- Officials say two Honduran migrant youths killed in Mexico
The bodies of two slain Honduran migrant youths were found in the Mexican border city of Tijuana at the weekend, officials said on Tuesday, in a sign of the dangers facing Central Americans in Mexico as they seek to enter the United States.
- Two migrant youths from Honduras killed in Mexico: officials
The bodies of two slain Honduran migrant youths were found in the Mexican border city of Tijuana over the weekend, officials said on Tuesday, in a sign of the dangers facing Central Americans in Mexico as they seek asylum in the United States.
- US ranked among deadliest countries for journalists for first time
For the first time, the United States has been ranked as one of the deadliest countries for journalists, according to Reporters Without Borders. In an analysis by the organization, the US was tied with India as the fifth-most deadliest country for reporters in 2018 — after Afghanistan, Syria, Mexico and Yemen. Six journalists were killed...
- Mexico’s Pemex targets bank, ECA-backed financing in 2019
NEW YORK, Dec 18 (LPC) - Mexican energy producer Petróleos
Mexicanos (Pemex) will look to banks and export credit agencies
(ECAs) to finance part of its deficit next year, as the company
enters 2019 under a new government and uncertain conditions in
the international capital markets.
- White House cites 'options' for funding U.S. border wall
The White House said on Tuesday it was searching for ways to unilaterally fund the building of a controversial wall on the U.S.-Mexico border that Congress is balking at, possibly easing chances of a government shutdown this weekend.
- As a gov't shutdown looms, here's a look at the border wall
President Donald Trump and Democratic lawmakers are in a standoff over funding the government and the main sticking point is Trump's demand for $5 billion to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border; here's a look the project's status
- Honduran mother who pulled kids away from tear gas allowed to seek asylum
The Honduran mother seen in an iconic photo frantically pulling her young children away from tear gas at the US-Mexico border has been allowed into the United States to seek asylum, officials said. Maria Meza and her five children began to seek asylum late Monday after waiting more than four hours near the Otay Mesa...
- Trump blinks on government shutdown vow
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders suggested Tuesday that the White House has found an alternative way to get its requested $5 billion in funding for a US-Mexico border wall, marking a reversal from President Donald Trump's previous position.
- Asylum seekers stake claims on patch of US soil at border
Several asylum seekers, joined by two members of the U.S. Congress, waited on a small patch of U.S. soil for hours demanding that their claims be processed immediately, challenging a U.S. policy to make people wait in Mexico if there are capacity constraints.
- Migrant family who fled tear gas at U.S. border seeks asylum
Members of a group of Honduran migrants, which included a mother who had been photographed running with her daughters from tear gas several weeks ago, began seeking asylum at the U.S. border with Mexico on Monday, according to a Reuters witness and lawyers for the group.
- EMERGING MARKETS-Mexican peso leads Latam currency gains; stocks slide
Latin American currencies mostly firmed
against a soft dollar on Monday, with Mexico's peso clocking its
best day in nearly three weeks and stocks across Latin America
fell as they were sucked into a global equities sell-off.
The dollar faltered with more market participants expecting
a cautious outlook from the U.S. Federal Reserve at the end of
its two-day meeting on Wednesday. A rate hike is larg
- EMERGING MARKETS-Mexico's peso rises after govt budget; Brazil stocks fall
The Mexican peso gained against a soft
dollar on Monday aided by positive investor reaction to the new
leftist government's debut budget, while stocks in Brazil
slipped dragged by declines in shares of financial companies.
The peso was half a percent higher as investors
positively reacted to the new budget with banks describing the
plans to keep a lid on spending as credible and helpful to
The budget is a major test of Presid
- Standoff over Trump border wall puts Congress in budget 'pickle'
A feud between President Donald Trump and Congress over funding his proposed U.S.-Mexico border wall gives lawmakers only five days to find a compromise and avert a partial shutdown of some government agencies that could leave about a quarter of the federal workforce without paychecks at Christmastime.
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