Tuesday - Oct 23, 2018

Latin Briefs

  • Ex-mayor of Mexico City will run López-Obrador campaign

    Ex-mayor of Mexico City will run López-Obrador campaign

    by Mexico News Daily The former mayor of Mexico City has burst back on to the political scene after a three-year self-imposed exile in France. Marcelo Ebrard will head the campaign team of his former boss and three-time presidential aspirant Andrés Manuel López Obrador, or AMLO, in eight states in northern and western Mexico. López

  • NAFTA failure means tax battle between Mexico and US

    NAFTA failure means tax battle between Mexico and US

    by the El Reportero’s wire services Failing the sixth round of the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in Montreal, Canada, would trigger an expensive tariff battle between Mexico and the United States, experts from the nation say today. According to Luis Videgaray, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mexico is willing to reach

  • Mexico will fight tariffs on washers, solar panes

    Mexico will fight tariffs on washers, solar panes

    US announced tariffs of 20 percent and 30 percent on washing machines, solar panels by Mexico News Daily Mexico has announced it will take legal action against United States President Donald Trump’s decision to impose steep tariffs on washing machines and solar panels imported into the U.S. In a prepared statement released yesterday, the Secretariat

  • Gobernador: Nueva  competencia  ferroviaria por el canal

    Gobernador: Nueva competencia ferroviaria por el canal

    La construcción comienza el próximo mes en la línea ferroviaria de costa a costa por Mexico News Daily La construcción de una línea ferroviaria interoceánica que conectará las costas del Pacífico y el Golfo del sur de México comenzará en enero, anunció el gobernador de Oaxaca. Alejandro Murat dijo que el trabajo en la primera

  • Governor: new railway competition for canal

    Governor: new railway competition for canal

    Construction begins next month on coast-to-coast rail line by Mexico News Daily Construction of an interoceanic railway line linking the Pacific and Gulf coasts of southern Mexico will begin in January, the governor of Oaxaca has announced. Alejandro Murat said that work on the first phase of the 310-kilometer double-track line between the ports of

  • Nicaraguans must register to keep their TPS status

    Nicaraguans must register to keep their TPS status

    by the El Reportero’s wire services Re-registration period in now open for Nicaraguans with Temporary Protected Status (TPS). Current beneficiaries of TPS under Nicaragua’s designation who want to maintain that status through the program’s termination date of Jan. 5, 2019, must re-register between Dec. 15, 2017 and Feb. 13, 2018. Re-registration procedures, including how to renew

  • López Obrador registered as presidential candidate of Mexico

    López Obrador registered as presidential candidate of Mexico

    by the El Reportero’s wire services Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, leader of the National Regeneration Movement (Morena), was registered today as presidential candidate of Mexico, in his third attempt for that post. Lopez Obrador was registered at the national headquarters of Morena, accompanied by leaders of that party and leaders of the capital cities’ offices

  • Uncertainty and institutional crisis prevail in Honduras

    Uncertainty and institutional crisis prevail in Honduras

    by the El Reportero’s wire services Uncertainty prevails in Honduras today, after the presidential candidate from the Opposition Alliance against the Dictatorship, Salvador Nasralla, repeated that he did not recognize the Supreme Electoral Court (TSE, in Spanish) as a valid arbiter. Nasralla pointed out that the TSE is not an independent body and new illegal

  • Mexican immigrant acquitted of murder of Kate Steinle

    Mexican immigrant acquitted of murder of Kate Steinle

    by the El Reportero’s wire services A Mexican immigrant was acquitted of murder and manslaughter charges in San Francisco on Thursday, Nov. 30, in the politically charged shooting and death of a woman, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. The case against José Inés García Zarate, who immigrated illegally to the United States, became a rallying

  • Border-wall wedding couple’s only option

    Border-wall wedding couple’s only option

    Gates open for three-minute ceremony at Friendship Park by El Reportero’s wire services Three years after meeting at a Tijuana taco restaurant, a binational couple married Saturday at the only place they could: in the shadow of the border fence. Brian Houston, a resident of San Diego, told the San Diego Union Tribune that he