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Gun makers ask court to dismiss Mexican government lawsuit

Nov. 22, 2021 20:39 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Gun manufacturers asked a federal court in Massachusetts on Monday to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Mexico’s government in August arguing that U.S. gun manufacturers and distributors fueled violence in Mexico through their negligent and illegal commercial practices. ...

Biden praises Canada, Mexico as leaders discuss strains

Nov. 18, 2021 22:42 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Reviving three-way North American summitry after a five-year break, President Joe Biden on Thursday joined with the leaders of Canada and Mexico to declare their nations can work together and prove “democracies can deliver” even as they sort out differences on key...

Biden to host Canada's Trudeau, López Obrador at White House

Nov. 10, 2021 11:04 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is set to hold face-to-face talks with his fellow North American leaders next week in Washington, reviving a tradition that had been shelved during the Trump administration. The White House on Wednesday announced plans for the Nov....

US judge approves extradition of former Mexico governor

Nov. 09, 2021 12:50 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — A United States federal judge has certified the extradition of a former Mexican governor accused of embezzling millions of dollars in state funds. U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken will make the final call on sending César Duarte back to Mexico to...

Oklahoma governor traveling to Mexico amid consulate plans

Nov. 02, 2021 11:34 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt is traveling to Mexico, arriving Tuesday afternoon for what his office says is a visit to strengthen trade and economic ties and discuss plans for a Mexican consulate in the state. Stitt and a delegation that includes...

Migrant caravan grows as it heads through southern Mexico

Oct. 27, 2021 17:44 PM EDT

VILLA COMALTITLAN, Mexico (AP) — A growing migrant caravan filled the square in this town in Chiapas state on Wednesday afternoon after knocking off another 13 miles of its trek across southern Mexico. About 2,000 migrants had walked out of the southern city of...

Mexico's richest man to rebuild collapsed subway line

Oct. 20, 2021 20:02 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s richest man reached an agreement with Mexico City authorities Wednesday to rebuild or reinforce an elevated subway line that collapsed in May, killing 26 people. Telecom and construction magnate Carlos Slim said his Grupo Carso’s...

Mexico City brings charges against 10 in subway collapse

Oct. 18, 2021 22:25 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City prosecutors announced Monday they have brought criminal charges against 10 “individuals and companies” for construction and design defects that caused an elevated subway line to collapse in May, killing 26 people. Ulises Lara, the...

Mexico City: criminal charges brought in subway collapse

Oct. 14, 2021 20:22 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City prosecutors announced Thursday they will bring criminal charges shortly against “several people and companies” for construction and design defects that caused an elevated subway line to collapse in May, killing 26 people. Ernestina...

Mexico presents plan to shutter private power plants

Oct. 11, 2021 20:11 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s president presented details on Monday of a proposal that is likely to squeeze out hundreds of private power generating plants and may provoke complaints under the Mexico-U.S.-Canada free trade accord. The constitutional reform presented by...