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Ex-governor will fight phony drug claims

The former Veracruz governor implicated in a fake chemotherapy drug scandal has resigned his post as Mexican consul in Barcelona, Spain. Fidel Herrera, governor from 2004 until 2010, told the newspaper El FULL STORY The post Ex-governor will fight phony drug claims appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Gas price protests are still drawing crowds

Three weeks later, Mexicans are still taking to the streets in protest against the January 1 increase in gasoline and diesel prices. There were demonstrations in at least 21 states FULL STORY The post Gas price protests are still drawing crowds appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Consumers shafted for gasoline, tortillas

Gas stations, propane distributors and tortilla vendors have been in the sights of the federal consumer protection agency, which has levied fines of 21 million pesos for short liters, incomplete FULL STORY The post Consumers shafted for gasoline, tortillas appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Oaxaca state has been sent to collections

Debts adding up to millions of pesos owed by the state of Oaxaca are in the hands of a collection agency. Governor Alejandro Murat charged during a speech Saturday that FULL STORY The post Oaxaca state has been sent to collections appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Mexico and Canada prepare for trade talks

President Enrique Peña Nieto and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau agreed during a telephone conversation yesterday to work together to continue pushing for the economic integration of North America, the FULL STORY The post Mexico and Canada prepare for trade talks appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Sorry, Mr Trump, but the futures of Mexico and the US are interlocked | Aristóteles Sandoval Díaz

Both countries would benefit from better communication and increased cooperation. Building a wall along our border is a toxic symbol of mistrust The global political landscape is going through seismic changes. From the vote for Brexit to the election of Donald Trump, we are living in unpredictable times. Show More Summary

Students develop oats-based packaging

Two students from the Technological University of the Central Valleys of Oaxaca (UTVCO) have developed a biodegradable polymer out of oat starch that could replace plastic packaging. Engineering students Esbeydhy Oyuky FULL STORY The post Students develop oats-based packaging appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Stop signs, red lights have limited effect

In some areas of the world they are called sleeping policeman, while north of the border they are called speed bumps and are normally only found in parking lots. In FULL STORY The post Stop signs, red lights have limited effect appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

New cartel operates in Cancún, Riviera Maya

A new year, a new cartel. Yet unnamed, the new criminal organization operates in the Cancún and Riviera Maya areas of Quintana Roo, according to a high-ranking Army official. “There is effectively an FULL STORY The post New cartel operates in Cancún, Riviera Maya appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Women in Mexico join march against Trump

Women in Mexico joined others in Washington, D.C., today for the Women’s March on Washington, an event that was initially intended to share concern over Donald Trump’s election as United FULL STORY The post Women in Mexico join march against Trump appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

‘Surprised’ El Chapo arrives in New York

Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán appeared in a New York court yesterday where he entered a not-guilty plea to 17 drugs and weapons charges. The longtime head of FULL STORY The post ‘Surprised’ El Chapo arrives in New York appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

State to build schools for troubled youths

Nuevo León Governor Jaime Rodríguez has announced the construction of four militarized preparatory schools in the state to “discipline” troubled youths. “Nuevo León cannot continue losing its youths to rebelliousness or FULL STORY The post State to build schools for troubled youths appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Puerto Vallarta to get flights from Finland

Mexican tourism officials are hoping a new flight from Finland to Puerto Vallarta will help open a new market. Finnair will begin offering weekly flights next November from Helsinki, the FULL STORY The post Puerto Vallarta to get flights from Finland appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Designers see market for light-duty truck

A new, made-in-Mexico light-duty electric truck was presented this week in Mexico City, the result of a joint effort by a university and private enterprise. The vehicle can carry up to 1.5 tonnes and travel FULL STORY The post Designers see market for light-duty truck appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Banderas landowners continue their fight

Community landowners in Bahía de Banderas, Nayarit, have been fighting for 60 years for the return of what they say is their land, now home to gated communities, shopping centers FULL STORY The post Banderas landowners continue their fight appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Mexico must look for stronger leadership

Many Mexicans dislike the leader of the left-wing party called Morena, but Andrés Manuel López Obrador may represent the kind of firm leadership that Mexico wants in the face of FULL STORY The post Mexico must look for stronger leadership appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Mexico braced for exodus to US as ‘Trump effect’ hurts the peso

Donald Trump is actually giving Mexican workers more reason to head to the US, not less In Mexico it is known as “el efecto Trump”: a barrage of taunts and tweets that rattle the economy and hammer the peso. For the new president, it is part of a strategy to pressure companies to move jobs back to the United States. Show More Summary

A murder house, a gold AK-47 and $1m bribes: how El Chapo built Sinaloa cartel

Joaquín Guzmán is on trial in the US for running the world’s biggest narcotic operation but the Mexican kingpin’s removal is unlikely to stem the flow of drugs Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán combined brutality, business sense and bling to build a multibillion-dollar international drug trafficking empire. Show More Summary

Trump's Mexico bashing may backfire if peso plunge forces poor migrants north

In one of the first great ironies of his imminent presidency, Donald Trump has given impoverished Mexicans more reason to migrate to the US In Mexico it is known as “el efecto Trump”: a barrage of taunts and tweets that rattle the economy and hammer the peso. Show More Summary

Chinese media warns of 'dramatic changes' and discord after Trump's inaugural speech

State-run tabloid says trade tensions between US and China ‘seem inevitable within the four years ahead’ Chinese media warned the country to brace for “dramatic changes” and discord between the world’s two largest economies after Donald...Show More Summary

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