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Trump says trade agreement will make GM ‘uncomfortable’ moving to Mexico: Fox

SUVs move through the assembly line at the General Motors Assembly Plant in Arlington, Texas June 9, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Stone WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Thursday said General Motors Co (GM.N) could face repercussions under the recent trade deal he has worked out with Mexico if it decides to add production outside of the United States, as he ...

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Mexican officials bust fentanyl lab in Mexico City

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – A laboratory in Mexico City suspected of producing the powerful opioid fentanyl was raided on Wednesday, officials said, in a rare case of a bust involving a drug that is increasingly blamed for fueling the opioid crisis in the United States. More than 72,000 Americans died from drug overdoses last year, including illicit drugs and prescription ...

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‘Only Trump earns more’: Mexico president flays supreme court

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s president escalated a conflict with the judiciary on Tuesday, calling the country’s supreme court judges the “best paid public servants in the world,” after the tribunal froze plans to impose pay cuts on the civil service. Mexico’s new President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is surrounded by supporters as he arrives for an event to unveil ...

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Mexico suggests work visas for Central Americans, wants U.S. to do same

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador proposed on Wednesday offering more work visas for Central Americans and said the United States should do the same, part of a negotiation aimed at stemming the northward flow of migrants. Mexico’s new President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador holds a news conference at National Palace in Mexico City, Mexico December ...

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U.S. consulate in Mexico attacked with grenade, no injuries

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican authorities are investigating an apparent grenade attack on the U.S. consulate in the city of Guadalajara, officials said on Saturday, underscoring the security challenges facing Mexico’s new president. The attack took place early on Saturday morning, local media reported, ahead of the swearing in of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador later in the day. No ...

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Mexico new president vows to end ‘rapacious’ elite in first speech

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Veteran leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador was sworn in as Mexican president on Saturday, vowing to see off a “rapacious” elite in a country struggling with corruption, chronic poverty and gang violence on the doorstep of the United States. Backed by a gigantic Mexican flag, the 65-year-old took the oath of office in the lower house ...

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Uber begins accepting cash in Mexico City, tapping key market

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc said on Thursday that it would begin accepting cash fares in Mexico City, seizing on a recent Supreme Court decision, though local government has yet to approve the form of payment. General Manager of Uber Mexico Federico Ranero speaks during the presentation of their new security measures in Mexico City, Mexico April 10, ...

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Trump sends 5,200 troops to Mexico border as caravan advances

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States said on Monday it will send over 5,200 troops to help secure the border with Mexico, a far larger-than-expected deployment as President Donald Trump hardens his stance on immigration ahead of Nov. 6 mid-term elections. The deployment will create an active-duty force comparable in size to the U.S. military contingent in Iraq, as Trump’s ...

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