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MEXICO CITY-- Two international press groups are calling for a full investigation into the death of Honduran journalist Juan Carlos Argenal Medina, who was found shot to death at his home in the southeastern city of Danli.
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.
MEXICO CITY-- Officials were engaged Thursday in the delicate task of recovering a stolen shipment of highly radioactive cobalt-60 abandoned in a rural field in central Mexico state. The material, which the International Atomic Energy Agency called "extremely dangerous," was found removed from its protective container.
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.
MEXICO CITY-- A missing shipment of radioactive cobalt-60 was found Wednesday near where the stolen truck transporting the material was abandoned in central Mexico, the country's nuclear safety director said.
MEXICO CITY, Dec 4- Mexico's telecoms industry watchdog said on Wednesday it has informed the companies it will assess for tougher regulation, likely the first step in taking measures against phone giant America Movil and broadcaster Televisa.
MEXICO CITY, Dec 4- Mexican lawmakers will send a landmark energy bill to Senate committees on Thursday to pave the way for debate on a cornerstone of President Enrique Pena Nieto's economic reform drive, a top ruling party lawmaker said on Wednesday.
BROWNSVILLE, Texas-- U.S. prosecutors in Texas announced Monday that they've charged the former governor of the Mexican state of Tamaulipas for allegedly accepting bribes from a drug cartel and taking part in drug trafficking. Yarrington was governor of Tamaulipas, along the U.S. border, from 1999 to 2004 and served in Mexico's congress.
*EuroSTOXX 50 has strong support around 3,000- Commerzbank. *U.S. investors bet on Europe outperformance-RBC CM. Mexican precious metals miner Fresnillo and Africa- focused miner Randgold were also among the top fallers in Europe, off 3.7 and 3.9 percent respectively.
PUERTO AYACUCHO, Venezuela, Dec 3- From the air, the thick green canopy that covers the Venezuelan Amazon is pocked with ever more frequent small holes. Some locals accuse money-hungry members of Venezuela's military of also helping out.
Mexican oil company PEMEX does have a deep water exploration drill going on right now, but really needs a deep water production drill that will cost upwards of $60 million and likely require foreign investments. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports.
The key issue for Mexico's oil reform isn't privatization, it's whether it will open the industry to international companies, says Dan Yergin.
The Reforma survey of 1,020 people showed that while 48 percent disapproved of Pena Nieto's job performance, up from 30 percent in April, just 44 percent approved.
Three Michoacan state detectives were wounded in an ambush earlier this week when they were traveling to investigate a mine taken over by criminals. When reinforcements arrived, those officers were also ambushed, part of a string of attacks on police in Michoacan on Wednesday and Thursday that left two officers dead and about a dozen wounded.
MADRID, Nov 27- The board of Spain's Repsol unanimously agreed on Wednesday to start formal talks with Argentina over a compensation offer for assets Buenos Aires seized last year that could end an 18- month standoff between the two countries.
Stacey Widlitz, CNBC retail analyst, and Chris Horvers, JPMorgan retail-hardlines analyst, weigh in on Wal-Mart Mike Duke's successor Doug McMillon as new CEO.
BARCELONA, Nov 21- Spanish telecom group Telefonica on Thursday said it is open to mergers, acquisitions and deals to share networks in Mexico, where it lags far behind former monopoly and arch-rival America Movil.
An expert on high-impact entrepreneurship, Endeavor's Linda Rottenberg, explains why economic adversity sparks innovation and small business creation.