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Migrants in Mexico despair; U.S. extends pandemic asylum limits

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REYNOSA, May 23 (Reuters) – Migrants across northern Mexico voiced frustration and desperation on Monday, after the U.S. government failed to lift a pandemic-era policy that has largely prevented them from seeking asylum in the United States for over two years. An eleventh-hour decision by a federal judge in Louisiana......

PGA Championship up for grabs as Pereira’s lead trimmed to one

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TULSA, Oklahoma, May 22 (Reuters) – The PGA Championship was set for a wild finish after Chile’s Mito Pereira saw his three-shot lead trimmed to one with nine holes to play on Sunday, leaving the Wanamaker trophy up for grabs. Pereira, playing in just his second major, started three clear......

COVID restrictions for migrants at U.S. border cannot end yet, judge rules

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May 20 (Reuters) – U.S. authorities were blocked by a federal judge on Friday from lifting COVID-19 restrictions that empower agents at the U.S.-Mexico border to turn back migrants without giving them a chance to seek asylum. The nationwide injunction issued by U.S. District Judge Robert Summerhays in Louisiana means......

Biden officials consider inviting Cuban representative to Americas summit -source

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HAVANA/WASHINGTON, May 20 (Reuters) – Biden administration officials are considering inviting a Cuban representative to the U.S.-hosted Summit of the Americas, a person familiar with the matter said, as Washington scrambled to head off a potentially embarrassing boycott by some regional leaders. Discussion has focused on allowing a Cuban presence......

U.S. files third labor complaint in Mexico, on behalf of Panasonic workers

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MEXICO CITY, May 18 (Reuters) – U.S. labor officials asked Mexico on Wednesday to probe whether workers at a Panasonic (6752.T) auto parts factory were denied their rights, marking the third U.S. labor complaint under a new trade deal that aims to improve workplace conditions in Mexico. The request from......

Authorities discover narco-tunnel on U.S.-Mexico border

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MEXICO CITY, May 17 (Reuters) – U.S. anti-narcotics agents have discovered a drug-smugglers’ tunnel running under the U.S.-Mexico border and equipped with a rail track, electricity and ventilation system, the U.S. Department of Justice said. The so-called “narco-tunnel” led from the Mexican city of Tijuana to a warehouse 300 feet......

Under an orange sky, largest U.S. wildfire menaces New Mexico towns

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BLACK LAKE, N.M., May 11 (Reuters) – Firefighters rested under an apocalyptic orange sky and vehicles streamed out of Angel Fire, New Mexico, on Wednesday as the largest active U.S. wildfire advanced on the ski resort and nearby town of Taos. With winds gusting over 50 mph (80 kmh) through......

Ukrainian Americans try many ways to bring in relatives

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May 9 (Reuters) – Twice daily, Yuliya Day reaches out by phone from Los Angeles to see how her mother and aunt are doing in the attic they’ve rented in Warsaw. The sisters, 68 and 70 years old, crossed the Polish-Ukrainian border with two cats and few belongings after fleeing......

Verstappen beats Leclerc to win first Miami Grand Prix

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Verstappen cuts Leclerc’s lead to 19 points Third win in five races for Red Bull driver Ferrari second and third with Leclerc and Sainz Verstappen also takes fastest lap MIAMI, May 8 (Reuters) – Formula One world champion Max Verstappen won the first Miami Grand Prix for Red Bull on......

Mexico president says no country should be excluded from Americas Summit

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Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador attends a wreath-laying ceremony at the Jose Marti monument in Havana, Cuba May 8, 2022. Yamil Lage/Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HAVANA, May 8 (Reuters) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Sunday during a......

Mexico president says no country should be excluded from Americas Summit

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Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador attends a wreath-laying ceremony at the Jose Marti monument in Havana, Cuba May 8, 2022. Yamil Lage/Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HAVANA, May 8 (Reuters) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Sunday during a......

Leclerc seizes Miami pole in Ferrari front row sweep

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Leclerc on pole, Sainz alongside First Ferrari front row lockout since 2019 Verstappen lines up third Hamilton sixth for Mercedes MIAMI, May 7 (Reuters) – Formula One championship leader Charles Leclerc took pole position for the inaugural Miami Grand Prix ahead of Ferrari team mate Carlos Sainz in a front......

Mexican officials clear out migrant camp at Texas border

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A makeshift migrant camp set up on a public square housing nearly 2,000 migrants, is pictured near the Reynosa-Hidalgo International Bridge, in Reynosa, Mexico March 31, 2022. Picture taken with a drone. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MEXICO CITY, May 3 (Reuters) –......

U.S.-Mexico migration talks ‘constructive,’ not ‘threatening’ -White House

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WASHINGTON, April 29 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden had “constructive” talks with Mexican counterpart President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Friday, the White House said, as officials on both sides of the shared border fret about lapsing immigration restrictions. The meeting followed just a few days after a federal......

Spain’s BBVA tops forecasts, boosted by emerging markets

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A view shows the Spanish bank BBVA’s headquarters, in Madrid, Spain November 17, 2020. REUTERS/Juan Medina/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Q1 net profit 1.65 bln euros, above market forecasts Mexico’s net profit rises 59%; Turkey up 31% BBVA has so far secured more than......

Mexico’s Grupo Bimbo eyes price hikes as inflation hurts margins

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The logo of Mexican breadmaker Grupo Bimbo is pictured on a delivery truck in Monterrey, Mexico, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MEXICO CITY, April 26 (Reuters) – Mexican breadmaker Grupo Bimbo’s(BIMBOA.MX)first-quarter net profit rose, boosted by strong sales, but higher raw......

Mexico’s Alfa Q1 net profit jumps, hikes EBITDA guidance

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MEXICO CITY, April 25 (Reuters) – Mexican conglomerate Alfa (ALFAA.MX) on Monday posted a first-quarter net profit of 4.3 billion pesos ($217 million), up 38% compared with the same period a year earlier, lifted by high industry margins at its chemicals subsidiary Alpek. Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization......

Mondelez to buy Mexican breadmaker Bimbo’s Ricolino for $1.3 billion

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The logo of Mondelez International is pictured at the company’s building in Zurich November 14, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Buholzer/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register April 25 (Reuters) – Mondelez International Inc (MDLZ.O) said on Monday it would buy breadmaker Grupo Bimbo’s(BIMBOA.MX) confectionery business, Ricolino, for around......

El Salvador extends emergency powers to fight gangs

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A soldier patrols at the 22 de Abril neighborhood after El Salvador’s Congress approved on Sunday emergency powers that temporarily suspended some constitutional protections after the Central American country recorded a sharp rise in killings attributed to criminal gangs, in San Salvador, Soyapango, March 29, 2022. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas Register now......

Nicaragua quits OAS over Ortega re-election criticism, says it is not a ‘colony’

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Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega speaks during the closing ceremony of the 17th Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-Peoples Trade Agreement (ALBA-TCP) Summit in Havana, Cuba, December 14, 2019. Jorge Luis Banos/Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MANAGUA, April 24 (Reuters) – Nicaragua’s......

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