Mexican and Canadian officials met in Mexico City on Tuesday and made their stance clear on the North American Free Trade Agreement: it will be revised and renewed, but only if the three nations involved work together.
The top U.S. trade official formally notified Congress on Thursday of the Trump administration’s intention to renegotiation the North American Free Trade Agreement, meaning official talks could begin as early as mid-August.
Since the beginning of the administration of Donald Trump, Mexico and the United States have held plenty of meetings behind closed doors, most of them to discuss trade and immigration. But this time, both governments plan to get together and work on a strategy to fight organized crime.
When it comes to oil, Mexico is a major business partner to the U.S., and American investors are even looking into Mexico’s expanding energy market. But recent violent clashes in Mexico’s black market oil could affect those investments.
Mexico will elect a new president next year. Although President Trump has temporarily delayed withdrawing the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement, continued uncertainty over NAFTA and Trump's plans for a border wall are roiling Mexican politics.
The man accused of inheriting El Chapo’s drug-trafficking empire was arrested in Mexico’s capital. Dámaso López Núñez is allegedly in charge of the Sinaloa Cartel, the criminal organization led by drug king pin Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán.
Mexico has been victim of drug-related violence and corruption for years. But a new bill passed last Friday may change all that.
Mexico is weighing economic retaliation against the U.S. to counter what Mexicans say is an anti-Mexico American administration. One idea under consideration is a boycott of U.S. corn. Mexico is the number one export market for U.S. corn. And U.S. corn producers are in Mexico City right now lobbying against the idea.
A fugitive former Mexican governor was apprehended over the weekend.
Mexican authorities prepare the extradition of a man accused of killing a border patrol agent in Arizona seven years ago.