Mexico government - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Mexico government The Latest: NAFTA critic calls Trump plans "markedly vague" WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration's plans to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada (all times local): 12:55 p.m. A prominent critic of U.S. trade agreement calls the administration's plans "markedly vague." Lori Wallach, director of the P... Thu, 18 May 2017 16:55:00 GMT 2017-05-18T16:55:00Z 10 dead in clash between Mexico troops, alleged fuel thieves MEXICO CITY (AP) — Gunmen using local residents as human shields opened fire on Mexican army patrols investigating fuel pipeline thefts in clashes that left four soldiers and six attackers dead, the military said Thursday. The confrontations late Wednesday in the central state of Puebla marked an escalation of recent conflicts in which fuel thieves have l... Thu, 04 May 2017 23:58:00 GMT 2017-05-04T23:58:00Z Captured Mexican ex-governor appears in Guatemala court GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A Mexican fugitive ex-governor who became a powerful symbol of alleged corruption in his country appeared Wednesday before a Guatemalan court that will consider his possible extradition. Former Veracruz state Gov. Javier Duarte arrived at the tribunal in a police van that was mobbed by reporters, whose shouted questions he declined t... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:59:00 GMT 2017-04-20T00:59:00Z Mexico's latest captured ex-governor once his party's future MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico has a long history of corrupt fugitive governors, including one who was arrested in Italy just last week, but former Veracruz Gov. Javier Duarte stands out. Since his arrest in Guatemala Saturday, a video clip from 2012 has been circulating in which then-presidential candidate and now President Enrique Pena Nieto names Duarte as part of a new genera... Mon, 17 Apr 2017 21:53:00 GMT 2017-04-17T21:53:00Z Mexico starts giving residency to stranded Cubans MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government says it has started the process of giving residency permits to 588 Cuban migrants who have been stranded in the border city of Nuevo Laredo since the U.S. 'changed its immigration policy in January. The National Immigration Institute says the permits don't constitute political asylum or refugee status because the ... Fri, 07 Apr 2017 22:24:00 GMT 2017-04-07T22:24:00Z Mexico launches nationwide effort in US to help migrants MIAMI (AP) — Not only is the Mexican government not building a wall; it's spending $50 million to beef up its legal aid to migrants who fear deportation, a response to President Donald Trump's crackdown on illegal immigration. All 50 Mexican consulates in the U.S. on Friday launched legal assistance centers to form partnerships with nonprofit groups and t... Sat, 04 Mar 2017 00:33:00 GMT 2017-03-04T00:33:00Z The Latest: China rejects Trump claim it took US jobs away The latest on foreign reaction to President Donald Trump's speech to Congress (all times EST): 4:25 a.m. China says its participation in the World Trade Organization has not only benefited Beijing but global economic growth as well, implicitly rejecting President Donald Trump's claim that it took factories away from the U.S. ... Wed, 01 Mar 2017 09:29:00 GMT 2017-03-01T09:29:00Z The Latest: How might Trump's 'merit-based' migration work? The latest on foreign reaction to U.S. President Donald Trump's speech to Congress (all times EST): 11:50 p.m. In his speech, Trump said the U.S. should adopt a "merit-based immigration system" such as those used by Canada and Australia. So how do such systems work? Australia, with its population of 24 million, caps t... Wed, 01 Mar 2017 05:02:00 GMT 2017-03-01T05:02:00Z Homeland Security chief: No use of military for deportations MEXICO CITY (AP) — Seeking to tamp down growing unease in Latin America, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly pledged Thursday that the United States won't enlist its military to enforce immigration laws and that there will be "no mass deportations." Only hours earlier, President Donald Trump suggested the opposite. He told CEOs at the White House ... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:13:00 GMT 2017-02-24T01:13:00Z Trump sends top aides to Mexico amid deep strains with US MEXICO CITY (AP) — President Donald Trump dispatched his top diplomat and homeland security chief to Mexico on Wednesday on a fence-mending mission complicated by the actual fence he wants to build on the southern border. Mexico's government signaled it was in no mood to be lectured by the new U.S. administration. Ties between the countries have plunged s... