Latest Enrique Pena Nieto News

Mexico commemorates victims of deadly quakes

Sep. 19, 2018 5:58 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's wounds remained open Wednesday as victims, relatives and rescuers marked the Sept. 19 anniversaries of last year's earthquake that killed more than 360 people and the devastating 1985 temblor that left at least 9,500 dead. With reconstruction slow from the 2017 quake, relatives...

Mexico stops hotel project at sea turtle nesting beach

Sep. 18, 2018 6:11 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Environmental authorities in Mexico say they have denied permits for a proposed hotel near one of Mexico's most important sea turtle nesting beaches on the Caribbean. The 520-room hotel project would have erected 23 buildings and an artificial lake on property just inland from the Xcacel...

Gunmen wearing mariachi garb kill 5, wound 8 in Mexico City

Sep. 15, 2018 8:49 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexicans heading into the weekend's Independence Day celebrations were jolted by a brazen shooting by men dressed as mariachi musicians who killed five people and wounded eight in Garibaldi Plaza, an iconic square in the capital where the bands serenade tourists. The Mexico City...

Correction: Trade-US-Canada story

Sep. 4, 2018 11:11 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Sept. 1 about negotiations to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Michael Best Strategies is a law firm. It is a consulting company and the lobbying arm of the law firm Michael Best & Friedrich LLP. A corrected...

Groups call on Mexico to continue search for 43 students

Sep. 3, 2018 9:28 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican and international human rights groups on Monday told the families of 43 students missing since 2014 that they are not alone, just days after President Enrique Pena Nieto reaffirmed his belief in the government's initial widely discredited investigation into the case. Pena Nieto...

Mexican president blames state, local police for crime surge

Sep. 3, 2018 4:48 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — In his final state of the union address Monday, outgoing President Enrique Pena Nieto blamed surging violent crime in Mexico on the inability of state and local police to handle the smaller gangs that emerged following the capture of cartel leaders. Pena Nieto, who leaves office with...

Trump: Canada 'will be out' of trade deal unless it's 'fair'

Sep. 1, 2018 1:19 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump warned Canada on Saturday that it "will be out" of a revised North American trade agreement unless it's "fair" to the United States, and he threatened to scrap the current deal should Congress "interfere" with the negotiations. "There is no political necessity to...

Trump to sign Mexico deal in 90 days; Canada talks to resume

Aug. 31, 2018 6:28 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Talks to keep Canada in a North American trade bloc broke up Friday and will resume next week with the two longtime allies divided over such issues as Canada's dairy market and U.S. efforts to shield drug companies from generic competition. President Donald Trump notified Congress on ...

US, Canada to resume urgent trade talks Friday

Aug. 30, 2018 10:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Negotiators for the United States and Canada will meet again Friday morning to resume their urgent talks to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement. Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland met for less than five minutes late Thursday night with U.S. Trade Representative Robert...

The Latest: US-Canada trade talks to resume Friday morning

Aug. 30, 2018 10:48 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on talks to overhaul the North American Free Trade Agreement (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Negotiators for the United States and Canada will meet again Friday morning to resume their urgent talks to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement. Canadian Foreign Minister...