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Mexican TV networks to provide home learning for students as schools stay shut

03 Aug 2020

MEXICO CITY Mexican students will be educated in the next academic year through a home-learning program broadcast by major networks such as TV Azteca until a drop in coronavirus infections allows for schools to be reopened, the government said on Monday.

UPDATE 3-Mexico could return to pre-pandemic economic activity in 2022 -central banker

30 Jul 2020

MEXICO CITY, July 29 Mexico's battered economy may not recover to levels seen before the coronavirus crisis until 2022 as it is poised to suffer the biggest quarterly contraction on record, a member of the Mexican central bank's board said on Wednesday.

Mexico credit rating at risk if Pemex, CFE debt keeps rising: S&P

23 Jul 2020

MEXICO CITY Ratings agency S&P said on Thursday it would be difficult for Mexico to maintain its sovereign investment grade rating if debts keep rising at state-oil company Petroleos Mexicanos and the state power company, the Comision Federal de Electricidad.

Mexico to boost worker pensions, strikes deal with employers

23 Jul 2020

MEXICO CITY Mexican workers will get a major boost in their retirement benefits after the government and private sector ironed out the details of a pension reform that is expected to become law by early next year, the Finance Ministry said on Wednesday.

Exclusive: Mexico eager to lure firms from Asia under new trade deal

21 Jul 2020

MEXICO CITY Mexico has spoken to a host of foreign companies, particularly steelmakers, in an effort to lure business from Asia to capitalize on a new North American trade deal, Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said on Monday.

Ford says restrictions at Mexico plants 'not sustainable'

10 Jul 2020

MEXICO CITY Ford Motor Co on Thursday said new staffing restrictions imposed on plants producing car parts in the Mexican state of Chihuahua were "not sustainable," the latest sign U.S. automakers are still reeling from coronavirus lockdowns in Mexico.

REFILE-UPDATE 3-Ford says restrictions at Mexico plants 'not sustainable'

10 Jul 2020

MEXICO CITY, July 9 Ford Motor Co on Thursday said new staffing restrictions imposed on plants producing car parts in the Mexican state of Chihuahua were "not sustainable," the latest sign U.S. automakers are still reeling from coronavirus lockdowns in Mexico.

Latin America's COVID-19 deaths seen hitting nearly 390,000 by October

25 Jun 2020

MEXICO CITY The death toll from the coronavirus in Latin America is expected to skyrocket to 388,300 by October, with Brazil and Mexico seen accounting for two-thirds of fatalities as other nations in the region contain their outbreaks, researchers said on Wednesday.

Latin America's COVID-19 deaths seen hitting nearly 390,000 by October

25 Jun 2020

MEXICO CITY The death toll from the coronavirus in Latin America is expected to skyrocket to 388,300 by October, with Brazil and Mexico seen accounting for two-thirds of fatalities as other nations in the region contain their outbreaks, researchers said on Wednesday.

Mexican president's airport project pushes full steam ahead despite coronavirus

16 Jun 2020

ZUMPANGO, Mexico Mexico's economy has virtually ground to a halt and is bleeding jobs in the pandemic lockdown, but tens of thousands of workers at a flagship government airport have not skipped a beat, toiling around the clock north of Mexico City to keep it on schedule.

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