Court battle: Dozens of Canadian, European energy companies sue the Mexican government

Court battle: Dozens of Canadian, European energy companies sue the Mexican government

Hace 15 minutosLPO (Mexico City)
The López Obrador government introduced new operating rules for renewable energy companies. "They want to prevent state-owned CFE from losing market share to the private sector," say sources within the government.

Concerned about growing unrest, Spain's government infiltrates Madrid's protests

Concerned about growing unrest, Spain's government infiltrates Madrid's protests

Hace 4 horasLPO (Madrid)
With left-wing Podemos party in power, it is feared that the protests in Salamanca will give rise to a new movement of the 'Indignant' but from the far right.

Kirchner to the rescue: The Vice President's intervention helped unlock Argentina's debt negotiations days before going into default

Kirchner to the rescue: The Vice President's intervention helped unlock Argentina's debt negotiations days before going into default

21/05/2020LPO (Buenos Aires)
Cristina Kirchner, former president, and current vice president of Argentina reached out to the foreign investment funds and also to the government to push for an agreement.

 Mexican president to present GDP alternative index to measure country's "wellbeing"

Mexican president to present GDP alternative index to measure country's "wellbeing"

21/05/2020LPO (Mexico City)
The index will also cover happiness and reveal Mexico's inequality. "It will be my contribution to the return to the new normal after the pandemic," he said.
 Mexico prepares for a gradual opening: "If something goes wrong, we will return to the lockdown"

Mexico prepares for a gradual opening: "If something goes wrong, we will return to the lockdown"

14/05/2020LPO (Mexico City)
The country recorded a total of 4,220 deaths and 40,186 confirmed infections. Dr. López-Gatell confirmed that mining, construction and the automotive sector will be reactivated on June 1.
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AMLO: "Even if I'm criticized for militarizing the country, I'm going forward because it's necessary"

AMLO: "Even if I'm criticized for militarizing the country, I'm going forward because it's necessary"

14/05/2020LPO (Mexico City)
Facing opposition from specialists, the Mexican president defended the presidential decree that allows the Army and Navy to carry out police functions for five years.

Argentina's Finance Minister confirmed that the dialogue with the bondholders is improving: "Things are going the way we want them to go"

Argentina's Finance Minister confirmed that the dialogue with the bondholders is improving: "Things are going the way we want them to go"

14/05/2020LPO (Buenos Aires)
Martín Guzmán confirmed that the payment grace period is one of the most contested issues by the creditors.

Mexico's Central Bank lowers interest rate to 5.5% amidst the economic recession

Mexico's Central Bank lowers interest rate to 5.5% amidst the economic recession

14/05/2020LPO (Mexico City)
It is the third 50-point base cut during the year. Banxico expects further employment contractions for the second quarter.

Infections in Argentina jumped to 316 a day as the Government contemplates a return to lockdown

Infections in Argentina jumped to 316 a day as the Government contemplates a return to lockdown

14/05/2020LPO (Buenos Aires)
The highest number since the virus was detected in Argentina. Phase two restrictions in the country's capital could return if the curve goes up. Chief of Staff Santiago Cafiero led a meeting on Wednesday with the Health, Development, and Security teams to discuss how to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in the urban areas.

Military Officials question Mexican Health Department's calculations, urge López Obrador to extend lockdown

Military Officials question Mexican Health Department's calculations, urge López Obrador to extend lockdown

07/05/2020LPO (Mexico City)
The Secretary of Defense disregards the mathematical calculations and warns about the health crisis. The dilemma with Foreign Secretary Ebrard and the pressure from the United States.