Julia Love

Uber pulls Latin American U-turn by joining taxi ranks

06 Aug 2020

MEXICO CITY/SANTIAGO Latin America's coronavirus crisis is forcing Uber to adopt the taxi model it was meant to drive off the streets of cities from Santiago to Medellin.

Mexican cartel shows its might as president visits its heartland

18 Jul 2020

MEXICO CITY A video depicting a sprawling military-style convoy of one of Mexico's most powerful drug cartels circulated on social networks on Friday just as President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador visited the group's heartland.

Special Report: Drug cartel ‘narco-antennas’ make life dangerous for Mexico’s cell tower repairmen

15 Jul 2020

MEXICO CITY The young technician shut off the electricity at a cellular tower in rural Mexico to begin some routine maintenance.

First coronavirus cases found in sprawling migrant camp at U.S. border

01 Jul 2020

MEXICO CITY Three asylum seekers have tested positive for coronavirus in a sprawling encampment steps from the U.S. border in Matamoros, Mexico, marking the first cases in a settlement that advocates have long viewed as vulnerable amid the pandemic.

First coronavirus case found in sprawling migrant camp at U.S. border

30 Jun 2020

MEXICO CITY, June 30 An asylum seeker has tested positive for coronavirus in a sprawling encampment steps from the U.S. border in Matamoros, Mexico, underscoring the challenges migrants face in protecting themselves from the pandemic.

'Don't look!': Mexican town shudders as quake strikes again

25 Jun 2020

MEXICO CITY When a major earthquake struck Mexico on Tuesday, panic swept through the coastal city of Juchitan as residents feared that much of what they had struggled to rebuild after a devastating 2017 temblor would return to rubble.

Exclusive: Mexican broadcaster Televisa to launch mobile phone service, challenging Slim

31 May 2020

MEXICO CITY Mexican broadcaster Televisa said on Sunday it will start offering mobile phone service, a bid to challenge billionaire Carlos Slim's America Movil, which has long dominated the country's telecommunications market.

'Flagrant violation': business groups pan new Mexican energy rules

18 May 2020

MEXICO CITY Mexico's top business lobbies over the weekend excoriated new rules to govern the electricity sector, arguing they will hit investor confidence and stunt growth in renewable energy, as tensions rise between the private sector and the government.

Mexican broadcaster Televisa grapples with steamy soaps in social-distancing era

07 May 2020

MEXICO CITY Some of the top creative minds at Mexican broadcaster Televisa are puzzling over an unexpected challenge: crafting their signature soap operas without a single love scene, or even a tender kiss.

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