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Trump’s new Mexico tariffs threaten to derail a major trade agreement that took more than a year of bitter negotiation, and they’re even drawing the ire of a Republican ally

US President Donald Trump’s threat of 5% tariffs on goods from Mexico over illegal immigration could upend a major trade deal that took over a year of bitter negotiations to reach. The US, Canada, and Mexico agreed to the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement last year, but Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa warned […]
Trump’s new Mexico tariffs threaten to derail a major trade agreement that took more than a year of bitter negotiation, and they’re even drawing the ire of a Republican ally
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Trump’s new trade deal with Canada and Mexico is winning early praise

The US, Canada, and Mexico agreed on Sunday to update the North American Free Trade Agreement, rebranding the deal as the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA. The deal would make edits to NAFTA’s auto, labour, and dispute-resolution rules and open up access to various protected industries like dairy and wine. Business […]
Trump’s new trade deal with Canada and Mexico is winning early praise
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Meet Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the new populist president of Mexico who vowed to sell his official jet and wrote an entire book calling on Trump to ‘listen up’

Andrés Manuel López Obrador won Mexico’s presidency in a landslide victory on Sunday night. The 64-year-old populist inherits a country plagued with official corruption and violence whose population is increasingly disillusioned with the political status quo. He campaigned on a platform of ending corruption and poverty and has vowed not […]
Meet Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the new populist president of Mexico who vowed to sell his official jet and wrote an entire book calling on Trump to ‘listen up’
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Deadly violence in Mexico is intensifying, and May set an all-time record

May was the deadliest month recorded in Mexico since the government began releasing homicide data in 1998. The country has seen a sustained increase in violence over the past three years. May’s record-setting bloodshed comes just a month before nationwide elections that will select the country’s next president. The steady […]
Deadly violence in Mexico is intensifying, and May set an all-time record
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‘God knows we don’t like him’: Mexico’s former ambassador to China explains how Mexico — and the world — reacted to the first year of Trump

Jorge Guajardo spent nearly a decade in Mexico’s diplomatic corps, serving as consul general in Austin, Texas, from 2005 to 2007 before moving to China, where he became one of Mexico’s longest-serving ambassadors to that country, leaving in 2013. Outside of his diplomatic positions, both of which he was appointed […]
‘God knows we don’t like him’: Mexico’s former ambassador to China explains how Mexico  — and the world  —  reacted to the first year of Trump
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Mexico’s president called off a White House visit after Trump refused to say publicly that Mexico won’t pay for the border wall

Mexico’s president will reportedly no longer visit the White House after he argued with President Donald Trump over his long-promised border wall. Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto attempted to persuade Trump to publicly admit that Mexico won’t pay for the border wall. Trump promised repeatedly during his 2016 presidential campaign […]
Mexico’s president called off a White House visit after Trump refused to say publicly that Mexico won’t pay for the border wall