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  • 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...

  • Toyota to set up shop in yet another country Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    A Toyota Corolla LE is displayed during the LA Auto Show in Los Angeles, November 2013.

    Toyota is joining other major automakers and turning to this Latin country to build and export vehicles.

  • 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...

  • In fight to fix dolphin-free tuna labels, Mexico wins Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 12:20 PM ET
    Yellowfin Tuna Pacific

    The U.S. must do more to fix its dolphin-safe labels for canned tuna after losing a trade dispute with Mexico, the WTO said.

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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.

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

  • Cramer: Oil patch is ready for buyers again Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015 | 6:32 PM ET
    oil crude gas

    Jim Cramer makes a call for investors to snap up these stocks in the oil patch. The positives cannot be ignored!

  • MEXICO CITY, April 1- At least four people died after a fire broke out on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico early on Wednesday, leading to the evacuation of 302 workers, Mexican state-run oil company Pemex said. Local emergency services said as many as 45 people were injured in the blaze, which erupted overnight on the Abkatun Permanente platform in the oil-rich...

  • Massive fire on Mexican oil rig   Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015 | 5:20 PM ET
    Massive fire on Mexican oil rig

    A massive fire on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico has killed at least 4 people and injured 16 others. There's no word on what caused the fire.

  • MEXICO CITY, April 1- Mexican state-run oil company Pemex said at least four people died after a fire broke out on a production platform in the Gulf of Mexico early on Wednesday, sparking the evacuation of around 300 workers. Local emergency services said as many as 45 people were injured in the blaze, which erupted overnight on the Abkatun Permanente platform in...

  • MEXICO CITY, April 1- Mexican state-run oil company Pemex said at least four people died after a fire broke out on a production platform in the Gulf of Mexico early on Wednesday, sparking the evacuation of around 300 workers. Local emergency services said as many as 45 people were injured in the blaze, which erupted overnight on the Abkatun Permanente platform in...

  • First-quarter deal-making activity was more robust in Mexico than anywhere else in Latin America for only the second time in a decade. Thomson Reuters data shows the value of announced mergers and acquisitions in Mexico reached $8.64 billion, above Brazil's $8.51 billion. Illustrating how the tables have turned, $13.93 billion worth of M&A deals were...