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  • NAFTA talks resume amid growing doubts

    NAFTA talks resume amid growing doubts

    Mexico is bigger than the trade agreement, foreign affairs secretary tells senators Compiled by Mexico Daily News Trade talks resumed today amid growing doubts on both sides of the border about the likelihood of a successful conclusion to renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Some observers say there is a real possibility that

  • Another mass shooting, another grab for guns

    Another mass shooting, another grab for guns

    by Tony Cartalucci News analysis Global Research Nothing is more deplorable than hijacking human tragedy to push an unrelated political agenda. A mass murderer taking the lives of some 60 people in Las Vegas this week has nothing to do with the majority of lawful firearms owners in the United States who aren’t and have

  • Aftershocks continue in Chiapas, Oaxaca

    Aftershocks continue in Chiapas, Oaxaca

    More than 1,100 have followed Thursday’s massive earthquake Compiled by México News Daily Continuing aftershocks in Oaxaca and Chiapas are making things difficult for census takers trying to evaluate the damages to buildings after last Thursday’s massive earthquake. Interior Secretary Miguel Ángel Osorio Chong said today that a damage census would be complete by the

  • Billions were diverted with shell companies

    Investigation reveals massive fraud by federal agencies Compiled by Mexico News Daily Eleven federal agencies diverted over 3.4 billion pesos (US $192 million) of government funds through shell and illegal companies between 2013 and 2014 in a massive fraud that totaled more than 7.6 billion pesos (US $426 million), according to a joint investigation by

  • With the Census in peril, what will it take to “right the ship?”

    With the Census in peril, what will it take to “right the ship?”

    by Anna Challet New America Media The 2020 Census is off to a rocky start, with crucial preparations already delayed or falling to the wayside, largely a result of inadequate funding from Congress. Some of the nation’s oldest civil rights organizations, while fearing the worst, say there’s still time for Congress and the Trump administration

  • Trump’s pardon aside, reporters have built long rap sheet against sheriff Joe

    Trump’s pardon aside, reporters have built long rap sheet against sheriff Joe

    Trump hailed Joe Arpaio’s “admirable service” in Arizona. There’s more to his career than that by Ryan Gabrielson President Donald Trump issued his first pardon to Joe Arpaio, the former Maricopa County sheriff famous for using his local police force to aggressively pursue undocumented immigrants. In its official statement, the White House credited Arpaio with

  • NAFTA partners agree to accelerate talks

    NAFTA partners agree to accelerate talks

    by the El Reportero’s wire services Anti-US rhetoric predicted to accompany Mexico’s presidential election campaign Five days of trade talks wrapped up Sunday with a commitment by all three NAFTA partners to accelerate the process in the coming months. An early finish to negotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement will benefit Mexico, which would

  • Trade wars lead to world wars

    Trade wars lead to world wars

    History shows there is a repeating, almost natural progression from currency wars to trade wars to shooting wars by Paul Goncharoff Analysis What does the future hold? For those that dig into and analyze the history of humankind there has been a repeating, almost natural progression from currency wars to trade wars to shooting wars.

  • US university campus to open in Querétaro, Mexico

    US university campus to open in Querétaro, Mexico

    Arkansas State University offers eight degree programs in Querétaro Compiled by Mexico News Daily Mexican university students will soon have the opportunity to study at a United States public university without crossing the border. Arkansas State University (ASU) will open a campus on September 4 in the municipality of Colón, Querétaro, about 60 kilometers northeast

  • Mexico seen as winner of first battle in NAFTA talks

    Mexico seen as winner of first battle in NAFTA talks

    There is some optimism after US document makes no mention of tariffs Compiled by Mexico News Daily Fears that a push from the United States to renegotiate the terms of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) would have a negative effect on Mexican exports and the economy in general might prove to be unfounded.