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Group of nations to exhort Venezuela to revive 'democratic normality'

MEXICO CITY Mexico is working with several other nations in the Americas on a common position to urge Venezuela to reestablish "democratic normality," foreign minister Luis Videgaray said on Thursday, part of growing regional pressure on the South American nation.

Mexico inflation rises at fastest pace in nearly eight years

MEXICO CITY Mexican annual inflation rose at its fastest pace in nearly 8 years in early March, prompting central bank chief Agustin Carstens to hint at higher interest rates to combat an inflation "bubble" he said would subside later in the year.

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Mexico warns firms not in their interest to build border wall

MEXICO CITY Mexico's government on Tuesday warned Mexican companies that it would not be in their best "interests" to participate in the construction of U.S. President Donald Trump's border wall, though there will be no legal restrictions or sanctions to stop them if they tried.

Mar 22 2017

U.S. farm heartland lobbies to steer Trump away from Mexico trade war

GARNER, Iowa/MEXICO CITY Farmers in the U.S. agricultural heartland that helped elect Donald Trump are now pushing his administration to avoid a trade dispute with Mexico, fearing retaliatory tariffs that could hit over $3 billion in U.S. exports. | Video

Mar 22 2017

Mexico suspends imports of Brazilian meat, poultry amid health concerns

MEXICO CITY Mexico has suspended all meat and poultry imports from Brazil since March 19, the government said Tuesday, dealing another blow to the world's top beef and poultry exporter amid growing concerns about the quality of those products.

Mar 21 2017

Mexico drug war investigators unearth 47 more skulls in mass graves

MEXICO CITY Investigators unearthed the skulls of 47 more suspected victims of Mexico's drug war in Veracruz state, just days after uncovering 250 skulls at a separate mass grave used by drug cartels, the state's attorney general said on Sunday.

Mar 20 2017

Mexican parents, not authorities, led search for drug-war mass grave

VERACRUZ, Mexico A group of bereaved parents who overcame government apathy to uncover one of the largest mass graves in the dark history of Mexico's drug war have also exposed the government's slow progress in attending to rights abuses and victims.

Mar 17 2017

Canada, Mexico can integrate supply chain much more: minister

MONTERREY, Mexico There is plenty of scope for Mexico and Canada to deepen supply chain integration, Canada's trade minister said on Friday, in the latest nod to boosting North American industry in the face of U.S. President Donald Trump's pledge to boost jobs.

Mar 17 2017

Country-specific rules of origin in NAFTA unacceptable: Mexico

MONTERREY, Mexico Country-specific rules of origin within the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) would be "totally unacceptable", Mexico's Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said on Friday.

Mar 17 2017

U.S. border tax would likely violate WTO rules: Mexico minister

MONTERREY, Mexico A border adjustment tax (BAT) under discussion in the United States would discriminate against imports and likely violate World Trade Organization rules, Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said on Friday at an event in Monterrey.

Mar 17 2017

Stranded Haitian migrants seek new home on Mexico-U.S. border

TIJUANA, Mexico Kneeling on a patch of flat earth with a shovel in hand, Thea Nonce Jean tips cement where a floor is about to be laid.

Mar 16 2017

Activists urge U.S. boycott of Mexican shrimp to save rare porpoise

MEXICO CITY Conservation organizations on Thursday called on U.S. consumers and seafood companies to boycott Mexican shrimp as part of a last-ditch campaign to save a rare porpoise teetering on the verge of extinction.

Mar 16 2017

Investigators find more than 250 skulls in Mexico graves

MEXICO CITY Investigators have so far recovered more than 250 skulls from unmarked graves at a site in an eastern Mexican state where drug gangs long buried their victims with impunity, a senior official in the local government said on Tuesday.

Mar 16 2017

In Trump era, some Mexican migrants head north - to Canada

REYNOSA, Mexico/TORONTO Shortly after crossing the Rio Grande into the gang-infested border city of Reynosa, dozens of Mexicans deported during U.S President Donald Trump's first days in office said they would soon try to head north again - but this time to Canada. | Video

Mar 16 2017

In Trump era, some Mexican migrants head north - to Canada

REYNOSA, Mexico/TORONTO Shortly after crossing the Rio Grande into the gang-infested border city of Reynosa, dozens of Mexicans deported during U.S President Donald Trump's first days in office said they would soon try to head north again - but this time to Canada. | Video

Mar 16 2017

U.S.-Mexico border wall could boost cement industry: Cemex

MEXICO CITY The cement industry will potentially grow from U.S. President Donald Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico and his infrastructure spending plan, the Cemex company said at an investor presentation on Thursday.

Mar 16 2017

Mexico presidential hopeful files complaint against Trump wall

MEXICO CITY Mexican presidential hopeful Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador filed a complaint with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights on Wednesday against U.S. President Donald Trump's planned border wall and his administration's treatment of immigrants.

Mar 15 2017

Trump trade adviser strikes conciliatory tone on Mexico; peso firms

WASHINGTON One of U.S. President Donald Trump's most protectionist trade advisers struck a more conciliatory tone with Mexico on Wednesday, saying he wanted the two countries and Canada to form a regional manufacturing "powerhouse" with stricter rules of origin.

Mar 15 2017

Small Mexican company wants to light Trump's border wall

MEXICO CITY Among the hundreds of companies expressing interest in helping to build U.S. President Donald Trump's southern border wall, one four-member concern stands out: It is from Mexico.

Mar 14 2017

Mexico bans two soccer players for a year after referee attacks

MEXICO CITY Two South American players with top Mexican clubs were banned for a year by the country's soccer federation on Monday after a review of lesser punishments handed down to them last week that sparked a referees strike.

Mar 13 2017
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UK parliament attacker named as British-born Khalid Masood

LONDON The attacker who killed three people near parliament in London before being shot dead was named on Thursday as British-born Khalid Masood, who was once investigated by MI5 intelligence officers over concerns about violent extremism. | Video