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Donald Trump to stick with Nafta free trade pact – for now

The White House says the president will ‘renegotiate’ the controversial deal with Canada and Mexico The White House has announced that the United States will not unilaterally withdraw from Nafta, the landmark free trade agreement with...Show More Summary

Mexican bank intervenes after woman, 116, 'too old' to receive card

Maria Félix went three months without the card she needs to collect welfare payment, but had cheque delivered in person when situation was uncovered Born at the turn of the past century, Maria Félix is old enough to remember the Mexican...Show More Summary

Interest doubles in annual aerospace fair

The Mexico Aerospace Fair, Famex for short, drew 231 exhibitors when it was first held two years ago. This year’s event, which is being inaugurated today by President Enrique Peña Nieto, has FULL STORY The post Interest doubles in annual aerospace fair appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Teachers to march in Oaxaca and Chiapas

As the month of May approaches the dissident CNTE teachers’ union is already planning, as it does every year, its protests and demonstrations leading up to  Teachers’ Day on May 15. FULL STORY The post Teachers to march in Oaxaca and Chiapas appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Tear gas used against Ayotzinapa protest

After a demonstration by parents of the 43 missing students from Ayotzinapa turned violent yesterday, federal forces used tear gas to control demonstrators. But that in turn generated a retaliation FULL STORY The post Tear gas used against Ayotzinapa protest appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Union boss’ properties worth 100mn pesos

The Nuevo León boss of Mexico’s largest union group is under investigation by the national division of his own organization for theft of union funds, according to a report by the FULL STORY The post Union boss’ properties worth 100mn pesos appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Sinaloa woman, 58, gives birth to twins

A 58-year-old woman gave birth to twins at a hospital in Culiacán, Sinaloa, and all three are reported in good health. The boy and girl were born prematurely at 33 FULL STORY The post Sinaloa woman, 58, gives birth to twins appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

At 116, María Félix too old for debit card

Seniors beware: once you reach the age of 110, your bank card may expire. That age restriction left a 116-year-old Jalisco woman without her pension, the only income she has with FULL STORY The post At 116, María Félix too old for debit card appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Stolen vehicles are shipped far and wide

Some of the 76,000 vehicles reported stolen last year in Mexico finished up in the Middle East, eastern Europe and Africa, says the Association of Mexican Insurance Companies, or AMIS. FULL STORY The post Stolen vehicles are shipped far and wide appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

How rich hippies and developers went to war over Instagram’s favourite beach

With its Mayan ruins and moonlight raves, Tulum has become Mexico’s hippest holiday destination. But a spate of violent evictions reveals a darker side Reviews of Uno Astrolodge, a boutique new age-style hotel on Mexico’s Caribbean coast, lean heavily on words such as “magic”, “paradise” and “peace”. Show More Summary

Mexico says Trump border wall 'an absolute waste of resources' – video

Mexico’s foreign minister Luis Videgaray unleashed uncharacteristically tough talk on the US president’s demand that Mexico pay for building a border wall, saying his government would pursue legal measures if its borders were infringed upon Continue reading...

Mexico talks tough to Trump as border wall funding appears to stall

Foreign minister called plans ‘hostile’ and an ‘absolute waste of money’, as Trump appears to back down on demand for funding from Congress Mexican foreign minister Luis Videgaray tore into the idea of building a border, calling it “unfriendly,...Show More Summary

Biogas plant proceeds at CDMX landfill site

A plan to build a biogas plant on the site of Bordo Poniente, formerly Mexico City’s largest landfill site, is set to go ahead, says city Mayor Miguel Ángel Mancera. The dump FULL STORY The post Biogas plant proceeds at CDMX landfill site appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Embezzling proceeds bought US real estate

A former governor of Aguascalientes was sentenced in January and again this month on charges of embezzlement and abuse of power. Yesterday it was revealed in a Texas court where FULL STORY The post Embezzling proceeds bought US real estate appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

From natural treasures to garbage dumps

They have been described as natural treasures but many of the cenotes, or sinkoles, found in the state of Yucatán have become convenient places to dump garbage. But cleanup efforts FULL STORY The post From natural treasures to garbage dumps appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Obesity epidemic in Latin America is 'frightening', says UN report

Two thirds of people in Mexico, Chile and Ecuador are now overweight or obese, driven by changing diets and more sedentary lifestyles More than two thirds of people living in Mexico, Chile and Ecuador are overweight or obese, costing...Show More Summary

MX overtakes Turkey in tourism numbers

Mexico has edged out Turkey to become the world’s eighth most popular tourist destination, according to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). Mexico moved up from ninth place in the organization’s World Tourism FULL STORY The post MX overtakes Turkey in tourism numbers appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

New import rules for used vehicles May 2

New rules for importing used vehicles into Mexico will go into effect May 2, the General Customs Administration (AGA) has announced. The intention is not to limit the number of vehicles FULL STORY The post New import rules for used vehicles May 2 appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Can Donald Trump better renegotiate Nafta? Yes, by bringing back TPP

Bringing more countries into Nafta will ease disputes and boost trade. Trouble is, the US had all those benefits – it was called the Trans Pacific Partnership Donald Trump’s administration says it is sticking with its campaign promise to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta). Show More Summary

Trump signals delay on border wall funding to avoid government shutdown

President tells conservative media his $1.4bn demand could be pushed to September, avoiding a spending freeze on his 100th day in office Donald Trump has indicated he is willing to delay his demand for funding of his Mexican border wall...Show More Summary

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