Mexican Business Elite on Alert: Former Presidents Calderon, Fox Lose Strength as Opposition Representatives

Mexican Business Elite on Alert: Former Presidents Calderon, Fox Lose Strength as Opposition Representatives

14/01/2020LPO (Mexico City)
Powerful businessman Claudio X. Gonzalez offered a dinner with top-ranking members of the financial establishment. The implications of the García Luna case in the U.S. are of concern.
Mexican mogul David Martínez goes after investment fund tied to Mauricio Macri

Mexican mogul David Martínez goes after investment fund tied to Mauricio Macri

13/01/2020LPO (Buenos Aires)
With Cristina Kirchner's return to power in Argentina, the Mexican mogul seeks to take over PointState investment fund's business. The firm is on the brink of defaulting on investors.
Mexico asks Argentina to open their automotive market in exchange for Argentinean meat imports

Mexico asks Argentina to open their automotive market in exchange for Argentinean meat imports

09/01/2020LPO (Buenos Aires)
Argentine Foreign Minister Felipe Solá will meet with officials from the López Obrador administration. "Unless Argentina opens its car market, it is not viable," the Mexicans say.
Inflation in Mexico closed 2019 at a four-year low

Inflation in Mexico closed 2019 at a four-year low

09/01/2020LPO (Mexico City)
In December it stood at 2.8% due to the decline in energy and agriculture. It strengthens the projection of further interest rate cuts.

López Obrador on U.S.-Iran conflict: "No to war, yes to peace"

López Obrador on U.S.-Iran conflict: "No to war, yes to peace"

09/01/2020LPO (Mexico City)
The president reiterated Mexico's neutral position, while calling for resolving the confrontation through dialogue.

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The IMF says Alberto Fernandez's first steps are heading in the right direction

The IMF says Alberto Fernandez's first steps are heading in the right direction

09/01/2020LPO (Buenos Aires)
Alejandro Werner, director for the Western Hemisphere, applauded the fiscal prudence, but warned that they are waiting for "a more profound dialogue" with the Fernández administration in Argentina.

The first conflict between Spanish President Pedro Sanchez and his coalition ally Pablo Iglesias erupts one day before taking office

The first conflict between Spanish President Pedro Sanchez and his coalition ally Pablo Iglesias erupts one day before taking office

09/01/2020LPO (Madrid)
The Spanish president's circle is angry with Podemos after the leftist party leaked the names of the incoming ministers.
 US-Iran Conflict in Baghdad Puts Pressure on Argentina's Alberto Fernández

US-Iran Conflict in Baghdad Puts Pressure on Argentina's Alberto Fernández

02/01/2020LPO (Buenos Aires)
The escalation in the Middle East complicates the delicate balance that Fernández is trying to strike in order to achieve a pleasant relationship with Trump while avoiding aggravating his VP Cristina Kirchner.
Mexican Peso Exceeded Expectations by Growing Almost 4% in 2019

Mexican Peso Exceeded Expectations by Growing Almost 4% in 2019

02/01/2020LPO (Mexico City)
The Chicago Mercantile Exchange projects that the Mexican currency will continue to gain ground in January.

 King of Spain Calls for "Respect for the Constitution" as President Sánchez Negotiates with Independence Supporters

King of Spain Calls for "Respect for the Constitution" as President Sánchez Negotiates with Independence Supporters

25/12/2019LPO (Madrid)
Felipe VI cited the crisis in Catalonia as one of the greatest "concerns" for the country and recalled that the Magna Carta " recognizes the territorial diversity that defines us".