- Deaths from Storm Amanda rise to 20 in Central America
Torrential rains at the weekend caused by Tropical Storm Amanda have killed at least 20 people in Central America, authorities said on Monday, as remnants of the weather front moved north into Mexico and threatened to form a new cyclone.
- EMERGING MARKETS-Latam markets mixed amid U.S.-China trade tensions, recovery hopes
Latin American currencies struggled for
direction on Monday, as caution prevailed because of persistent
trade tensions between Beijing and Washington and investors kept
a close eye for any economic consequences of violence in major
Brazil's real swung between looses and gains, while
Chile's peso traded flat against a weaker dollar. As oil
prices declined, Colombia's peso lost 0.1%.
Mexico's peso firmed 0.7% in line with broader
- UPDATE 1-Mexico's Femsa says will pay $398 million in taxes
Mexican conglomerate Femsa
said on Friday it will pay $398 million in taxes after reaching
an agreement with authorities, marking another win for Mexico's
government, which recently collected a similar sum from retailer
Walmart de Mexico.
- Red light: Mexican coronavirus restart hits speed bumps
Mexico faces a sluggish exit from coronavirus lockdown as government guidance on next week's planned easing of restrictions showed on Friday that nearly the entire country was still stuck in the highest red phase of contagion alert.
- Gay weddings have boosted US economy by $3.8 billion since landmark ruling
MEXICO CITY – Gay and lesbian weddings have boosted state and local economies by an estimated $3.8 billion since same-sex marriage was legalized nationwide in the United States in 2015, according to a study published on Thursday. Nearly 300,000 gay and lesbian couples have tied the knot since the US Supreme Court ruled in favor...
- Mexican regulator approves new power rates amid public spat
Mexico's energy regulator
has approved new rates that electricity providers must pay the
national power utility for transmission, it said late on
Thursday, as a dispute rumbles on between the private sector and
government over industry rule changes.
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