- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsJul 31 03:48 PM
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Advocates for migrants said Friday they filed 15 complaints against Mexican government officials for allegedly extorting Cubans passing through en route to the United States and have documented hundreds of similar cases.
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsJul 31 05:38 PM
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Residents of a heavily Indian area have approved the installation of a huge wind power project in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec in southern Mexico, the Oaxaca state government said Friday.
- AFP via Yahoo! SportsJul 31 11:01 AM
Mexico's former football manager Miguel Herrera, who was fired this week after allegedly punching a reporter, is under investigation over whether he broke election laws by tweeting his support for a party. Prosecutors are seeking to question Herrera over his tweets in favor of the Green Party during the June 7 midterm election, an official in the attorney general's office told AFP on Friday ...
- Reuters via Yahoo! FinanceJul 30 03:57 PM
Mexico substantially bolstered its intervention program on Thursday in an effort to defend the peso as the central bank warned that the currency could slump further after a recent string of record lows. The currency commission, run jointly by the finance ministry and the central bank, said it would increase daily dollar auctions just as the country's central bank, Banco de Mexico, announced it...
- Fox NewsJul 31 11:17 AM
A couple of tourists walk on the beach at sunset in Playa del Carmen, south of Cancún, Mexico. (AP Photo/Guillermo Arias) Despite warning from the State Department of threats of kidnappings and violence, drug cartel bosses on the loose and regions with some of the worst rates of violent crime in the Hemisphere, U.S. travelers are still flocking to Mexico in droves.
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsJul 31 02:48 PM
A rural village in northern Mexico is reeling after a truck lost control and crushed into a crowd of pilgrims, with six of the 26 dead related to one devastated farmer. Around 10 of the dead were from Santa Rosa, a village of modest homes surrounded by fields of corns and beans so remote that cellphone connection is weak. One man, Jesus Solis Garza, lost two children, a grandson and three ...
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsJul 29 12:52 AM
By Carlos Calvo MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Miguel Herrera, Mexico's national soccer team coach, was fired on Tuesday, a day after he allegedly punched a reporter who had criticized his team's performance in the recent Copa America and Gold Cup tournaments. "After evaluating the situation and listening to everyone that makes up this family, I've made the decision to remove Miguel Herrera from his ...
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsJul 30 02:03 PM
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's central bank said Thursday it will increase dollar auctions from $52 million to $200 million per day through the end of September to stabilize the badly weakened peso.
- BloombergJul 30 11:21 AM
Mexico’s central bank kept borrowing costs unchanged at a record low for a ninth straight meeting as growth in Latin America’s second-largest economy remains weak and policy makers await a U.S. interest-rate increase.
- Reuters via Yahoo! FinanceJul 29 10:00 PM
Mexico's central bank is expected to hold borrowing costs steady on Thursday but signal that it is ready to follow the U.S. Federal Reserve with an interest rate hike to prop up a slumping peso. All 24 analysts polled by Reuters expect Banco de Mexico to hold its key rate at 3.0 percent on July 30, thanks to tame inflation and despite a dramatic tumble in the peso to a new record low this month...
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