridge gulf on NAFTA views

WASHINGTON Mexico's economy minister on Wednesday said the first day of talks to rewrite a trade pact between the United States, Mexico and Canada produced no surprises and the three sides did not yield any ground on their positions.

Aug 16 2017

Oil producers signal offshore return in latest Gulf of Mexico auction

HOUSTON Major oil producers pushed up high bids at a Gulf of Mexico offshore auction to $121 million on Wednesday, a nearly seven-fold increase from a year ago, as their return to deep water exploration gained momentum.

Aug 16 2017

Key in NAFTA talks is 'not tearing apart what has worked': Mexico

WASHINGTON Mexico's Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said on Wednesday the issue with renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is "not tearing apart what has worked" but rather finding a way to make the agreement better.

Aug 16 2017

Mexican judge orders investigation of inquiries into extrajudicial killings

MEXICO CITY A Mexican judge has ordered the country's attorney general to investigate possible negligence in inquiries conducted into extrajudicial executions allegedly committed by the military in 2014, according to a decision announced on Tuesday.

Aug 15 2017
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Ten sailors missing after U.S. warship, tanker collide near Singapore

SINGAPORE Ten sailors are missing after a U.S. warship collided with an oil tanker east of Singapore before dawn on Monday, tearing a hole beneath the waterline and flooding compartments that include a crew sleeping area, the U.S. Navy said. | Video