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July 22, 2016
The President hosted President Enrique Pena Nieto of Mexico on July 22.  Mexico is one of the United States’ closest and most valued partners.  Our countries are economically entwined.  Mexico is our third largest trading partner, and on any given day more than $1.5 billion in bilateral trade crosses our border.  We are working together...
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At least half the land needed to create Mexico’s new special economic zones is not federally owned, and will need to be acquired in some way, the official assigned to develop them said on Friday, ruling out expropriations. In May, President Enrique Pena Nieto signed a new law targeting underdeveloped states in southern Mexico that...
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droned
Science Channel invites viewers see the world through a different lens when DRONED premieres Friday, July 22 at 6PM. The series is shot on location in countries that include Bahamas, Mexico, Barbados, Canada and the U.S., and follows a drone company and its high profile clients while exploring the impact of drones, giving audiences a...
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Mexico’s annual inflation rate rose faster than expected in early July, driven up by higher gasoline prices, but it was still below the central bank’s target. Inflation in the 12 months through mid-July rose to 2.72 percent MXCPHI=ECI, the national statistics institute said on Friday. That was above a forecast of 2.66 percent in a...
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A U.S. senator who advocates sugar reform is pressing the Department of Commerce to seek public feedback on any sugar trade deal it negotiates with Mexico in talks now under way, according to a letter sent on Thursday. Democrat Jeanne Shaheen raised concerns in a letter seen by Reuters that a controversial 2014 trade agreement...
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The morning after Donald Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination, President Barack Obama on Friday opened the White House to Mexico’s president, who has blamed the GOP candidate for damaging relations with the U.S. with his rhetoric about Mexicans bringing drugs and crime to America and being rapists. President Enrique Pena Nieto’s visit comes less...
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Tropical Storm Georgette has become the seventh named Pacific storm during the month of July. Georgette has formed along the side of Tropical Storm Frank as they move north-northwest. There are currently no coastal warnings issues in Mexico however southern Baja California Sur should monitor the progress of Frank. The center of Tropical Storm Georgette...
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