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September 23, 2018
US, Mexico 'very, very close' to reaching deal without Canada
Kevin Hassett, chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, speaks during a briefing on September 10 at the White House in Washington, D.C. Hassett said on Friday that the US was "very, very close" to signing a trade deal with Mexico but not Canada. Trade observers say it’s likely that Canada intends to use every...
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Children's remains found in Mexican mass graves
Tiny pants for a baby no older than 6 months and shiny pink sandals for a toddler are among the personal items that have turned up at mass graves in the Gulf state of Veracruz, driving home the brutality of rising violence in Mexico . Mexican authorities have found remains of children along with adults...
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Adviser says US close to Mexico-only NAFTA deal, Canada unmoved
Trump admin official says that the US is ‘very, very close’ to signing a trade deal without Canada Texas Republican Kevin Brady, head of the influential House Ways and Means committee, says the two sides are "close enough" and Canada needs to "step it up" and get on board by joining the agreement in principle...
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Cozumel: an insider’s guide to Mexico’s Caribbean jewel
Most people visit Mexico’s Isla Cozumel for one of two reasons: to scuba dive, or to kill time with food and drink before their cruise ship takes off again. Every day, up to ten cruise ships – each with several thousand passengers – will dock on the island and unleash a barrage of crowds to...
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Tiny pants for a baby no older than 6 months and shiny pink sandals for a toddler are among the personal items that have turned up at mass graves in the Gulf state of Veracruz, driving home the brutality of rising violence in Mexico. Mexican authorities have found remains of children along with adults in...
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Mexico’s next president could be on a collision course with Trump over immigration
Mexico’s president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador says Mexico should no longer do Washington’s “dirty work” by catching Central Americans “fleeing violence and misery.” (Henry Romero/Reuters) MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s incoming president, a relentless critic of the ruling elite, has voiced no objection to the free-trade deal its current government brokered with the United States. On...
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GUADALAJARA, Mexico – A folk ballet made up of men and women of the LBGTTTI community in the western Mexican state of Jalisco is determined to fight discrimination and instill respect for sexual diversity while preserving Mexican traditions. The inclusive group is made up of those who feel free to dance dressed as charros or...
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Federal officials unveil plans for four-mile, 18-foot-tall wall on Texas-Mexico border
EL PASO — For years, Raul Martinez has enjoyed the view of his native Ciudad Juárez from his modest apartment complex on the south side of this border city. In a few months he could be forced to peer through an 18-foot-tall fence to get the same vantage point. That’s the reality for residents of...
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An Ancient Ballgame Makes A Comeback In Mexico
View Slideshow 1 of 5 At the end of practice at the Xochikalli cultural center in Mexico City, ulama ballgame players perform a brief dedication to Aztec gods. Drums rumble between the stone walls lining the court. An ancient ritual is underway. The smell of incense wafts across the concrete, as wiry men and a...
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Lower taxes, cheaper gas: What do the Mexican president-elect's policies mean for the border?
Mexicos’s President-elect AMLO visits Mexicali Palm Springs Desert Sun (Photo: Omar Ornelas,The Desert Sun-USA TODAY NETWORK, ) A farmer who grows cotton and wheat in the Mexicali Valley said fertilizer and diesel are more expensive in Mexicali than they are on the northern side of the border. A businesswoman said high taxes and the high...
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He reported threats against his life. This week, he became the ninth journalist killed in Mexico this year
Two years ago, Mexican journalist Mario Gomez Sanchez went to police and told them he was afraid for his life. Gomez, who worked at a newspaper in the southern state of Chiapas, said he had been threatened on Facebook by the driver of a member of Congress whom Gomez had accused of corruption in a...
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Expats Feel at Home in Mexico; InterNations Survey
Expats living in Mexico (TYT) InterNations.org recently released the results of its 2018 Expat Insider Survey, which ranks the best countries for expat living. Now in its fifth edition, Expat Insider is among the biggest surveys worldwide to inquire into the living situation and happiness of expatriates. In order to complete the survey, they asked...
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