Mexico City Bureau

A Texas business alliance supported by the Mexican government is lobbying to protect its interests at the free trade agreement negotiations, and they hope states like Arizona will follow their lead.
August 10, 2017
Soccer legend Rafa Márquez and ‘banda’ music singer Julión Álvarez are accused of supporting the network of a drug kingpin.
August 09, 2017
Remittances in Mexico have hit a record high, and the American economy and politics had a key role in the increase. During the first half of the year, Mexican migrants sent back home almost $14 billion. That’s the largest amount ever registered in that same period. Almost 95 percent of remittances come from the U.S.
August 07, 2017
Uber says it will invest more than $360 million in Mexico with the goal of more than doubling its number of drivers in the country.
July 31, 2017
Aljojuca lagoon
Eight students from Northern Arizona University and the National Autonomous University of Mexico are studying volcanoes in central Mexico to better understand the "plumbing" of monogenetic volcanoes.
July 25, 2017
After months of expectation, there’s a date to start the renegotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA. The U.S. and Mexico are already preparing for the first round of discussions
July 20, 2017
Rick Perry
Mexico and the U.S. have a tight energy relationship. Most of Mexico’s natural gas comes from the U.S., and American states like California and Texas rely on Mexican power. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will visit Mexico City today. He will meet with his Mexican counterpart, Pedro Joaquín Coldwell, as well as with President Enrique Peña Nieto.
July 13, 2017
Tzompantli
The capital of Mexico has been built in layers for centuries, and underneath its modern skyscrapers and historical buildings rest plenty of ruins. The past few days have been significant for those who work to unearth the buried history.
July 11, 2017
Margarita Garfias
Mexico's congress and President Enrique Peña Nieto have approved a law delegating the Health Ministry to write rules for the medical use of marijuana by the end of the year.
July 10, 2017
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto
The top two security officials from the U.S. visited Mexico City on Wednesday and met with President Enrique Peña Nieto to discuss how to address transnational organized crime, regional security and economic cooperation.
July 05, 2017
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A new report suggests Mexican government officials should push for an ambitious upgrade of the North American Free Trade Agreement.
July 05, 2017
Nogales-Mariposa Port of Entry
Top U.S. commerce officials are scheduled to hear public comments this week on the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, including from one Arizona trade representative.
June 27, 2017
Sen. Jeff Flake will meet in Washington today with a delegation of senators visiting from Mexico, and the central topic on the agenda is expected to be the negotiations for trade in North America that will begin later this year.
June 27, 2017
May was Mexico’s deadliest month on record since the peak of the drug war, but drug activity is likely only one reason for the spike.
June 23, 2017
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Officials in Sonora, Arizona’s neighboring state in Mexico, say the loss of the planned manufacturing of the Ford Focus in their state will be overshadowed by investments they expect to total $3.2 billion over the next year.
June 22, 2017
Sugar Farm
Businesses in the American and Mexican food and beverage industry are finding it difficult to swallow the new agreement for trading sugar between the two countries. But deal seems to be palatable for producers of alternative sweeteners.
June 22, 2017
Ford plant in Mexico
For a second time this year, Ford Motor Company decided to withdraw its investments in Mexico, a country where the automotive corporation has been present for more than 90 years.
June 21, 2017
Carmen Aristegui
The Mexican government denied on Monday afternoon any involvement in the reported illegal surveillance of high-profile activists and journalists in the country.
June 19, 2017
Mezcal
Mezcal has become a booming business for Oaxaca, Mexico. The pungent booze is being marketed throughout the U.S. and not just at the consumer level: the industry is looking for serious investors.
June 18, 2017
Marcela Turati
A month ago, the murder of a respected editor and reporter brought attention to the killings of journalists in Mexico. And while some organizations call for justice, the Mexican government is offering a reward.
June 14, 2017

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