Saturday - Feb 25, 2017

Latin Briefs

  • Japanese parts maker says adiós to Mexico

    Japanese parts maker says adiós to Mexico

    Donald Trump’s threats of retaliation trigger change of plans for Nisshinbo Holdings by the El Reportero’s wire services A Japanese automotive parts maker has abandoned plans to build a manufacturing facility in Mexico due to threats of economic retaliation by United States President Donald Trump. Nisshinbo Holdings Inc. announced yesterday it was dropping plans to build a

  • Without benefits, Mexico could stay out of NAFTA

    by the El Reportero’s wire services Mexico could be out of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) if it does not receive benefits in the negotiations that would be held soon with the United States, Economy Secretary Ildefonso Guajardo announced today. Guajardo said his country would defend national sovereignty and interests in the meetings

  • Central  peasant to boost  campaign against fuel prices in  Mexico

    Central peasant to boost campaign against fuel prices in Mexico

    by the El Reportero’s wire services The Central of Peasant and Popular Organizations (Cocyp) of Mexico will promote a campaign for the annulment of free trade agreements and against the increase of fuel prices, met here today. José Jacobo Femat, Cocyp President, said that during 2017, some landowners will be mobilized during 2017 to seek

  • Cuba’s Fidel Castro is gone

    Cuba’s Fidel Castro is gone

    by the El Reportero’s wire services Fidel Castro’s revolution has come full circle in Havana, with a final farewell held on the very stage from which he launched many of his socialist crusades, at the José Martí Memorial de la Plaza de la Revolución of La Habana. Robert Mugabe, former king Juan Carlos of Spain,

  • Swedish Attorney General’s Office questions Assange in London

    Swedish Attorney General’s Office questions Assange in London

    by the El Reportero’s wire services The Swedish Attorney General’’s Office is interrogating the founder of the website Wikileaks, Julian Assange, at the Ecuadorian embassy in this capital, where he has been a refugee for more than four years. Attorney General Ingrid Isgren arrived this morning to the embassy to participate in the first interview

  • Suit: California has illegally suspended  licenses of more than 600,000

    Suit: California has illegally suspended licenses of more than 600,000

    Low-income people suffer the most with the state’s inflexible laws by Sana Saleem A lawsuit filed in the Alameda County Superior Court on Tuesday argues that the state of California has illegally suspended licenses of more than 600,000 drivers who can’t afford to pay their increasingly expensive traffic tickets. The lawsuit argues that despite an

  • Mexican authorities to investigate missing Honduran immigrants

    Mexican authorities to investigate missing Honduran immigrants

    by the El Reportero’s wire services A tunnel used for transferring drugs from Mexico to the United States has been found near the International Airport of Tijuana, Baja California, the Ministry of State Security confirmed today. The drug tunnel, located near La Hielera del Aeropuerto company, was found early yesterday. According to local media, the

  • Concern at UN for slow probe into Berta Cáceres asesination

    Concern at UN for slow probe into Berta Cáceres asesination

    by the El Reportero’s wire servises UN Special Rapporteur for the situation of human-rights activists, Michel Forst, expressed concern today about the little progress in the investigations into the assassination of Honduran leader Berta Cáceres. In a communique, the expert reacted to the recent announcement of the disappearance of the original file of the case

  • Colombian voters reject historic peace accord

    Colombian voters reject historic peace accord

    by the El Reportero’s wire services The victory of NO in the referendum on the agreement of peace signed between the Bogota government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People’’s Army (guerrilla) is devastating news, declares today’s daily La Jornada. The Colombian government has been in a violent civil war with the leftist rebel group

  • Central America advocates for strengthening links with Russia

    Central America advocates for strengthening links with Russia

    by the El Reportero’s wire services Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras today advocated to strengthen friendship and trade ties with Russia, amid celebrations for the independence day of these five nations. Guatemala’s ambassador to Nicaragua, Estuardo Meneses Coronado, pointed out that the Central American states are united by a feeling of friendship

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