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Trump administration loses bid to lift bar on funds for US-Mexico border wa...

07 July, 2019 9:40 am 9:40 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A federal appeals court has refused to lift an injunction barring the Trump administration from using $2.5 billion intended for the fight against illegal narcotics to build a wall along the southern US border with Mexico. The ruling was another setback in President Donald Trump’s effort to construct a border wall, one … Read More



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Mother, wife of drowned Salvadoran migrants awaits their repatriation

06 June, 2019 11:31 am 11:31 am

SAN LUIS TALPA, El Salvador (Reuters) – Days after she lost her small daughter and husband to the treacherous currents of the Rio Grande, Tania Vanessa Avalos, 23, arrived back in El Salvador to await her family’s return — in coffins. Oscar Martinez, 25, and, Angie Valeria, just shy of 2 years old, died on … Read More



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Migrants rush to enter Mexico ahead of security crackdown demanded by Trump

06 June, 2019 12:04 pm 12:04 pm

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (Reuters) – Central American migrants eager to beat a crackdown by Mexico on its southern border with Guatemala scrambled into the country as the government prepared to send thousands of National Guard members to plug gaps in the porous frontier. Mexico has agreed with the United States to demonstrate by late July … Read More



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Trump is confident Mexico will enforce new immigration deal

06 June, 2019 9:01 am 9:01 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump predicted Mexico would strongly enforce a new deal under which it agreed to expand a controversial asylum programme and boost security on its southern border to stem Central American migrants trying to reach the United States. The deal, announced on Friday after three days of negotiations in Washington, … Read More



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Trump calls off tariffs on Mexico after deal on migration

06 June, 2019 8:22 am 8:22 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States and Mexico reached a deal to avert a tariff war, with Mexico pledging to take “strong measures” to contain the migration of mostly Central Americans crossing the southern US border, a surge in recent months that has overwhelmed US resources. US President Donald Trump, who has continually railed against … Read More



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BMW sells cars globally despite tariffs: board member

06 June, 2019 8:38 am 8:38 am

SAN LUIS POTOSI, Mexico (Reuters) – BMW sees no reason to change its plans for Mexico in the wake of US threats to slap duties on Mexican imports, a board member of the German carmaker said adding the company sells cars globally despite tariffs placed by most countries on imported vehicles. The automaker also foresees … Read More



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Asia markets cautious as Trump presses Mexico on trade

06 June, 2019 8:30 am 8:30 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares got off to a hesitant start on Thursday as investors feared a looming US trade war with Mexico would further depress global growth, even as they wagered central banks would have to respond with fresh stimulus. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dipped 0.01% in sparse early trade. … Read More



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Mexico urges Trump to back down on unfair tariff threat

05 May, 2019 11:39 pm 11:39 pm

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s president on Friday urged his US counterpart Donald Trump to back down from threats to impose tariffs on its exports to the United States, in a dispute over migration that could create a major economic shock for Mexico. Trump said he will introduce punitive tariffs on June 10 if Mexico … Read More



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US lifts tariffs on Canadian, Mexican metals in boost for trade pact

05 May, 2019 8:33 am 8:33 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States struck deals to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada and Mexico, the three governments said, removing a major obstacle to legislative approval of a new North American trade pact. The separate agreements, which will not impose US quotas on Canadian and Mexican metals shipments, will also … Read More



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No survivors found in Mexico crash of jet carrying 13 people

05 May, 2019 11:58 am 11:58 am

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – A plane crash in a remote mountain region in northern Mexico claimed the lives of all 13 people on board, including a family of five that were flying back from watching a boxing match in Las Vegas, authorities and local media said on Monday. The wreckage of the plane that took … Read More



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Mexico eyes fresh US targets for tariffs to pressure Trump over steel

03 March, 2019 8:29 am 8:29 am

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s government threatened to slap duties on new US products in retaliation for the Trump administration’s steel and aluminum tariffs as it seeks to turn up pressure on Washington to exempt it from the measures. US President Donald Trump set tariffs of 25 percent on imported steel and 10 percent on … Read More



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Trump storms out of talks on shutdown, bemoans ‘total waste of time&#...

01 January, 2019 9:46 am 9:46 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump stormed out of talks with Democratic congressional leaders on Wednesday over funding for a border wall with Mexico and reopening the government, complaining the meeting at the White House was “a total waste of time.” On the 19th day of a partial government shutdown caused by the dispute … Read More



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Trump demands US border wall, sidesteps declaring emergency

01 January, 2019 9:03 am 9:03 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump called on Congress on Tuesday to give him $5.7 billion this year to help build a wall on the US border with Mexico but stopped short of declaring a national emergency to pay for the wall with military funds. Facing Democratic opposition in Congress to a wall, Trump said … Read More



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US consulate in Mexico attacked with grenade, no injuries

12 December, 2018 9:21 am 9:21 am

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican authorities are investigating an apparent grenade attack on the US consulate in the city of Guadalajara, officials said , underscoring the security challenges facing Mexico’s new president. The attack took place ahead of the swearing in of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador later in the day. No one was killed … Read More



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US, Canada, Mexico sign trade deal, Trump shrugs off Congress hurdle

12 December, 2018 9:24 am 9:24 am

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – The United States, Canada and Mexico signed a North American trade pact , with President Donald Trump brushing aside concerns that he could face difficulties getting the deal through the US Congress. The leaders of the three countries agreed on a deal in principle to replace the North American Free Trade … Read More



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