- Suspected cartel shootout kills 19 in northern Mexico
A shootout between suspected drug cartel hitmen has killed 19 people in the northern Mexico state of Chihuahua, the state government said on Saturday, in one of the country's worst outbreaks of gang violence this year.
- UPDATE 2-Mexico's Pemex slides deeper into 'junk'
Mexican national oil company on Friday
slid deeper into "junk" territory after Fitch Ratings cut the
rating of its bonds by another notch to BB with a negative
outlook amid fears that its stand-alone credit profile will
- Murders rise in Mexico despite coronavirus restrictions
Mexico registered more murders in March than in any other of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's months in office, preliminary figures show, suggesting that coronavirus-related social distancing measures were not enough to curb raging violence.
- Heineken halts production in Mexico as nation shuts down over coronavirus
Dutch brewer Heineken said on Friday that it will suspend production and distribution from its seven plants in Mexico, in response to the government’s decision to halt nonessential economic activity to contain the new coronavirus. Heineken Mexico, which employs 16,000 workers, followed Grupo Modelo, producer of the Corona, Modelo and Pacifico brands, which on Thursday...
- EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX weaken as recession fears keep dollar well-bid
Most Latin American currencies weakened
on Friday, putting an index of regional currencies on course to
mark its seventh straight weekly loss as recession fears kept
the safe-haven dollar well-bid despite a dismal U.S. jobs
Brazil's real slipped 0.8% to a record low, while
Mexico's peso dropped 1.7%, taking MSCI's index of
regional currencies down 1%. The index is set to
end the week about 3.5% lower.
Colombia's currency, meanwhile, fir
- Corona to stop brewing beer after Mexico deems it non-essential
MEXICO CITY – Mexico’s Grupo Modelo said on Thursday it will temporarily stop brewing Corona beer and other brands exported to 180 countries after its business activities were declared non-essential under a government order aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus. The Mexican government this week declared a health emergency and ordered the suspension...
- Mexico Drug War Fast Facts
Read CNN's Fast Facts to learn more about how the Mexican government has been fighting against drug traffickers since December 2006.
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