Tag Archive | Mexico

Canada increasingly convinced Trump will pull out of NAFTA

Canada increasingly convinced Trump will pull out of NAFTA

LONDON, Ontario – Canada is increasingly convinced that President Donald Trump will soon announce the United States intends to pull out of NAFTA, two government sources said on Wednesday, sending the Canadian and Mexican currencies lower and hurting stocks. The comments cast further doubt on prospects for talks to modernize the trilateral North American Free […]

La UE fracasa en cerrar el acuerdo comercial con Mercosur este año

La UE fracasa en cerrar el acuerdo comercial con Mercosur este año

Bruselas confía en concluir tratados con México y con el gigante sudamericano en 2018. A la UE se le resisten los acuerdos comerciales con Latinoamérica. En plena euforia librecambista como contrapeso al proteccionismo de Donald Trump, Europa quiso aprovechar el vacío estadounidense para acelerar todos los tratados de libre comercio que tenía en la recámara. Los […]

Migrants stranded as Panama closes its border

Migrants stranded as Panama closes its border

Had Andy tried to cross into Panama a few days earlier, he might be in the United States by now. Instead, Andy, a 46-year-old Cuban computer technician, is holed up in a warehouse with more than 100 other migrants in the small Colombian town of Turbo, unsure how to continue his journey to the United […]

Pope urges Mexico to fight for justice

Pope urges Mexico to fight for justice

Mexicans should battle against corruption and grisly drug gang violence, Pope Francis urged on Wednesday, just days before he is set to make his first tour of some of Mexico’s most violence-scarred regions as pontiff. Blighted by endemic corruption and cartel violence that have killed well over 100,000 people in the past decade, Mexico is […]

México autoriza activistas a cultivar marijuana

México autoriza activistas a cultivar marijuana

O Supremo Tribunal do México autorizou um grupo de activistas a cultivar marijuana para consumo próprio, abrindo a porta ao uso recreativo da droga no país. Os magistrados aprovaram a proposta de quatro membros da Sociedade Mexicana para o Uso Pessoal Responsável e Tolerante, por quatro votos contra um. A decisão autoriza os quatro activistas […]

Raid on drug “super tunnel” on USA-Mexico border

Raid on drug “super tunnel” on USA-Mexico border

Smugglers on the U.S.-Mexico border have become so sophisticated in moving drugs that one “super tunnel” raided this week featured a railway. The tunnel stretched the length of eight football fields, from a Tijuana warehouse to a San Diego warehouse, and had a rail system, lighting, electricity, and metal beams to prevent a cave-in. Authorities […]

Mexico arrests key figures in escape of “El Chapo”

Mexico arrests key figures in escape of “El Chapo”

Mexican officials have arrested the “principal planner” and five other suspects behind the brazen jail break by the world’s most-wanted drug boss, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, Mexico’s attorney general said on Wednesday. Guzman, the head of the Sinaloa drug cartel, escaped from a maximum security prison in July through a tunnel leading from the shower […]