Tag: MEXICO

  • Mexico City declares environment emergency as fires hurt air quality

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    By Ryan Johnson Authorities declared an environmental emergency on Tuesday for metropolitan Mexico City, one of the world’s most populous megalopolises, as smoke from nearby wildfires pushed pollution to levels deemed potentially harmful to human health. Environmental authorities advised residents to avoid outdoor activities and exercise and remain indoors with windows and doors shut. It […]

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  • Freight, Trucking Industry Closely Monitor President’s Threat to Close US-Mexico Border

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    Trucking and transportation leaders are expressing concern over President Donald Trump’s threats to close the U.S.-Mexico border if Mexico does not crack down on illegal border crossings. While it remains unclear if or when the president will make good on his threat — and whether trucks would be included — experts who spoke with Transport […]

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  • Who Killed Tulum?

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    Greed, gringos, diesel, drugs, shamans, seaweed, and a disco ball in the jungle The walls of seaweed first started washing over the white-sand beaches of Tulum, Mexico, in 2015. They came from deep in the Atlantic and across the Caribbean, darkening the neon-blue water. Some of the seaweed was puke brown, while the rest was dark […]

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  • Mexico pipeline blast kills 66 and injures dozens more

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    Mexican authorities now put the number killed in Friday night’s fuel pipeline blast at 66, with scores more injured. It is believed the explosion occurred after the line was ruptured by suspected fuel thieves in the town of Tlahuelilpan, in Hidalgo state. Officials say scores of people had been scrambling to fill up containers and […]

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  • Migrant caravan gets within reach of border: What happens now?

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    Resilient and eternally optimistic, what lies ahead for the 5,000 to 7,000 migrants making their way to the US border? Fox News reached out to three widely divergent views for their take on the uncertain road ahead and how this may end. MEXICO CITY – With the number of migrants in Mexico increasing, their timetable to […]

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  • Hurricane Willa makes landfall, lashing Mexico’s Pacific coast with 120-mph winds

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    Thousands of people were evacuated, buildings were boarded up and schools were closed before Willa made landfall early Tuesday evening. Hurricane Willa slammed into Mexico’s Pacific coastline on Tuesday evening packing winds of 120 mph, buffeting buildings and dumping torrential rain on tourist resorts where thousands of people had moved to safety. Whipping palm trees, […]

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  • New trade pact leaves most U.S. industry at mercy of Mexico’s courts

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    NEW YORK/MEXICO CITY – The new North American trade agreement ends key legal protections for many U.S. businesses operating in Mexico, leaving their operations exposed to a risk they had avoided under the old trade deal: Mexico’s court system. For thousands of U.S. firms, the change could add complications and uncertainty to doing business south […]

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  • Mexico says new U.S. trade deal won’t block other economic relations

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    MEXICO CITY/SHANGHAI – Mexico’s Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray told his Chinese counterpart in a phone call on Saturday that Mexico’s new trade deal with the United States and Canada will not impede economic relations with other countries, according to a foreign ministry statement. The pact set to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement outlines […]

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  • Mexico Beach is ‘wiped out’ by Hurricane Michael as other Florida cities are smashed

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    What used to be a gorgeous beachfront city now looks like an apocalyptic mess after Hurricane Michael shredded Mexico Beach, Florida. “Mexico Beach was wiped out,” said Brock Long, head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. “That’s probably ground zero.” Michael made landfall Wednesday near Mexico Beach as monstrous Category 4 hurricane, annihilating homes with […]

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  • Trump says trade pact with Canada, Mexico will support U.S. jobs

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    WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said a new free trade agreement with Canada and Mexico would support hundreds of thousands of U.S. jobs, marking it as a victory in his push to reshape the lines of global commerce. Financial markets breathed a sigh of relief that the United States and Canada had […]

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