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Volkswagen is halting production of the last version of its Beetle model this week at its plant in Puebla, Mexico. It’s the end of the road for a vehicle that has symbolized many things over a history spanning the eight decades since 1938. It has been: a part of Germany’s darkest hours as a never-realized...
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ATMJaDi is a new malware aimed at theft of ATMs, a practice known as jackpotting. The trojan is programmed to infect the banking network of a financial institution and track down machines to invade and control them remotely through a web-based program. According to Kaspersky analysis, ATMJaDi malware has been found in ATM machines in...
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Uber Technologies Inc is partnering with bank BBVA and payments processor Mastercard to launch a debit card for drivers in Mexico, an Uber executive said on Tuesday, the company’s latest gambit to promote banking in a country that runs on cash. “Uber supports the extension of financial services in the country,” Federico Ranero, Uber Mexico’s...
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Walmart’s Mexico unit has begun offering grocery delivery from its Superama stores via messaging service WhatsApp, the retailer said on Monday, in a new stab at attracting shoppers outside bricks-and-mortar supermarkets. WhatsApp, the free text-messaging service owned by social media platform Facebook, is ubiquitous throughout Mexico. Superama shoppers can text an order to a WhatsApp...
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Apple has asked its suppliers to study the possibility of transferring between 15 and 30 percent of its production capacity from China to Southeast Asian countries and Mexico. Several knowledgeable sources of these plans told Nikkei News that this effort is driven in part by trade tensions between the United States and China. But according...
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Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he spoke with Facebook Inc’s Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday, inviting the social media tycoon to partner with him in a bid to promote universal internet access in Mexico. Lopez Obrador posted on both Facebook and Twitter a short clip of his video conference with Zuckerberg in which the...
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Mexican business leaders will sign a pact with President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Thursday to foster investment, Mexico’s top business association said, potentially heralding an improvement in sometimes tense relations between the two sides. The Business Coordinating Council (CCE) said in a statement the accord to promote “investment and inclusive development” would be inked...
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The immediate outlook for Puerto Vallarta isn’t flattering, on the contrary, precautions are being taken for the economic slowdown that the country is going through and the impact on Puerto Vallarta, such as the reduction of 10 percent in hotel occupancy, said Carlos Elizondo Ramos, vice president of Coparmex Puerto Vallarta. “We have understood since...
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BMW sees no reason to change its plans for Mexico in the wake of U.S. threats to slap duties on Mexican imports, a board member of the German carmaker said on Thursday, adding the company sells cars globally despite tariffs placed by most countries on imported vehicles. The automaker also foresees no immediate change to...
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The Mexican economy will likely slip into recession this year if U.S. President Donald Trump follows through on a threat to impose tariffs on Mexican exports to the United States, a Reuters poll of market analysts showed on Wednesday. Last week, Trump vowed to slap escalating tariffs of 5% from June 10 on all goods...
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President Donald Trump said he expects to begin hitting Mexico with tariffs next week in a long-running dispute over illegal immigration, while Mexican officials predicted an agreement to avoid the penalties would be reached during upcoming negotiations. Trump said Tuesday that the parties would try to work something out, but continued to dangle the threat...
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The Mexican peso slumped to a five-month low and the cost of insuring exposure to Mexico’s sovereign debt rose to its highest in two months after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose 5% tariffs on all imports from its southern neighbor. The Mexican peso sank as much as 3% after Trump said the tariff...
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In a surprise announcement that could derail a major trade deal, President Donald Trump announced Thursday that he is slapping a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports, effective June 10, to pressure the country to do more to crack down on the surge of Central American migrants trying to cross the U.S. border. He said...
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Mexico central bank cut its outlook for growth in Latin America’s No. 2 economy in 2019 to a range of 0.8%-1.8% on Wednesday, citing both global and domestic risks to investment and consumer sentiment. In a quarterly inflation report, the bank said pressures on the economy, which contracted 0.2% in the first quarter compared to...
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Mexico’s Finance Ministry said on Monday it had blocked the bank accounts of the former chief executive of state oil firm Pemex, one of ex-President Enrique Pena Nieto’s closest advisers, for allegedly carrying out “illegal” financial operations. The ministry’s Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) identified the former CEO of Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) as Emilio Lozoya Austin....
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