- El Chapo ran cocaine train route to NYC: ex-cartel member
He should have been called El Choo-po. Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman ran a cocaine train all the way from Mexico to New York City, a former cartel member testified Monday. “Chapo decided who could use the train route,” drug trafficker turned government informant Tirso Martinez Sanchez told jurors. Martinez said he began overseeing the choo-choo...
- Mexico's top court suspends public sector pay cuts law
Mexico's Supreme Court on Friday suspended a new law that cuts public sector pay, freezing it until the tribunal has made a definitive ruling on the legislation, and dealing a blow to Mexican president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.
- Mexico's new government takes aim at drug cartel finances
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is taking aim at the finances of the powerful Jalisco cartel in what a top anti-money laundering official said was an opening salvo in the fight to stop criminal gangs from flourishing with impunity.
- TABLE-Mexico sets January Maya price for international buyers
Mexican state-owned oil
company Pemex revised its January term pricing
formulas for crude oil shipped to its international customers,
the company said on Friday.
The following table lists the adjustments to price constants
in the Americas, the U.S. West Coast, Europe and the Far East:
DESTINATION DEC CONSTANT JAN CONSTANT
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- Hannity – Thursday, December 6
On Thursday, Sean Hannity awaits the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s files on former Trump associates Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort. Then, Sean investigates the dossier financed by the Clinton Foundation and alleged espionage. Plus, the latest on the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border and the final goodbye to former President George H.W. Bush.
- Southwest border crossing apprehensions spiked in November, DHS reveals
The number of immigrants who were apprehended while attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally or who were deemed inadmissible at a port of entry last month increased by 60 percent from the same period in 2017, according to numbers released Thursday by the Department of Homeland Security.
- Costa Rica competition regulator blocks Walmex acquisition
Wal-Mart de Mexico said on
Thursday Costa Rica's competition regulator had notified the
company that it opposes its plan to buy 52 local supermarkets,
which would grow its store tally in the Central American nation
to more than 300.
- Michael Avenatti joins Statue of Liberty protester's legal team
Attorney Michael Avenatti announced Thursday that he is joining the legal team representing Patricia Okoumou, who climbed the Statue of Liberty this past July 4th to protest the Trump-era separations of families who attempted to cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally.
- Many myths around migrants, report says
Conservative rhetoric about migrants -- like the group making their way through Mexico, the one President Donald Trump called an "invasion" -- might lead some to believe that migrants are a threat to American health, a strain on the health care system and damaging to the economy. But a new series of papers presented at a UN Intergovernmental Conference this week and published Wednesday in the journal Lancet says that, based on evidence, that's not true.
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