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WASHINGTON, Jan 10- An internal World Bank watchdog criticized the lender on Friday for not doing enough due diligence on a loan made to an Honduran company that is purportedly linked to multiple killings and drug trafficking.
MEXICO CITY, Jan 9- Mexican inflation quickened in December to a six-month high on a spike in subway fares in the capital city and a jump in tomato prices, but tamer underlying price pressures suggest interest rates will likely remain on hold this year. Mexico's central bank targets a 3 percent inflation rate, but is comfortable with a rate of up to 4 percent.
SAN SALVADOR, Jan 8- Even as El Salvador's coffee industry continues to grapple with the rapid spread of a deadly fungal outbreak, the country's current crop appears to have dodged a bullet from last month's volcanic eruption, a top government minister said on Wednesday.
TULA, Mexico, Jan 3- Mexico's oil refining industry, saddled for years with bloated costs, chronic underinvestment and generous government fuel subsidies, ought to be on the verge of a bright new dawn.
When the leaders of Mexico and China met last summer, there was much talk of the need to deepen trade. Down on Mexico's Pacific coast, a drug gang was already making it a reality.
LAZARO CARDENAS, Mexico, Jan 1- When the leaders of Mexico and China met last summer, there was much talk of the need to deepen trade between their nations.
MADRID, Dec 23- Mexican frozen food company Sigma and Shuanghui International Holdings of China have signed an agreement to share ownership of Spanish meat processor Campofrio, cooling hopes of a bidding war.
MEXICO CITY, Dec 20- Mexico's central bank flagged risks to growth but was hopeful economic reforms could lift the economy in the months ahead, with minutes of its latest meeting showing its board was unanimous in holding interest rates at a record low.
Dec 19- Mexico earned a higher debt rating from Standard& Poor's on Thursday and expectations of more upgrades to come could help support Mexican assets in the coming months even as the government borrows more.
GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador, Dec 19- Ecuador's economy will grow around 4 percent this year while inflation will remain below 3 percent, President Rafael Correa said on Thursday, adding GDP in 2014 will likely expand 5 percent. Ecuador's currency has been the U.S. dollar since 2000..
NEW YORK/ MEXICO CITY, Dec 19- Standard& Poor's on Thursday raised its sovereign long-term foreign currency credit rating for Mexico by one notch to BBB-plus days after the country approved the biggest shake-up of its energy sector since 1938 in a bid to boost growth.
*Pemex says still time to fix ailing alliance with Repsol. MADRID, Dec 19- The long-time oil alliance between Mexico's Pemex and Spain's Repsol.
DETROIT, Dec 19- Honda Motor Co will introduce a new version of its subcompact Fit and the automaker's luxury brand Acura will show its TLX midsize sedan as a prototype at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit next month.
MEXICO CITY, Dec 16- Hundreds of people were evacuated after an explosion and fire that was caused by thieves trying to tap into a natural gas pipeline of state oil and gas company Pemex on the outskirts of Mexico City, emergency services said on Monday. According to media reports, seven people were injured.
MEXICO CITY, Dec 13- Mexico's state-run oil company Pemex aims to keep all of its current oil and gas developments through the initial allocation of operating rights scheduled for the first half of 2014, Chief Executive Emilio Lozoya said on Friday.
MEXICO CITY, Dec 10- Mexico's Senate on Tuesday debated a landmark energy overhaul bill at the center of President Enrique Pena Nieto's economic reform drive, after the country's two biggest political parties hammered out a draft presented over the weekend.
MEXICO CITY, Dec 9- Mexican Senate committees on Monday gave general approval to a draft energy bill allowing private investment in the world's No. 10 oil producer in what would be the biggest opening of the state-controlled sector in its 75- year history.
MEXICO CITY, Dec 9- Mexican Senate committees on Monday resumed debate of a draft energy bill that would open up the world's No. 10 oil producer to private investment by allowing lucrative contracts in what would be the sector's most dramatic revamp in 75 years.
MEXICO CITY, Dec 8- Mexico's Senate committees begin debate on Sunday on an energy bill that would open up the world's 10th- biggest oil producer to private investment by allowing new types of contracts, marking the industry's most dramatic overhaul in 75 years.
LONDON, Dec 5- From intelligent drills to analysing gum tree leaves, an unprecedented push to develop new methods and technologies promises to transform the way miners explore for deposits, allowing them to dig deeper, faster and more cheaply.