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Mexican president blames murder of young girl on past governments

1:38am IST

MEXICO CITY Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Monday appeared to blame the murder of a seven-year-old girl on the neoliberal economic model, angering critics who say the government has failed to stem a wave of gender violence.

Mexico central bank: monetary policy depends on lower inflation consolidating

14 Feb 2020

MEXICO CITY, Feb 14 The path of Mexico's monetary policy will depend on the central bank's evaluation of whether upcoming data shows lower inflation is consolidating, Governor Alejandro Diaz de Leon said on Thursday.

UPDATE 4-Flagging weaker growth, Mexico central bank cuts interest rate again

14 Feb 2020

MEXICO CITY, Feb 13 Mexico's central bank cut its benchmark interest rate on Thursday for a fifth straight meeting, lowering it 25 basis points to 7.0% as expected, amid a backdrop of a stagnating economy and slightly above-target headline inflation.

Toyota to make more pickup trucks at Mexican plant in shift from U.S.

07 Feb 2020

APASEO EL GRANDE, Mexico Toyota Motor Corp will ramp up production at its new Mexican plant to 100,000 vehicles a year by 2021 in a major step to shift production of its popular mid-size Tacoma pickup truck to Mexico from the United States, the company said on Thursday.

Toyota plans to make 100,000 pickups a year at new Mexican plant

07 Feb 2020

APASEO EL GRANDE, Mexico, Feb 6 Toyota Motor Corp will ramp up production at its new Mexican plant to 100,000 vehicles a year by 2021, marking a major step to shift production of its popular Tacoma pickup truck to Mexico from the United States, the company said on Thursday.

'They're killing us!' attacked Mexican journalist asks president for justice

06 Feb 2020

MEXICO CITY A Mexican video blogger, wearing a black eye patch and with metal surgical pins lodged in his face after a murder attempt, confronted President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Wednesday about the dangers journalists face and demanded justice.

Murders in Mexico hit record as Lopez Obrador seeks justice system reform

21 Jan 2020

MEXICO CITY Mexico suffered its worst year for homicides in 2019, with a record 34,582 victims, official data showed on Monday, underscoring the challenge President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador faces while waging war on drug cartels.

Mexico's president doubles down on nationalist line: no oil auctions

09 Jan 2020

MEXICO CITY Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday his government was not contemplating reopening oil and gas auctions this year, ending hopes his left-leaning government will soon spur private investment in the energy sector.

Mexico carmaking faces rough 2020 as exports post first drop in decade

09 Jan 2020

MEXICO CITY Automotive exports from Mexico fell for the first time in a decade last year, dragged down by weak demand from outside the United States, and Mexican carmaking is likely to suffer fresh reversals in 2020, an industry group said on Wednesday.

Mexico accuses Bolivia of intimidating its diplomats in La Paz

24 Dec 2019

MEXICO CITY/SANTIAGO Mexico on Monday accused Bolivia of intimidating its diplomats while Bolivia said Mexico had hijacked a regional summit and dragged its feet in recognizing its new, conservative premier. 

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