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Pelosi says 'moving ahead' on trade deal; Mexico optimistic

27 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY The U.S. House of Representatives is proceeding with work on a trade agreement with Mexico and Canada, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday, allaying worries an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump would delay approval of the deal.

Time for Pemex to step up to fend off downgrade, deputy finance minister says

13 Sep 2019

MEXICO CITY After a $5 billion government lifeline to pay off debt, Mexico's struggling state oil company Pemex must now do its part to fend off a threatened credit downgrade by keeping promises to increase production and lowering costs, a top official said.

UPDATE 2-Time for Pemex to step up to fend off downgrade, deputy finance minister says

13 Sep 2019

MEXICO CITY, Sept 12 After a $5 billion government lifeline to pay off debt, Mexico's struggling state oil company Pemex must now do its part to fend off a threatened credit downgrade by keeping promises to increase production and lowering costs, a top official said.

As Mexico finance minister departs, tycoon's role in government raises questions

11 Jul 2019

MEXICO CITY At the heart of former finance minister Carlos Urzua's abrupt exit from the Mexican government was a dispute with President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's chief of staff, a millionaire who has placed business associates in influential government posts.

Mexico and U.S. try new trade fix to win over Democrats: official

05 Jul 2019

MEXICO CITY Mexico is working closely with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to close a loophole in the new North American trade deal, aimed at satisfying demands of U.S. Democratic lawmakers for tougher labor and environmental provisions, a senior Mexican official said.

U.S. ramps up Mexico asylum returns, Trump confirms 'safe third country' plan

15 Jun 2019

MEXICO CITY/EL PASO, Texas The United States has doubled the number of asylum seekers it sends back each day to Mexico from El Paso, Texas, a Mexican immigration official said on Friday, in the first sign of action following a deal struck to avert U.S. tariffs last week.

Mexico draws red line on asylum as Trump tariff risk rises

04 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY Mexico said on Monday it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with the Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if Mexico does not crack down on illegal immigration. | Video

Reeling from tariff threat, Mexico begins immigration talks in Washington

03 Jun 2019

MEXICO CITY Fighting to stave off punitive tariffs announced by U.S. President Donald Trump, a senior Mexican delegation was set to begin high level talks on Monday in Washington, where it will be pushed to do more to hold back Central American migrants. | Video

Mexico eyes steps to cut immigrant flows to U.S. border, official says

01 Jun 2019

MEXICO CITY Mexico wants to sharpen existing measures in its bid to narrow a flood of Central American migrants to the U.S. border, a top Mexican official said on Friday, ahead of planned meetings in Washington over tariffs threatened by President Donald Trump.

Trump vows rapid, high tariffs on Mexico unless illegal immigration ends

31 May 2019

WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY U.S. President Donald Trump, responding to a surge of illegal immigrants across the southern border, vowed on Thursday to impose a tariff on all goods coming from Mexico, starting at 5% and ratcheting much higher until the flow of people ceases. | Video

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