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  • Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said on Monday he hoped to head off a protracted trade dispute with Mexico over sugar imports by encouraging a negotiated agreement rather than duties on imported sugar.

  • MEXICO CITY, May 23- Mexico's economy grew less than expected in the first quarter due to weak domestic demand and sluggish industrial activity, prompting the government to slash its growth outlook to below three percent for 2014..

  • MEXICO CITY, May 20- Mexico's state-owned power utility plans to start selling natural gas to the private sector for the first time as it builds new pipelines, the company's top executive said.

  • Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said on Monday he hoped to head off a protracted trade dispute with Mexico over sugar imports by encouraging a negotiated agreement before any sanctions are imposed.

  • "We are in the process of encouraging... folks to figure out a way forward that allows a suspension agreement to take place," U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said on the sidelines of a conference in Mexico City.

  • AT&T deal opens era of competition with Mexico's Slim Monday, 19 May 2014 | 12:48 PM ET

    Now, AT&T Inc's planned $48.5 billion purchase of U.S. satellite provider DirecTV is severing a connection with Slim that goes back to 1990, and turning them into competitors.

  • The center-right National Action Party, has been badly divided by an internal power struggle centering on how far the party should cooperate with Pena Nieto's Institutional Revolutionary Party, which lacks a majority in Congress.

  • MONTERREY, May 15- The board of Mexican cement giant Cemex will meet this week to pick a successor to Lorenzo Zambrano, the company's longtime chairman and chief executive officer, who died suddenly on Monday leaving no apparent heir. *Fernando Gonzalez, 59, born in Mexico, Executive Vice President of Finance and Administration.

  • NEW YORK/ MEXICO CITY, May 14- Citigroup has fired 11 more people, including four senior executives, after an ongoing internal investigation found lax controls and bogus loans at its Mexican unit Banamex, according to an internal memo sent to employees on Wednesday.

  • NEW YORK/ MEXICO CITY, May 14- Citigroup has fired 11 more people, including four senior executives, after an initial internal investigation found lax controls and bogus loans at its Mexico unit, Banamex, according to an internal memo sent to employees on Wednesday.

  • MEXICO CITY, May 12- Mexican businessman Lorenzo Zambrano, who turned cement maker Cemex into one of the country's first modern multinationals, but also almost brought it crashing down, died on Monday aged 70..

  • WASHINGTON, May 9- U.S. trade regulators ruled on Friday in favor of investigating allegations that Mexico is dumping cheap sugar in the United States, taking Washington closer to imposing penalties on sweetener imports.

  • DIARY - Emerging Markets Economic Events to May 20 Wednesday, 7 May 2014 | 8:02 PM ET

    May 8- For other related diaries, please. for emerging market economic indicator release dates and forecasts. BERLIN- WDR Europa Forum 2014 on topic "What kind of Europe do we want?

  • DIARY - Top Economic Events to May 20 Wednesday, 7 May 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    BERLIN- WDR Europa Forum 2014 on "What kind of Europe do we want? Speakers:- German Chancellor Angela Merkel, EU Commission President Barroso, IMF Director Christine Lagarde, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and European Parliament President Martin Schulz.

  • DIARY - Emerging Markets Economic Events to May 16 Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 8:02 PM ET

    May 7- For other related diaries, please. ABUJA- World Economic Forum on Africa will be held in Abuja. RABAT- International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde visits Morocco.

  • NEW YORK, May 6- Deutsche Bank AG has fired a currency trader in Mexico in connection with investigations into the alleged manipulation of the global foreign exchange market, a source familiar with the matter said. Marlene Galvan, vice president at Deutsche Bank and a currency and derivatives trader, was dismissed on Tuesday, the source said.

  • MIAMI, May 6- Silicon Valley need have no fear, but look out for the latest upstart to enter the tech arena: Miami.

  • May 5- Tyson Foods Inc on Monday reported weaker-than-expected quarterly profit on higher expenses and weak China results, sending shares down more than 9 percent.

  • May 5- Tyson Foods Inc on Monday reported weaker-than-expected quarterly profit on higher expenses and said it expects pork supplies to be down as much as 4 percent this year due to a deadly piglet virus.

  • BEIJING, May 5- Wang Jing, the enigmatic businessman behind Nicaragua's $50 billion Interoceanic Grand Canal, shrugs off scepticism about how a little-known entrepreneur can be driving a huge transcontinental project, insisting he's not an agent of the Beijing government.