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MEXICO CITY, May 24- Latin American countries have little room to boost growth with fiscal or monetary stimulus as their economies slow and a slump in commodities prices undercuts a pillar of recent strength, top officials told Reuters this week.
MEXICO CITY, May 24- Mexico is considering imposing retaliatory trade measures on the United States in a dispute over the fairness of U.S. rules requiring meat to carry labels that specify its origin, the country's economy ministry said on Friday.
MEXICO CITY, May 24- A healthy boost in foreign direct investment in the first quarter underscored confidence in Latin America's No. 2 economy even as investment flows into the country's stocks and bonds moderated, central bank data showed on Friday.
MEXICO CITY, May 24- Mexico is considering imposing retaliatory trade measures on the United States in a dispute over meat labeling, the country's economy ministry said on Friday.
May 24- Latin America should suffer just a short, sharp shock to its financial markets when the U.S.
Mexico's annual economic growth slumped in early 2013 to its weakest in three years, prompting the government to cut growth estimates and backing expectations of another interest rate cut.
Immigration reform takes a big step to becoming law, but some experts worry that the emphasis on security could create a demilitarized zone.
*Latin America seeks integration, yet divided in terms of trade. *Pacific Alliance advocates free trade, foreign investment. BOGOTA, May 23- A Latin American bloc that includes Colombia, Mexico, Peru and Chile on Thursday agreed to eliminate tariffs on most goods to promote free trade between the countries and increase exports to Asia.
They may both be "BRICs", but China and Brazil face opposite problems and should take lessons from each other, according to Capital Economics.
WASHINGTON, May 23- The U.S. government will require meat packers to explicitly list the origin of beef, pork and chicken sold in U.S. grocery stores, it said on Thursday, a regulation intended to resolve years of disputes with Canada and Mexico.
WASHINGTON, May 23- Meat packers will be required to explicitly list the origin of beef, pork and chicken sold in U.S. grocery stores, the government said on Thursday, a regulation intended to resolve years of disputes with Canada and Mexico. Meat from other countries could carry labels such as, for example, "Born in Mexico, Raised and Slaughtered in the United States."
Tabasco state prosecutor Fernando Valenzuela said bundles of 500- and 1,000- peso bills were found in an office of Jose Saiz, who was finance secretary under former Gov. Andres Granier of Pena Nieto's Institutional Revolutionary Party, known as the PRI.
But the Mountain States of Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada and Utah saw rates fall by 30 percent or more. In 22 states, teen Hispanic birth rates plunged at least 40 percent, which was described as "just amazing," by the report's lead author, Brady Hamilton of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
*After huge flows, Mexico preparing for Fed withdrawal. MEXICO CITY, May 22- Mixed signals from the U.S. economy are clouding the growth outlook for Mexico and it needs to be ready for the shocks that could accompany a possible withdrawal of U.S. monetary stimulus, Finance Minister Luis Videgaray said on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON, May 22- A Justice Department official insisted on Wednesday that no financial company is too big to jail, in the department's latest effort to backpedal from statements made in March by Attorney General Eric Holder.
MEXICO CITY, May 22- Mexico sees total mining investment between 2013-2018 of at least $25 billion, holding steady or rising slightly from the previous six years despite the prospect of less favorable metals prices, Mexico's top government mining official told Reuters on Wednesday.
DETROIT, May 22- Ford Motor Co is adding a week of production at most of its North American factories this year to build an additional 40,000 vehicles and help sustain its gains in U.S. market share. Ford's U.S. rivals, General Motors Co and Chrysler Group LLC, are also limiting downtime this year.
HOUSTON-- A man accused of vandalizing a 1929 Pablo Picasso painting in a Houston museum _ an act that was caught on cellphone video _ agreed Tuesday to a two-year prison term as part of a plea deal with prosecutors.
*Several dealers doubt China will raise import duty. LONDON/ BEIJING, May 22- A slide in sugar prices driven by excess supplies may be given fresh impetus soon with China, one of the world's top importers, likely to cut back on purchases after a sharp jump in stocks. "If China were to continue to buy large tonnages of sugar, that would be a bullish signal.
SAO PAULO, May 21- Spanish telecoms group Telefonica SA has put on hold plans to publicly list its Latin America unit, a senior executive said on Tuesday, but an IPO could be ready within a few months if the need arose.