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Tag: Mexico

  • Saturday, December 10th 2016 - 12:30 UTC

    Santander announces new investment in Mexico's banking market

    Santander Mexico CEO Hector Grisi announces new investment despite Trump-wave uncertainty

    Banco Santander has announced plans to invest 15 billion pesos ($735 million) in Mexico over the next three years despite market uncertainty as U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration draws nearer.

  • Monday, November 21st 2016 - 12:06 UTC

    Peña Nieto says Mexico willing to discuss NAFTA with Trump

    Enrique Peña Nieto will waive the Nafta flag to talks with Trump

    Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto is well aware of his country's need to take a new approach at bilateral relations with the United States under the coming Republican presidency of Donald Trump. “We’re at the stage of prioritizing dialogue as the path through which we may able to establish a new agenda for bilateral relations,” Peña Nieto said in Lima at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit.

  • Friday, November 4th 2016 - 07:14 UTC

    Trump not such an unlikely winner has Mexico drafting alternate plans

    Central Bank governor Agustín Carstens prepares for an “adverse” result in the US election.

    Central Bank governor and finance ministry are in the process of adjusting their economic policy should the Republican candidate be elected. Mexican Central Bank governor Agustín Carstens, notorious for having stated that a victory for Donald Trump would hit his country like a hurricane, admitted Thursday he is readying a contingency plan for an “adverse” election result in the United States' presidential elections.

  • Monday, September 26th 2016 - 10:56 UTC

    US Treasury Secretary on advisory visit to Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Mexico

     “Our message is very much one about the benefits of ongoing economic reforms, and disciplined economic policies in these economies,” the Treasury official said

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew will urge his counterparts in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Mexico to press ahead with economic and fiscal reforms aimed at restoring or strengthening growth, a senior Treasury official said on Friday. Lew will be visiting the four largest Latin American economies this week beginning with Argentina on Monday, recognizing efforts by President Mauricio Macri to reintegrate Argentina into the global economy.

  • Tuesday, September 13th 2016 - 10:44 UTC

    First OAS Electoral Observation Mission to the US next November 8

    Laura Chinchilla, the first woman president of Costa Rica, held office from 2010 to 2014. In 2015 she headed the OAS mission to Mexican federal elections.

    The former president of Costa Rica, Laura Chinchilla, will head the first Electoral Observation Mission that the OAS will deploy to the United States and that will observe the upcoming November 8 elections.

  • Monday, August 1st 2016 - 12:58 UTC

    Argentina and Mexico pledge to reach “absolute integration and free trade”

    Following a one hour private meeting the two presidents held a media conference and underlined the importance of “strengthening the ties” between the countries.

    Argentina and Mexico agree on the need to reach absolute integration and free trade, as part of the closer bilateral relations confirmed with the visit to Buenos Aires of Mexican head of state Enrique Peña Nieto.

  • Thursday, June 30th 2016 - 13:32 UTC

    A harmonious NAFTA Tres Amigos Summit pledges to combat protectionism and xenophobia

    Presidents Peña Nieto,Canadian PM Justin Trudeau and Obama finalized their reconciliation with the first North American leaders' summit since 2014

    United States, Canada and Mexico on Wednesday in Ottawa held their first summit after years of aloofness and held themselves up as an example against growing protectionist tendencies around the world.

  • Tuesday, May 3rd 2016 - 06:22 UTC

    First visit in ten years of UK foreign secretary to Mexico

    As the 15th largest economy in the world, “Mexico offers significant business and investment opportunities for Britain to our mutual benefit”, said Hammond

    The first visit in ten years to Mexico by a British Foreign Secretary is intended to reaffirm the close and growing relationship between the UK and Mexico. The talks follow the successful State Visit to the UK by President Peña Nieto in March 2015 and each country using 2015 to celebrate the other’s contributions in arts, culture and innovation.

  • Wednesday, March 2nd 2016 - 22:43 UTC

    US becomes a net natural gas exporter for a week with a shipment to Brazil

    But US is not expected to become a net exporter of gas on an annual basis until 2017 after more pipelines to Mexico and LNG export terminals enter service

    United States turned into a net natural gas exporter for a week after the first liquefied natural gas export from Cheniere Energy Inc's Sabine Pass terminal in Louisiana left for Brazil. The United States however is not expected to become a net exporter of gas on an annual basis until 2017 after more pipelines to Mexico and LNG export terminals enter service, according to federal energy estimates.

  • Saturday, January 9th 2016 - 07:20 UTC

    Mexican marines recapture drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzmán

    Mexico's marines caught Guzman in an operation at about 4:30 a.m. in the coastal city of Los Mochis in Sinaloa state

    Mexican authorities recaptured drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman in a bloody raid on Friday. “Mission Accomplished,” President Enrique Peña Nieto announced via Twitter. “We have him” in reference to the recapture of one of the world's most notorious and slippery criminals.