Mexico City Bureau

Mexico Is The Most Dangerous Country In The Western Hemisphere For Journalists
Across the border from Texas in Northern Mexico, a reporter for a national newspaper was found dead this week. He’s the sixth journalist killed in that country this year.
May 31, 2018
Business Execs In Mexico Fear ´Populist Vote´
Mexico will elect a new president in a month, and some business people in the neighboring country want their employees to vote against a populist candidate.
May 29, 2018
Is This The New ‘Amazon’ For Mexicans In U.S.?
Many retailers across the globe see in e-commerce a way to expand beyond borders. The Mexican-based company Elektra is one of them, and it wants to compete with giants such as Amazon with a new online store focused on immigrant consumers in the U.S.
May 28, 2018
Phoenix Seeks Software, Fintech Partners In Mexico
The city of Phoenix has been betting on technology industries to fuel its economy. And a local organization wants to take advantage of that trend, as well as the city’s close relationship with Mexico, to make Phoenix competitive in the global market.
May 24, 2018
Nonprofit Offers Loans For Citizenship Forms
A Phoenix non-profit, with the help of a Mexican foundation, is offering loans to help lawful permanent residents pay their U.S. citizenship application fees.
May 23, 2018
Trump Was The Fifth Contender In Mexico’s Presidential Debate
Mexico’s four presidential candidates threw barbs at each other, gave few detailed proposals of for governance and frequently riffed on their country’s frayed relations with the United States.
May 21, 2018
Phoenix Delegation Visits Mexico City
A delegation of Arizonan business and government leaders will visit Mexico City, as the city of Phoenix continues to strengthen its economic and political ties with the Mexican capital.
May 18, 2018
Nearly 100 Politicians In Small-Town Mexico Murdered Since September
More than 90 candidates or public office holders have been killed in Mexico since the beginning of the country’s campaign season last year, as organized crime threatens to interrupt the country's small-town electoral process.
May 18, 2018
NAFTA Delay Brings Anxiety For Arizona Importers
Business leaders across Arizona are anxiously prepearing for the likelihood that negotiations over trade between the U.S., Mexico and Canada will drag on through the rest of the year.
May 17, 2018
Millions Of Dollars Lost In Mexico After Bank Hacking
In what could be the plot of a modern-day bank robbery movie, unidentified hackers penetrated the bank-to-bank money transfer system in Mexico, stealing millions of dollars from financial institutions.
May 15, 2018
Falling Mexican Peso Reflects Impact Of NAFTA Talks
Mexico’s peso dropped to its lowest value of the year this week, reflecting investors’ anxiety over ongoing negotiations over the North American Free Trade Agreement.
May 9, 2018
Mexico Prepares Electoral Packages For Expat Voters
Mexican expats registered to vote will start getting their ballots this week via mail — and the vast majority of them will be delivered in the United States.
May 9, 2018
Nuclear Power Agreement Between Mexico, U.S. Could Benefit AZ
Despite tensions over renegotiating NAFTA, the business relationship between Mexico and the U.S. continues. A new energy deal promises opportunities for the nuclear field — and Arizona might benefit from it.
May 8, 2018
Growing Real Estate Boom (And Concerns) In San Miguel De Allende
A small town in central Mexico is attracting tourists, immigrants and realty investors from Arizona, the U.S. and the world. But its popularity is also generating concerns among locals.
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May 4, 2018
Bottoms Up! Mexico Wants Mezcal In Arizona For Cinco De Mayo
For many, Cinco de Mayo means “party”. And for those who sell Mexican products, that’s a business opportunity. At celebrations this weekend in Tucson and Phoenix, the Mexican government will be promoting mezcal, an alcoholic drink experiencing a boom worldwide.
May 3, 2018
AZTown Hall Calls For Legal Collaboration With Mexico
Business leaders from Arizona and the neighboring Mexican state of Sonora are recommending more cross-border collaborations — especially in legal issues — as a way to foster bilateral economic growth.
May 1, 2018
 Mexico’s Supreme Court To Hear Sonora Acid Spill Cases
The Mexican Supreme Court has agreed to hear two cases against mining company Grupo Mexico over an acid spill about 25 miles south of the Arizona border that contaminated two rivers and left thousands of people without drinking water in 2014.
April 28, 2018
Rocky Point Port Could Be Completed In Public-Private Partnership
Officials in the state of Sonora have long lobbied Mexico’s federal government for funding to build a port for cruise ships just 60 miles south of the Arizona border, and now they’re considering turning to the private sector to help complete the project.
April 24, 2018
Hospitals In Tucson, SW Working To Lure Patients From Mexico
The hospitals and Visit Tucson invested $250,000 over the past year. And they’re looking at the long term: they’re planning on making the same investment annually.
April 20, 2018
Scottsdale-Based Nonprofit To Invest $1.4M In Sonora
The economic exchange between Arizona and Mexico is not exclusive to businesses and government. A Scottsdale-based nonprofit will invest $1.4 million in Sonora to incentivize local economies and do something that has a longer lasting impact.
April 16, 2018