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  • MEXICO CITY/ MADRID, Dec 6- Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim and construction firm ICA will bid jointly to build a $3.5 billion terminal for Mexico City's new airport, and no longer face competition from Spanish rivals Ferrovial and Dragados, people familiar with the matter said. Reuters reported in October that a consortium led by Carso Infraestructura y...

  • MEXICO CITY, Dec 1- Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim said on Thursday that if President-elect Donald Trump succeeds in office, it will be good news for Mexico, and that he would be more worried as an American than a Mexican about the next U.S. government. Then, a few days before the Nov. 8 election, Slim said Trump's plans could "destroy" the United States economy.

  • MEXICO CITY, Dec 1- Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim said on Thursday that if President-elect Donald Trump succeeds as U.S. leader, it will be good news for Mexico, offering a more upbeat view on the outlook for a Trump government than he had previously. "That's fantastic for Mexico," Slim said at an event held by U.S. news agency Bloomberg in Mexico City.

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 17- Mexico has declared a Chinese-backed group winner of a tender to build and run a multi-billion dollar wholesale mobile network, the first major new investment announced in the country since Donald Trump's U.S. election victory. Second-largest is the 23.36 percent stake held by the China- Mexico fund created by the two countries in 2014,...

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 17- Mexico on Thursday declared a group backed by Chinese capital and a fund run by Morgan Stanley Infrastructure as the winner of a tender to build and run a national wholesale mobile network. Its second-largest is the China- Mexico fund, which was created by the two countries in 2014, and is managed by a subsidiary of the World Bank's...

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 10- Mexico's Elementia, a cement company partly owned by billionaire Carlos Slim, said on Thursday it had completed its 4.37 billion peso capital raise and could now complete its takeover of U.S. peer Giant Cement Holding. It will now buy the 55 percent of Giant Cement for some $220 million, Elementia said, and lend it some $305 million.

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 4- The Mexican government on Friday disqualified one of the two consortia competing to build and run a long-delayed national wholesale mobile network, leaving one group as the sole bidder on the ambitious project. The government disqualified the Rivada consortium from the tender for the network that will use spectrum in the 700 MHz band,...

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 4- The Mexican government on Friday disqualified one of the two bidders competing to build and run a national wholesale mobile network, a decision the rejected consortium decried as unfair. Ezequiel Gil, an official at the Communications and Transport Ministry told a news conference the group made up of Rivada Networks and Spectrum Frontier,...

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 4- The Mexican government on Friday disqualified one of the consortia competing in a tender to build and run a national wholesale mobile network, leaving just one bid remaining for the long-delayed project. An official at the Ministry of Communications and Transport said at a news conference that the group made up of Rivada Networks and...

  • BOGOTA, Oct 28- The consortium directing a $843 million effort to make Colombia's Magdalena River navigable has submitted all but one piece of paperwork required for two Mexican companies to be put in the running to take over a majority stake in the project, the government said on Friday. IDEAL and FCC Americas, part of billionaire Carlos Slim's Carso Group, have...

  • MEXICO CITY, Oct 28- Latin American stocks and currencies mostly fell on Friday following news that the FBI will review more emails related to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's private email use. Mexico's peso sank nearly 1.4 percent, blowing past 19 per dollar, as global markets were rattled by the news of the FBI probe, but the currency...

  • Life is tough in Santa Cruz Itundujia in the mountains of Oaxaca state and it is made even harder here and in other isolated towns throughout Mexico's rugged interior by a lack of connectivity that complicates everything from education to getting help in medical emergencies. In these remote indigenous hills, President Enrique Pena Nieto's...

  • MEXICO CITY/ MADRID, Oct 25- Tycoon Carlos Slim's construction arm is in talks with his majority-owned construction firm FCC and rival Spanish builder Acciona to jointly bid on a coveted $3.5 billion Mexico City airport terminal project, five people familiar with the matter said. The bid for the terminal, hot on the heels of Carso's runway bid, shows how Slim,...

  • Oi's bankruptcy filing, the largest in Brazil's history, added a sense of urgency to fixing the framework, in which assets go back to the state when the license ends, said Igor de Freitas, a board member at industry watchdog Anatel. Executives at TIM Participações SA and Telefónica Brasil SA have listed regulatory overhaul as a key condition for them to invest...

  • Carlos Slim, Chairman, Grupo Carso.

    Trump will claim a Mexican billionaire was part of a cabal dredging up allegations the Republican groped women, the WSJ reports.

  • Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event on October 14, 2016 in Greensboro, North Carolina.

    Donald Trump attacked Carlos Slim for allegedly trying to influence the election, a claim that a spokesperson for Slim has denied.

  • Trump accuses Carlos Slim of trying to help Clinton win

    While campaigning in North Carolina, presidential candidate Donald Trump called out Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim and the New York Times. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports.

  • Mexican Tycon Carlos Slim.

    Trump reportedly plans to claim Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim is fighting his candidacy, but a spokesman for Slim denied such a claim.

  • MEXICO CITY, Oct 12- A U.S. wireless startup backed by a co-founder of web phone service Skype has teamed up with Mexican pay-TV provider Dish Mexico to lure subscribers with free call and data plans in the country's growing and increasingly competitive mobile market. MVNOs, like Virgin Mobile, which has just a 0.6 percent market share in Mexico, rent capacity from...

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    Amazon rose 10 percent in early trade after a slew of Wall Street analysts praised the e-commerce giant's first-quarter results.