Mexico files U.S. lawsuit against former security minister Genaro Garcia Luna

Mexico has launched a lawsuit in Miami, Florida against former security chief Genaro Garcia Luna and a network of companies run by him and his associates, hoping to recover illegally obtained assets, Mexico’s Financial Intelligence Unit (UIF) said on Tuesday. Ex-Security Minister Garcia Luna pled not guilty last year to U.S. charges involving a multimillion-dollar… Read More Mexico files U.S. lawsuit against former security minister Genaro Garcia Luna

Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador calls for end to Cuba trade embargo following massive protests

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday the U.S. economic embargo of Cuba should be ended to help its people, after the biggest anti-government protests in decades broke out on the island fueled by anger over shortages in basic goods. “The truth is that if one wanted to help Cuba, the first thing… Read More Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador calls for end to Cuba trade embargo following massive protests

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris visits U.S.-Mexico border

Vice President Kamala Harris visited a border patrol facility near the U.S.-Mexico border on Friday and urged a focus on children and practical solutions to migration, in a trip meant to blunt Republican criticism of White House immigration policies. The visit – her first since becoming vice president five months ago – came amid a… Read More U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris visits U.S.-Mexico border

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris visits Mexico, meets President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris told Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador that she saw him as a partner in tackling migration as they agreed on Tuesday to deepen economic ties and invest to improve conditions in Central America. The administration of President Joe Biden has been struggling with the number of migrant children and… Read More U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris visits Mexico, meets President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

U.S. lifts sanctions on Sinaloa cartel senior figure Jesus Zambada

The United States lifted financial sanctions on a top lieutenant of Mexico’s Sinaloa drug cartel on Wednesday, saying Jesus “El Rey” Zambada, who gave testimony against kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, had shown behavioral change. Information published by the U.S. Treasury Department said that Zambada was removed from the sanctions list of the Office of… Read More U.S. lifts sanctions on Sinaloa cartel senior figure Jesus Zambada

Pfizer begins exportation of U.S.-made coronavirus vaccine to other countries

Pfizer Inc’s shipment of COVID-19 vaccine to Mexico this week includes doses made in its U.S. plant, the first of what are expected to be ongoing exports of its shots from the United States, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday. The vaccine shipment, produced at Pfizer’s Kalamazoo, Michigan plant, marks the first… Read More Pfizer begins exportation of U.S.-made coronavirus vaccine to other countries

U.S. to send four million doses of AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine to Mexico and Canada in loan deal

The United States plans to send roughly 4 million doses of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine that it is not using to Mexico and Canada in loan deals with the two countries, an administration official said on Thursday. Mexico will receive 2.5 million doses of the vaccine and Canada is to receive 1.5 million doses, the official… Read More U.S. to send four million doses of AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine to Mexico and Canada in loan deal

Mexico to invoke labour rule to ensure provision of coronavirus vaccine to illegal migrants in U.S.

Mexico will invoke labor provisions in the new North American trade pact in a bid to ensure that illegal migrants in the United States receive coronavirus vaccines, the country’s top diplomat said on Wednesday. Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard told reporters at a regular government news conference that the labor provisions of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement… Read More Mexico to invoke labour rule to ensure provision of coronavirus vaccine to illegal migrants in U.S.