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New Mexican Ambassador to the U.S.

Mexico has appointed its third ambassador to the United States in less than a year. The government said in a statement on Friday that the new envoy to Washington would… Read more »

Slide in the peso currency was exaggerated: Carstens

Mexico’s central bank chief Agustin Carstens said that a recent increase in prices does not reflect a sustained pick-up in inflation and that the slide in the peso currency was… Read more »

911 starts up!

January 11, 2017 Mexico is finally getting a single, nationwide emergency number like the U.S. has, and the number is 911. Last Monday started to be available in Sinaloa, Guerrero,… Read more »

Mexico, US sign framework on electricity grid

January 9, 2017 U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz was in Mexico Saturday to sign a framework agreement on principles aimed at building the kind of cross-border electricity market with Mexico… Read more »

“New” Agreement to help the Economy

January 9, 2017 As a response to the protests throughout Mexico for the rise in gasoline prices, President Enrique Pena, announced today an Economic Agreement to support family well-being. Similar agreements has been… Read more »

American man arrested in shooting of U.S. official in Mexico

January 8, 2017 Mexican authorities have arrested a man believed to be responsible for the non-fatal shooting of a U.S. consulate employee in Guadalajara,  The suspect, at the time of… Read more »

US consular official shot in Guadalajara

January 7, 2016 A U.S. consular officer in Mexico was shot in his car Friday evening, and the FBI is offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the identification… Read more »

Who will pay for the wall?

Donald Trump said that Mexico would pay for his planned border wall “later” after Republican officials indicated Congress and US taxpayers would first foot the bill. The president-elect responded after… Read more »

Angry protests against fuel price increases

January 5, 2017 In most cities in Mexico, protesters have blockaded highways, looted shops and forced service stations to close in a wave of angry protests triggered by a hike… Read more »

Videgaray is back as Mexico’s Foreign Minister

January 5, 2017 Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has named the man behind his controversial meeting with Donald Trump last August to a new position as Foreign Minister, as the… Read more »

Gasoline prices will increase in 2017

Mexico is moving to end eight decades of government-controlled gasoline prices, a step that will lead to a big jump in prices at the pump and could prompt a backlash… Read more »

Ambassador says citizenship is the best protection for Mexicans in USA.

A month before the new Administration takes over in the US, the Mexican Ambassador in Washington, Carlos Sada stated that the citizenship for the millions of Mexican permanent residents in… Read more »

Mexico lifts key rate

Mexico raised borrowing costs more than expected in a forceful response to yesterday’s Federal Reserve rate rise, as policymakers look to jolt the peso from near record lows. Banco de… Read more »

Mexico expects an increase in asylum seekers

Mexico expects a sharp increase in people seeking asylum from Central America next year, fleeing gang warfare and poverty in their home countries, a senior official said on Thursday. There… Read more »

The China-Mexico relationship is back on again

China and Mexico pledged on Monday to deepen ties at a meeting between their top diplomats.   Chinese State Councillor Yang Jiechi met with Mexican Foreign Minister Claudia Ruiz Massieu… Read more »