- Immigration officials finally release Dreamer flight attendant
Immigration officials have released a Dreamer flight attendant held for six weeks after she flew to Mexico for Mesa Airlines. The release of 28-year-old Selene Saavedra Roman from an ICE detention center in Conroe, Texas, Friday night came after authorities alleged the Peruvian-born attendant violated a new rule that barred DACA participants from traveling outside...
- New rules in Mexico may limit cash payments for real estate
Mexico is developing rules that would cap the amount of cash that can used to buy real estate, Finance Minister Carlos Urzua said on Friday, part of a push to reduce the use of physical currency in a country rife with money laundering and corruption.
- EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX weaker, Brazil hit by arrest of ex-president
Latin American currencies weakened on
Thursday as the dollar soared, while Brazil shares fell sharply
following the arrest of a former president of the country on
A slump in the dollar's top European rivals, the euro and
pound sterling, on Brexit worries helped the greenback shrug off
the Federal Reserve's surprisingly more dovish stance on
Mexico's peso fell for the first time in
- Mexico's last penal colony starts new life as nature center
It's unclear if Islas Marias ever really worked as a penal colony: The remote Mexican archipelago is battered regularly by hurricanes, and its ramshackle, often century-old installations are sprinkled with the ruins of failed "productive" projects that once aimed to make the prison population self-sustaining.
- Teen hockey player ripped over Trump goalie mask
A Pennsylvania youth hockey player and an artist were reportedly slammed on social media after the goalie wore a mask which featured President Trump holding a trowel and a brick, in a nod to Trump’s campaign promise to build a wall between the United States and Mexico. Doug Wagner, an artist who had been working...
- Judge expresses skepticism of return-to-Mexico asylum process
Twelve asylum seekers required to stay in Mexico for the duration of their immigration hearings presented themselves one by one before an immigration judge over nearly four hours Wednesday. Each case appeared to raise a similar set of questions about the new policy for Judge Jonathen Scott Simpson, and the hearing culminated in a dose of skepticism from the judge.
- Mexico’s new prez has it on Venezuela’s path to doom
In his first 100 days in office, Mexico’s new president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, seems intent on steering the country toward an idealistic, but ultimately ruinous, future. Known as AMLO, the new president is fast concentrating power and influence in his own hands. He has rewarded party loyalists and mighty state bosses, enriched loyal backers...
- EMERGING MARKETS-Most Latam FX, stocks jump as Fed remains patient
Most Latin American currencies and
stocks jumped on Friday after the U.S. Federal Reserve affirmed
its patient stance, abandoning rate hikes for the rest of the
year, hammering the dollar.
Amid a slowing economy the Fed now sees only one rate hike
next year, and announced a plan to end its balance sheet
reduction program by September.
Mexico's peso leapt 1 percent to a five-month high,
while Brazil's real
- Scott presents Maynor family with Carnegie Medal
THOMASVILLE — Tearfully, 12-year-old Jaylen Walden recalled how his godfather, the late Bruce Maynor Jr., saved him from drowning two years ago in the Gulf of Mexico off St. George Island, Florida, during a beach family outing.
- Cemex expects 2019 growth 'more or less similar' to previous year
Mexico's Cemex, one of the
world's largest cement producers, expects its consolidated
volume growth this year to be similar to the level achieved in
2018, Chief Executive Fernando Gonzalez told investors at an
event in New York on Wednesday.
(Reporting by David Alire Garcia and Noe Torres)
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