Saturday, 22 February 2020

Tag Archives: Mexico

US, Mexico, Canada to sign deal finalizing trade agreement

MEXICO CITY: The United States, Mexico and Canada are expected to sign a deal finalizing their new trade agreement, capping more than two years of negotiations and paving the way to ratification. Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who will chair a meeting of officials from the three countries at ...

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Bolivia’s Morales says ready to return to ‘pacify’ country

MEXICO CITY: Bolivia’s exiled ex-president Evo Morales said he was ready to return to “pacify” his country amid weeks of unrest that led to his resignation. “If the people ask me, we are ready to return to pacify” Bolivia, the leftist leader said in a news conference in Mexico City, where ...

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Mexico grants Bolivia’s Evo Morales political asylum

Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard revealed that Mexico has granted former Bolivian President Evo Morales political asylum following his recent resignation. Mexico’s Ebrard further called for the Bolivian government to allow for Morales’ safe passage, stressing that the former president’s “personal integrity is not endangered.” The foreign minister, who previously indicated ...

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Five dead, including infants, following attack in Mexico

MEXICO CITY: At least five members of a family in northern Mexico, including two infants, were killed in an attack by unknown gunmen, a government source and local media said, in the latest case of grisly violence to hit the country. Mexican media reported that the victims belonged to the ...

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Five people killed in light plane crash in western Mexico

MEXICO CITY: Five people died in a crash of a light aeroplane in Mexico’s western Michoacan state, regional prosecutors said, citing preliminary data. “Employees of the prosecutor general’s office have been dispatched to the area of the Las Juntas community, in the Madero municipality, for probing a plane crash, which ...

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Mexican president defends retreat in face of cartel violence

CULIACAN: Mexican authorities say they backed off an attempt to capture a son of drug trafficker Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman after cartel gunmen shooting heavy weapons and burning vehicles that paralyzed the capital of Mexico’s Sinaloa state – apparently outgunning lawmen. Twenty-one people were wounded, state public security secretary Cristóbal ...

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Salma Hayek wants to protect Mexico’s image

HOLLYWOOD: Salma Hayek says she refrains from using social media to comment on problems in her native Mexico because she wants to protect the country’s image. During an appearance to promote her Netflix series Monarcha on a family’s tequila empire, the actress was asked why she doesn’t use her social ...

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Mexico frees 25 mass kidnapping victims in Cancun

CANCUN: Mexican authorities said they freed 25 people who were kidnapped from a call center in the resort city of Cancun in a suspected dispute between two partners who own the business. “Twenty-five people who were abducted were rescued in good health,” the police chief for the state of Quintana ...

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Images of drowned Salvadoran migrant and 2-year-old child stir outrage

CIUDAD VICTORIA (MEXICO) – Shocking images of a drowned Salvadoran migrant and his two-year-old daughter who died while trying to cross the Rio Grande river from Mexico to the United States have sparked outrage, underscoring the dangers faced by asylum-seekers. Twenty-five-year-old Oscar Martinez Ramirez fled El Salvador with his 21-year-old ...

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