Mexico City News


Mexican Broadcast Company TV Azteca Sells Its U.S. Network
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.
Dec. 1, 2017
2 Months After Mexico’s Earthquake, Some Still Wonder How Their Home Collapsed
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.
Nov. 28, 2017
For Mexico’s Female Soccer Players, Professional Recognition At Last
For the first time, Mexico is seeing women play in a professional league of the country's most popular sport: soccer.
Nov. 27, 2017
Skulls, Jedis And Disney’s Love Affair With Mexico
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.
Nov. 24, 2017
 2017 Could Be Mexico’s New Peak In The Drug War
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.
Nov. 24, 2017
 Phoenix Hunts For Innovators in Latin America
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.
Nov. 24, 2017
Mexico Preparing For Future Without NAFTA
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.
Nov. 22, 2017
U.S. Chamber: AZ Would Be 9th-Worst Hit State In NAFTA Withdraw
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.
Nov. 21, 2017
 Mexico, U.S. Plan To Create Energy Block
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.
Nov. 20, 2017
NAFTA Negotiators Resume Talks Under Tight Deadline
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.
Nov. 14, 2017
Mexico and Arizona Prepare To ‘Watch The Stars’ Together
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.
Nov. 13, 2017
 U.S. Government Wants To Help Mexico Assess Earthquake Damage
The American government wants to help Mexico assess the damage of the devastating earthquake that hit the country almost two months ago.
Nov. 9, 2017
Elections Endanger Arizona And Sonora´s
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.
Nov. 8, 2017
Mexico Earthquake Victim’s Families Sue Top University, Claim Negligence
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.
Nov. 1, 2017
Mexican Mining Safety Raises Opportunities For Arizona Companies
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.
Oct. 30, 2017
Profit Rises Despite Storms, Quakes For Concrete Maker Cemex
Mexican construction materials maker Cemex posted a small increase in profits over the last three months, thanks to higher sales and lower financial costs that helped offset the impact of natural disasters in Mexico and the U.S.
Oct. 26, 2017
With ‘Coco,’ Disney Returns To Mexico And Bets On Latinos
The Walt Disney Company is revisiting south of the border with a new digital animation. The film is called “Coco,” produced by Pixar Studios, and it marks the first time in nearly a century that Disney is returning to film a movie about Mexico.
Oct. 24, 2017
Auto Industry Groups Lobby Trump To Not Scrap NAFTA
Lobby groups representing automakers, suppliers and dealerships began a campaign on Tuesday aimed at convincing President Donald Trump that the North American Free Trade Agreement is worth keeping.
Oct. 24, 2017
Mexico Supports Lawsuit Challenging Texas
The Mexican government is weighing in on a lawsuit in which a handful of Texas cities are challenging their state’s new law.
Oct. 23, 2017
American And Mexican Car Makers Oppose NAFTA Proposals
Auto manufacturers in Mexico are balking at the Trump administration’s proposed changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement, but they’re not the only industry group resisting.
Oct. 23, 2017