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  • HELENA, Mont.— A federal judge ordered the founder of a luxury Montana mountain resort back to jail Monday, saying he failed to disclose what happened to $13.8 million from the sale of a resort in Mexico. The case stems from the bankruptcy of the Yellowstone Club near Big Sky, a private ski and golf resort, which boasts a $300,000 entry fee. Authorities say Blixseth...

  • Mexico is desperate to get the relationship back on track after its shock scrapping of a multi-billion-dollar high-speed train contract originally awarded to a Chinese-led consortium earlier this year, a move that angered Beijing. Seeking to wean itself off dependence on the United States and compensate for an oil slump that hammered public finances,...

  • MEXICO CITY, April 17- Ford Motor Co said on Friday it will spend $2.5 billion to build a new generation of fuel-efficient engines and transmissions in Mexico, creating 3,800 jobs. The United Auto Workers union, in response, said putting jobs in Mexico rather than the United States will be a major issue at its upcoming U.S. labor talks with Ford, General Motors Co and...

  • MEXICO CITY, April 17- Ford Motor Co said on Friday will spend $2.5 billion to build a new generation of fuel-efficient engines and transmissions in Mexico, creating 3,800 jobs. The facility will build a new gasoline engine that will be exported to the United States, Canada, South America and the Asia-Pacific region. Earlier this week, Toyota announced it would...

  • MEXICO CITY— President Enrique Pena Nieto formally inaugurated a plan Thursday to save the critically endangered vaquita marina, the world's smallest porpoise found only in the Sea of Cortez. There are fewer than 100 vaquitas left and the head of the World Wildlife Fund in Mexico, Omar Vidal, called the shy, elusive porpoise "an emblematic species for Mexico, the...

  • TOKYO— Toyota plans to build new auto assembly plants in Mexico and China, ending a self-imposed 3- year break from expansion over quality concerns due to massive recalls. Toyota Motor Corp. announced Wednesday it will invest $1 billion in the plant in the Mexican state of Guanajuato, creating 2,000 jobs to make the Corolla compact car, the company's...

  • April 14- Ford Motor Co on Friday will announce an investment of about $2.5 billion in Mexico, industry sources said, the latest multibillion-dollar outlay in the country's booming auto sector. The U.S. automaker will announce the investment in Mexico City on Friday to celebrate the 90th anniversary of its presence in Mexico. Ford announced its last major...

  • NEW YORK— Canadian gold mining companies Alamos Gold and AuRico Gold Inc. are merging in a deal valued at approximately $1.5 billion. The combined business will have assets including AuRico's Young- Davidson mine in Canada and Alamos' Mulatos mine in Sonora, Mexico. John McCluskey, president and CEO of Alamos Gold, will serve as CEO of the combined business.

  • ALPINE, Texas— West Texas ranchers and landowners are up in arms over plans to build a natural gas pipeline through pristine lands of the state's Big Bend region. The pipeline would deliver up to 1.4 billion cubic feet a day of natural gas from the Permian Basin for Mexican Federal Electricity Commission's power generation and industrial use, according to a...

  • MEXICO CITY— Mexico's Federal Telecommunications Institute has announced that one of two companies to which it awarded a new television channel last month has not followed through with a required payment. Radio Centro originally bid $208.4 million. The awarding of the two new licenses was supposed to be a step toward breaking up the long-running dominance...

  • Go east, young man! Port strike's clear winner Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 4:11 PM ET
    The NYK Joanna container ship sits docked at the Dante B. Fascell Port of Miami-Dade County in Miami, Florida.

    While West Coast ports' labor strikes wreaked economic havoc, East Coast ports have emerged as the clear winner.

  • CULIACAN, Mexico— The head of the mining company robbed of $8.5 million in gold in Mexico made the rare revelation in a television interview that his company has a "good relationship" with area drug traffickers. Rob McEwen, president and chairman of Canada- based McEwen Mining Inc., said in an interview Thursday with Canada's Business News Network that company...

  • April 9- Alcoholic beverage maker Constellation Brands Inc forecast a profit for the fiscal year ending February that was largely in line with analysts' estimates and said it would spend more than $1 billion this year to expand its beer business. The company said it would spend about $1.05- $1.15 billion on its beer business, primarily to expand capacity in its...

  • NEW YORK— No one needs to be reminded of our selfie epidemic, and certainly not when traveling. "100 Miles" stars Matt Galland and his pals Danny Bryson and Blake Josephson as they seek out paths that are not just less travelled but nonexistent, in some of the most remote spots in the world. These Utah natives— Galland, a part-time college professor; Bryson, a software...

  • AT&T data breach revealed: 280K customers exposed Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 1:19 PM ET
    A pedestrian passes an AT&T store in New York.

    The company agreed to pay $25 million to settle an FCC investigation into the customer data security lapses.

  • US government tracked billions of phone calls Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 1:07 PM ET
    U.S. Department of Justice building in Washington

    The U.S. government has tracked phone calls to about 116 countries linked with drug trafficking during the past 20 years, USA Today reports.

  • Brazil to Mexico: Latin America's image problem Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 10:56 AM ET
    Dilma Rousseff, president of Brazil

    Leaders in Brazil, Mexico, Venezuela, Chile and elsewhere in Latin America are facing a choice: Clean up — or they'll be out.

  • *China factory capacity seen up to 100,000 cars per year. TOKYO, April 3- Japan's Toyota Motor Corp will spend about 150 billion yen to build two new car plants in Mexico and China, two people familiar with plans said, ending a three-year freeze imposed after unchecked growth lumbered the world's biggest auto maker with too many idle production lines.

  • MEXICO CITY, April 2- Japanese car giant Toyota Motor Corp is planning two new factories in Mexico and China, at a cost of 150 billion yen, Nikkei reported on Thursday. The Mexican plant will be based in the central state of Guanajuato, and have a capacity of 200,000 cars a year, Nikkei said, adding that it would build a new version of the Corolla sedan for the North...

  • MEXICO CITY, April 1- At least four people died after a fire broke out on a Pemex oil processing platform in the Gulf of Mexico early on Wednesday, leading to the evacuation of 302 workers, the Mexican state-run oil company said. The fire, which burned throughout the day, erupted overnight on the Abkatun Permanente platform in the oil-rich Bay of Campeche.