Mexico City Bureau

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The Energy Roundtable and the Sonora Summit, or Cumbre Sonora, will be held this Wednesday and Thursday in Hermosillo. According to their organizers, Arizona representatives will travel to the summit as part of their continuing trade partnerships and to foster new alliances, and some new players could be added soon to the so-called "megaregion."
Feb. 12, 2018
Phoenix-Based Art Initiative Looks For Business In Mexico
For some, artists are just imaginative people. But others see more than that. And one group wants to make them part of the growing trend of doing business with Mexico.
Feb. 12, 2018
U.S. Trade Deficit With Mexico Increases 10 Percent
The trade deficit has widened for the U.S., partially because of increased American demand for imports.
Feb. 6, 2018
Untold Arizona: Mexico
Almost two centuries ago, the United States fought a gruesome war against Mexico and annexed a vast territory that includes Arizona. What does Arizona mean to Mexico nowadays, considering the past, but also the present and future?
Feb. 5, 2018
Trump’s Rhetoric, U.S. Economy Boost Mexican Remittances
Last year was the year with the largest amount ever registered of remittances in Mexico. And this may come as a result of the American economy’s growth and the Trump administration’s policies.
Feb. 5, 2018
 Rex Tillerson And His Canadian, Mexican Counterparts Strike Conciliatory Tone On NAFTA
The top diplomats from the U.S., Mexico and Canada are sought to strike a conciliatory tone over the ongoing NAFTA negotiations.
Feb. 2, 2018
Top U.S. Trade Official Wants Faster NAFTA Talks
The top trade official for the United States says he would like negotiations for the North American Free Trade Agreement to move more quickly.
Jan. 29, 2018
Despite Travel Warnings, More Tourists Traveling To Los Cabos, Mexico
The U.S. State Department issued two travel warnings alerting American travelers of violence in or near Mexican tourist destinations. Has the news stopped Americans from visiting?
Jan. 24, 2018
 Mexico Requests Extradition Of Former Chihuahua Governor
Cesar Duarte, who served under President Enrique Peña Nieto’s Institutional Revolutionary Party from 2010 to 2016, is wanted on state and federal graft charges.
Jan. 19, 2018
Border Patrol Routinely Empty Water Jugs Left For Migrants, Report Says
U.S. border patrol agents routinely empty water jugs and destroy or remove supplies left for migrants crossing the border in the southern Arizona desert, according to two humanitarian groups based in Tucson.
Jan. 17, 2018
Despite Trump’s Attacks, Mexican Auto Production And Exports Increased
Last year, president Donald Trump attacked Mexico's auto industry. After his accusations, some analysts expected a drop in the production and sales in Mexico - but the numbers proved them wrong.
Jan. 15, 2018
New U.S. Travel Warning Targets Mexico
The U.S. Department of State has a new travel warning system. Five states from Mexico have been classified under the most dangerous ranking.
Jan. 11, 2018
Why Arizona Colleges Are Stepping Up Their Work In Mexico
Universities across the Southwest are stepping up the work they do with counterparts in Mexico. They’re looking for ways to send more exchange students and to do more scientific research together.
Jan. 9, 2018
 SkyBridge Project In Mesa Will Boost Mexico-U.S. Trade
Gov. Doug Ducey unveiled last Friday a U.S.-Mexico customs clearance service. The project is called SkyBridge, and it’s based at the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. The main goal is to facilitate trade between both countries.
Jan. 5, 2018
Arizona And Sonora Partner For Space Missions
Forty-five years ago, NASA used part of the Sonora desert in Mexico to prepare expeditions to the Moon. Now, a new venture to Mars might just start there.
Jan. 4, 2018
Scottsdale Will Collaborate In Sonora’s Largest Music Festival
The state of Sonora is about to celebrate the 34th edition of its largest music festival, expecting more than 120,000 attendants. This year, Scottsdale is among the guest cities.
Jan. 1, 2018
Alleged Mastermind Behind Journalist’s Murder Gets Arrested
Mexican authorities arrested the alleged mastermind behind the murder of journalist Miroslava Breach, shot last March.
Dec. 26, 2017
 Mexico’s New Internal Security Law Divides Opinions
Mexico has a new law to facilitate its military’s actions against organized crime. However, its detractors fear the new law would allow the militarization of the country. On Thursday, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto signed the so-called Law of Internal Security but said he will wait for the Supreme Court’s rule determining its constitutionality before he enacts it.
Dec. 22, 2017
Sonora Prepares For Seasonal Visitors
Sonora, like the rest of the Mexican states, is implementing a special program to protect road travelers throughout this holiday season.
Dec. 20, 2017
College Lecture Offers Peek Into Mexico
In a presentation to international business students at an elite Mexico City university, Mexico's top trade negotiator gave an overview of the country's strategy in talks over the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Dec. 20, 2017

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