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1st phase of Mexican solar project to be operating in April

Feb. 03, 2023 00:58 AM EST

PUERTO PEÑASCO, Mexico (AP) — Mexico was pushed to accelerate its turn toward renewable energy after Russia's invasion of Ukraine last year drove a sharp increase in global energy costs, Mexico Foreign Affairs Secretary Marcelo Ebrard said late Thursday. Ebrard made the comments...

Mexico president insists relations with Spain still 'paused'

Dec. 16, 2022 20:55 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s president insisted Friday that his country’s relations with Spain are still “on pause,” one day after Mexico’s top diplomat met with his Spanish counterpart and said relations were being “relaunched.” The confusing about-face involves...

Mexico to make last-ditch effort to solve US corn dispute

Dec. 12, 2022 19:13 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s foreign secretary has announced he will travel to Washington, D.C., on Friday in a last-ditch effort to resolve a dispute over imports of U.S. corn before a scheduled visit next month by U.S. President Joe Biden. Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard said...

Mexico City warrant for opposition legislator draws anger

Dec. 08, 2022 19:37 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City prosecutors announced Thursday they have issued an arrest warrant for the top opposition legislator in the city’s assembly, drawing cries of political persecution. The issue is a sensitive one for Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum, who has been unable to...

Mexico ups target for cutting emissions, boosting renewables

Nov. 12, 2022 06:37 AM EST

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Mexico announced Saturday it's raising its target for cutting greenhouse gas emissions and boosting the rollout of renewable energy, though it remains a regional laggard on climate action. Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said Mexico would aim to...