|Research in Mexico Claims to Have Come Up with the Answer to Helping the Poor Save: Plastic|
Using a debit card may actually help some people, particularly those who don’t trust banks, to save more, according to a study that came out this month from researchers.
|Not in Companies' Best Interests to Build Trump Wall|
Mexico’s government has warned Mexican companies that it would not be in their best “interests” to participate in the construction of U.S. President Donald Trump’s border wall.
|Mexican Stocks Hit New Record High, Shrugging Off US Trade Worries|
The country’s benchmark IPC index rose as much as 1.3 per cent in morning trade, capping a stunning rally that has seen the exchange completely erase its post-US election losses and rise above the previous intraday record last August.
|It's Been a Much Better Year for Mexico's Billionaires|
Mexico’s billionaires are now richer than a year ago. Despite a weak currency and a sluggish economy, the combined net worth of Mexico’s billionaires climbed 17%, from $99.6 billion in 2016 to $116.7 billion.
|Centennial of Mexico's Constitution Celebrated with New 100-Peso Bank Note|
A new 100-peso note is Mexico’s first commemorative bank note since 2009. It celebrates the centennial of its constitution and was released on the centennial date of Feb. 5, 2017.
|Mexico to Offer up to 50,000 Jobs for Skilled Deportees|
The Mexican government has signed an agreement with a private organization to provide thousands of jobs for repatriated citizens as the United States moves to boost deportations of immigrants in that country illegally.
|Private Prisons Aren't the Only Companies Making a Fortune Off Immigration Detention|
PRI's The World
The crackdown on undocumented immigrants in the US is ramping up. That could mean we’ll see more people being sent to detention centers. For some companies, more detained immigrants mean more business.
|Conservation Groups Call for Mexican Shrimp Boycott|
Natural Resources Defense Council
Conservation organizations have announced a boycott of all shrimp from Mexico in a bid to pressure Mexican officials to save the endangered vaquita, the world’s smallest porpoise, from imminent extinction.
|Peso Rises After Head of White House Trade Council Says He Sees 'Opportunity' with Mexico|
The Financial Times
The Mexican peso pushed higher on Wednesday after Donald Trump’s top trade adviser issued upbeat remarks on the country, toning down the administration’s often heated rhetoric regarding America’s neighbor to the south.
|As NAFTA Lingers, Mexico to Up Trade with Russia, EU|
Mexico will seek to expand its trade with both Russia and Europe amid impending North American Free Trade Agreement renegotiations with the new US administration.
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