|Remittances from Migrants Living Abroad to Mexico Drop Slightly in February|
The amount of money sent home by Mexican migrants living abroad slipped slightly in February versus a year ago, the first year-on-year drop since March 2016, central bank data showed this week.
|Inflation Hits Highest in Mexico Since the Recession|
Mexico’s annual inflation rate rose above 5 percent to a almost eight-year high in early March, but policymakers said this week that it should trend back toward their 3-percent target by the end of next year.
|Mexico Records Lowest Unemployment Rate in 11 Years, But Challenges Remain|
Mexico’s unemployment reached its lowest rate in 11 years this February, according to the National Institute of Statistics and Geography. But experts warn the unemployment rate could increase in following months.
|NAFTA Plunged 20M Mexicans into Poverty: Report|
Television del Sur
Mexico’s so-called “prosperity” under the North American Free Trade Agreement over the past 23 years has actually seen a shocking 20 million people fall into poverty in the country, according to a report by the Center for Economic and Policy Research.
|Despite Security Worries, Mexico's Largest Travel Trade Show Underway in Acapulco|
Mexico News Daily
Mexico’s biggest travel trade show has kicked off in Acapulco, where organizers are hoping to inject new energy into the destination’s tourist industry. But the start was not an auspicious one.
|Oil Drillers Face an Angry Mob in Guerrilla Country|
An angry mob torched City Hall in the southern Mexican town of Tecpatan last month over oil, specifically the government’s plan to auction off a swath of land around their farming community to private drillers.
|Calling U.S. Anti-NAFTA Bluff, Mexico Is Looking to Get Its Corn from Elsewhere|
US president Donald Trump’s threats to upend existing free-trade agreements so far amount to bluster, but that’s not stopping Mexico from taking steps to protect itself.
|US Banks Could Lose $159B from Mass Deportations|
Mexico issued a public recommendation to Mexican immigrants to pull funds out of their U.S. bank accounts in order to protect their savings.
|Mexican Peso Heads for Largest Monthly Rise in 5 Years as GOP Agenda Falters|
The Mexican peso is headed for its largest monthly gain in nearly five years as President Donald Trump and his partisans suffer the first major legislative setback of his presidency.
|Videgaray: Mexico Willing to 'Step Away from NAFTA'|
Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said that if North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations don’t benefit all parties involved, the country is willing to "step away" from it as a last resort.
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