Mexico City Bureau

This year, five journalists have been killed in Mexico as a result of their work, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists. The U.S. Embassy in Mexico is becoming a more active advocate for freedom of the press.
December 11, 2017
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Mexican trade negotiators are hopeful local American leaders will help persuade them to convince the U.S. administration to not scrap the North American Free Trade Agreement, Mexico’s chief negotiator said.
December 08, 2017
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The University of Guadalajara, the second largest public university in Mexico, will open an office on the campus of Arizona State University to help develop existing academic collaborations and foster outreach to Hispanic communities off campus.
December 07, 2017
One of the biggest financial institutions in Latin America will tell Mexico in an analysis due out next month that the country should encourage businesses to send more of their goods out of North America, regardless of the current negotiations over trade in the region.
December 06, 2017
While conversations to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement or NAFTA continue, energy trade between Mexico and the U.S. keeps expanding. And this Wednesday, an American company opened the first fully private gas station in Mexico.
December 06, 2017
The Spanish-speaking population in the United States is an attractive market for many broadcasters, including Mexican company TV Azteca. And this week, they closed a deal with an American firm in an attempt to grow in the U.S.
December 01, 2017
It’s been more than two months since earthquakes on Sept. 7 and 19 devastated central Mexico, killing hundreds and displacing thousands. Countless survivors are still looking for answers on just how their homes collapsed or on how to rebuild them. But in some cases, some are calling on authorities to file criminal charges.
November 27, 2017
For the first time, Mexico is seeing women play in a professional league of the country's most popular sport: soccer.
November 27, 2017
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Disney is betting on animated skeletons and Jedi warriors to close 2017. The company wants to close out in the top charts for the year so it’s relying on two of its biggest movies, “Coco” and “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” — and the country of Mexico to get there.
November 24, 2017
Phoenix wants to be a leading “smart region,” a place where innovations would be used and developed. But it also wants to attract global tech businesses and entrepreneurs with a new strategy — especially those from Latin America.
November 23, 2017
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Mexico is on track to seeing its deadliest year in at least 20 years, with homicides up in the first nine months of 2017, according to an analysis released this week.
November 23, 2017
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Mexican trade officials for the first time say they’re preparing for a future without the North American Free Trade Agreement, with the country’s top NAFTA negotiator saying that is the best way to approach current negotiations.
November 22, 2017
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As top trade representatives from the U.S., Mexico and Canada are wrapping up the latest round of negotiations over NAFTA, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is saying withdrawing from the agreement would especially hit hard Midwestern industrial states and southern border states, including Arizona.
November 21, 2017
Mexico and the U.S. are planning to create a cross border energy relationship that ultimately will eliminate both countries dependence on the rest of the world for oil, electricity and natural gas.
November 20, 2017
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Negotiations for the North American Free Trade Agreement will resume on Wednesday in Mexico City, as representatives from the U.S, Canada and Mexico are racing to wrap up talks by March.
November 14, 2017
Northern Mexico and Arizona share the same star-sparkled sky... as well as the interest to explore it. That’s why institutions from both sides are partnering to build a new telescope in Baja California, hoping to learn more about space.
November 13, 2017
Earthquake damage in Tabasco, Mexico
The American government wants to help Mexico assess the damage of the devastating earthquake that hit the country almost two months ago.
November 09, 2017
Megaregion
Arizona and the Mexican state of Sonora have built a strong relationship during their current administrations, known as "The Megaregion." But next year’s elections in both states endanger their political and economical ties.
November 08, 2017
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Relatives of two students killed on the campus of a prestigious university in Mexico City during last month’s earthquake are calling on local authorities to seek criminal charges against school administrators.
November 01, 2017
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Mining is one of the top industries in Mexico and Arizona. But some Arizona companies are looking for new opportunities outside the state. On the other side of the border, mining safety and security are becoming more relevant than ever.
October 30, 2017

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