Mexico breaks up migrant caravan heading toward U.S.

World Jan 24, 2020

Mexico breaks up migrant caravan heading toward U.S.

Eight hundred Central American migrants were rounded up and hauled onto buses by Mexican national guardsmen and immigration agents after crossing into the country early Thursday and walking for hours along a rural highway. The migrants had stopped for the day at a shaded crossroads ...

Even as Trump claims two victories on trade, doubts remain

Business Jan 20, 2020

Even as Trump claims two victories on trade, doubts remain

by Paul Wiseman

President Donald Trump's trade deal with China last week opened up export opportunities for American farmers, manufacturers and energy producers. And his trade pact with Canada and Mexico, approved Thursday by the Senate, could help restore some auto production in the United States. Yet perhaps ...

Mexico blocks migrants trying to cross from Guatemala on way to U.S.

World Jan 19, 2020

Mexico blocks migrants trying to cross from Guatemala on way to U.S.

Mexican authorities closed a border entry point in southern Mexico on Saturday after thousands of Central American migrants tried to push their way across a bridge spanning the Suchiate River between Mexico and Guatemala. Honduran migrants waved their country's flag and sang the national anthem ...

U.S. Senate passes new North American trade deal

Business Jan 17, 2020

U.S. Senate passes new North American trade deal

The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved a revamp of the 26-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement that includes tougher rules on labor and automotive content but leaves $1.2 trillion in annual U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade flows largely unchanged. The legislation for the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement passed on an ...