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 23:37:00 GMT 2017-02-22T23:37:00Z Mexicans weigh the daunting prospect of deportee camps MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexicans fear deportee and refugee camps could be popping up along their northern border under the Trump administration's plan to start deporting to Mexico all Latin Americans and others who entered the U.S. illegally through this country. Previous U.S. policy called for only Mexican citizens to be sent to Mexico. Migrants known as "OTM... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 19:44:00 GMT 2017-02-22T19:44:00Z Trump lays out tougher approach to illegal immigration WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump the presidential candidate made no secret of his desire to crack down on illegal immigration, but once elected, he repeatedly offered varying interpretations of just how tough he would be in the White House. Now a pair of enforcement memos from Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly lay bare exactly what the Trump administra... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:08:00 GMT 2017-02-22T14:08:00Z Phoenix immigrant deported to Mexico amid protests PHOENIX (AP) — An immigrant mother in Phoenix granted leniency during the Obama administration was deported to Mexico Thursday in what activists said was an early example of how President Donald Trump plans to carry through on his vow to crack down on illegal immigration. The case of Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos became a rallying cry for immigrant groups who... Fri, 10 Feb 2017 03:01:00 GMT 2017-02-10T03:01:00Z The Latest: Trump says he's sleeping 4-5 hours a night WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EST): 8:55 p.m. President Donald Trump says he's working "long hours" and frequently only gets about four or five hours of sleep a night. Trump says in an interview with Fox News' "The O'Reilly Factor" that he typically works until midnight or 1 a.m. He... Wed, 08 Feb 2017 02:00:00 GMT 2017-02-08T02:00:00Z WWF calls for fishing ban to save last of vaquita porpoises MEXICO CITY (AP) — The World Wildlife Fund on Monday called for a complete ban on fishing in the habitat of the vaquita porpoise, noting an international committee of experts has determined that fewer than 30 of the critically endangered mammals probably remain in the upper Gulf of California, the only place they live. Experts and the Mexican government p... Tue, 07 Feb 2017 02:37:00 GMT 2017-02-07T02:37:00Z White House: Trump comments on Mexico 'lighthearted' WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump warned in a phone call with his Mexican counterpart that he was ready to send U.S. troops to stop "bad hombres down there" unless the Mexican military does more to control them — comments the White House described as "lighthearted." The White House said Thursday that the remarks, in an excerpt obtained by The Assoc... Thu, 02 Feb 2017 15:14:00 GMT 2017-02-02T15:14:00Z Trump to Mexico: Take care of 'bad hombres' or US might WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump warned in a phone call with his Mexican counterpart that he was ready to send U.S. troops to stop "bad hombres down there" unless the Mexican military does more to control them, according to an excerpt of a transcript of the conversation obtained by The Associated Press. The excerpt of the call did not detail who e... Thu, 02 Feb 2017 08:17:00 GMT 2017-02-02T08:17:00Z Diplomatic debut: Trump makes uneven entry onto world stage WASHINGTON (AP) — One week into office, President Donald Trump was trying to clean up his first international incident. The president shifted a jam-packed schedule Friday to make room for an hourlong phone call with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, who had abruptly snubbed the new president by canceling a visit. Trump's team had appeared to respond by threatening a heft... Sat, 28 Jan 2017 20:20:00 GMT 2017-01-28T20:20:00Z The Latest: Trump to skip dinner with Washington elite WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EST): 8:25 p.m. The White House says President Donald Trump is skipping the annual Alfalfa Club dinner Saturday. His decision is a break with presidential tradition. Every White House occupant since Ronald Reagan has shown up at the black-tie affair to rub elbows and share laughs with Washington's elite. ... Sat, 28 Jan 2017 01:26:00 GMT 2017-01-28T01:26:00Z Trump proposes big import tax, triggering fight with Mexico WASHINGTON (AP) — Determined to wall off America's border with Mexico, President Donald Trump triggered a diplomatic clash and a fresh fight over trade Thursday as the White House proposed a 20 percent tax on imports from the key U.S. ally and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto abruptly scrapped next week's trip to Washington. The swift fallout signaled... Fri, 27 Jan 2017 03:29:00 GMT 2017-01-27T03:29:00Z Mexican president cancels planned DC meeting with Trump MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto canceled a planned Tuesday meeting with President Donald J. Trump on Thursday, signaling a remarkable souring of relations between Washington and one of its most important international partners just days into the new administration. The rift capped days of increasingly confrontational remarks — on T... Thu, 26 Jan 2017 20:48:00 GMT 2017-01-26T20:48:00Z Mexico stunned by Trump tweet on canceling trip MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government had no immediate reaction to a tweet by U.S. President Donald Trump that appeared aimed at canceling a planned Jan. 31 meeting with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto. Trump tweeted Thursday that "If Mexico is unwilling to pay for the badly needed wall, then it would be better to cancel the upcoming meeting" in ... Thu, 26 Jan 2017 16:11:00 GMT 2017-01-26T16:11:00Z Official: Mexico's president 'considering' scrapping US trip MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's president is "considering" canceling next week's visit to Washington following President Donald Trump's order to begin construction of a wall between the two countries, a senior official said. In a nationally televised speech late Wednesday, President Enrique Pena Nieto condemned the U.S. decision and repeated that Mexico would... Thu, 26 Jan 2017 05:59:00 GMT 2017-01-26T05:59:00Z The Latest: Trump expected to shift toward economy WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 11:50 p.m. President Donald Trump is expected to turn back to the economy Thursday, signing a notice to Congress that he plans to start bilateral trade negotiations with most of the countries in the Trans-Pacific Partnership pact. That's according to a White House official. On Monday, Trump moved to pu... Thu, 26 Jan 2017 05:24:00 GMT 2017-01-26T05:24:00Z Q&A: Protests over gas costs disrupt Mexico border crossings TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Demonstrators have taken control of Mexican border crossings with the U.S. several times in the past month to oppose Mexican gasoline price hikes in an unusual, if not unprecedented, show of protest. Here are some questions and answers about the protests and their impact: WHAT IS HAPPENING? ... Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:09:00 GMT 2017-01-24T00:09:00Z Mexico's Pena Nieto, Trump speak by phone, to meet Jan. 31 MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and U.S. President Donald Trump spoke by phone Saturday and are scheduled to meet later this month, officials announced. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said the meeting would take place Jan. 31, and Trump and Pena Nieto are to discuss trade, immigration and security. Pena ... Sun, 22 Jan 2017 00:26:00 GMT 2017-01-22T00:26:00Z Timing of Mexico drug lord's extradition seen as political MEXICO CITY (AP) — Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's abrupt exit to face charges in the U.S. marks the probable end of the career of Mexico's most notorious drug cartel boss, and a delicately timed gesture by Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, who faces a new and hostile U.S. administration. Observers differed on whether Guzman's extradition was a final-hour... Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:06:00 GMT 2017-01-20T17:06:00Z Lack of Latinos in Trump Cabinet draws ire for 'setback' ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump's decision not to appoint any Latinos to his Cabinet is drawing fierce criticism from Hispanics, who call it a major setback for the nation's largest minority group. Trump announced former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue on Thursday as his choice to lead the Agriculture Department, ending hopes that the last... Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:42:00 GMT 2017-01-19T23:42:00Z Mexico: no warrants for actress Kate del Castillo MEXICO CITY (AP) — The spokeswoman for Mexico's Attorney General's Office says there are no warrants for actress Kate del Castillo, but she has been "mentioned" in criminal investigations. Del Castillo said in an interview with The Associated Press that a "macho" Mexican government is persecuting her only because she's a woman. But spok... Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:06:00 GMT 2017-01-17T19:06:00Z Actress: 'Macho' persecution followed 'El Chapo' meeting MIAMI (AP) — Mexican actress Kate del Castillo said Monday that her involvement in actor Sean Penn's interview with drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has cost her acting jobs and a "macho" Mexican government is persecuting her only because she's a woman. Del Castillo had to shoot her upcoming Netflix series "Ingobernable" — or "Ungovernable" — in the Un... Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:26:00 GMT 2017-01-16T22:26:00Z