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The World Has Officially Lost Confidence In U.S. Leadership Under Trump

Global views on U.S. leadership have plummeted since President Donald Trump took office, according to a Gallup poll. The poll, released Thursday, shows that only 30 percent of the public approves of U.S. leadership, down from 48 percent in 2016. At the same time, 43 percent of people expressed a neg

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Mexico to Request Extradition of Former Chihuahua Governor

MEXICO CITY - Mexico's federal government will file extradition requests for a former ruling party governor accused of diverting public funds. Cesar Duarte is the former governor of the northern border state of Chihuahua. He is believed to be in the United States. The state's new opposition governor


Mexican president and Cabinet members suffer eye irritation after event

January 15, 2018 / 6:35 PM / Updated 30 minutes ago MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and several members of his Cabinet experienced severe eye irritation after attending an event in the central state of Queretaro last week, the president's office said in a statement on Su


Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto Optimistic About NAFTA Renegotiations

The president of Mexico is expressing optimism regarding the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. President Enrique Pena Nieto said Thursday he believes renegotiations could mutually benefit Mexico,Canada, and the U.S. Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto speaks during a press


MEXICO: Pena Nieto Makes Changes To His Cabinet

(RTTNews) - Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto has announced several changes to his Cabinet. He accepted the resignation of Miguel ngel Osorio Chong as Secretary of the Interior and appointed Alfonso Navarrete Prida in his place. The Mexican President also accepted the resignation of Luis Enrique


Mexico Takes to Twitter to Slam Trump on Wall Funding Claims

Mexico has long said it wouldn't be paying for a border wall with the U.S. On Thursday, officials used some cheeky language on President Donald Trump's favorite medium to reiterate their message. Both Mexico's Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo and the country's chief Nafta negotiator Kenneth Smith


Mexican president says 'optimistic' about NAFTA deal

Reuters. Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto addresses the audience during a ceremony at Los Pinos Presidential Residence in Mexico City MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said on Thursday he is optimistic that the United States, Mexico and Canada can successfully renegot


Mexico will never pay for Trump wall: Mexican economy minister

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico has made clear it will never pay for President Donald Trump's planned southern border wall, the country's economy minister said on Thursday, after the U.S. leader again insisted he would make Mexico pay for the barrier. "The President of Mexico (Enrique Pena Nieto) ha


Conway: Trump 'Discovered' A Physical Wall Isn't Possible Across Entire Border

President Donald Trump has "discovered" that a physical wall across the entire U.S.-Mexico border is not necessarily possible, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway told CNN Wednesday. "What's true is that after conferring with the experts who are involved in this process ... the President has disc


Kremlin rejects U.S. charge of meddling in Mexican presidential poll

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin dismissed a U.S. allegation it was meddling in Mexican politics ahead of a presidential election there as unfounded. Moscow was responding to comments made by U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster in a Dec. 15 video clip in which he said there were "initial sig


Mexico's interior minister steps down

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican Interior Minister Miguel Angel Osorio Chong said on Wednesday he was stepping down from his post in which he oversaw government responsibilities including security, migration and human rights. Osorio Chong made the announcement, which had been widely expected, at a s


Mexico's domestic security chief steps down after 5 years

The man in charge of Mexico's domestic security the past five years is stepping down. Miguel Angel Osorio Chong says he wants to pursue other political responsibilities and is widely expected to run for the Senate under the governing party in July's elections. President Enrique Pena Nieto named La


Mexican Governor Says His State Is Being Punished for Corruption Inquiry

MEXICO CITY - A Mexican governor said Monday that the government of President Enrique Pena Nieto was denying his state vital resources in order to squash a corruption investigation that reaches the highest ranks of the nation's governing party. The governor, Javier Corral, was promised millions of d


Report: Kremlin Looking to Influence Mexico's 2018 Presidential Election

A new report by one of Mexico's top newspapers points to a sophisticated effort by Russian operators to influence the upcoming 2018 Mexican presidential election. The efforts appear to be based on the use of misinformation to create discord within Mexico. U.S. National Security Advisor General H.R.


Panama extradites Mexican ex-governor accused of corruption

PANAMA CITY (AP) - Panama has extradited a fugitive Mexican ex-governor wanted on corruption charges after holding him in custody for more than six months. Panama's foreign ministry confirmed Thursday's extradition of former Quintana Roo Gov. Roberto Borge. Mexican authorities were escorting him to


Mexico fugitive ex-governor Roberto Borge extradited

Panama has extradited the fugitive former governor of the southern Mexican state of Quintana Roo to Mexico. Roberto Borge, who was governor from 2011 to 2016, was arrested in June as he was about to board a plane to Paris. Mr Borge, 38, will stand trial in Mexico over the sale of state-owned land wo


Former mayor, son killed in central Mexico amid murder spike

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A former mayor and his son were killed on Wednesday in central Mexico, adding to an uptick in murders of politicians ahead of national elections later this year. Miguel Angel Licona, 76, a former mayor of the municipality of Mixquiahuala in the state of Hidalgo, was shot dea


Time Deems Mexico's Presidential Frontrunner Lpez Obrador A Threat to World Economy

Investors are spooked as leftist AMLO continues to lead in Mexico's presidential polls (Mussio Cardenas). Espanol Time magazine has deemed leftist Mexican presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lpez Obrador (AMLO) as a "risk for investments" in the eventuality that he wins the July 2018 elections. The


Mexico fights back against false Trump tweet, says it 'will not negotiate' through social networks

President Trump and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto meet on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, last year. (Saul Loeb / Agence France Presse /Getty Images) President Trump falsely claimed in a tweet Thursday morning that Mexico is "now rated the number one most dangerous countr


Mexico Marks 2017 as Bloodiest in 20 Years Despite Incomplete Cartel Crime Statistics

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - The raging cartel violence spreading throughout the country has marked 2017 as the bloodiest year since 1997 when the government began documenting such murders. The official figures, however, pale in comparison to reality since they do not account for the number of victims "dis