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Business Mexico

  • Mexico would regulate its fast-growing financial technology sector, including firms that use crypto-currencies like bitcoin, to protect consumers and spur competition, under a proposed bill seen by Reuters.

  • TIJUANA, Mexico— Jose Luis Millan found a new crop of star employees at an upscale Tijuana car wash where customers cross the border from the U.S. to pay up to $950 to have their prized possessions steamed and scrubbed for hours. The Mexican government has welcomed them, with a visa program that helps them fill the need for labor in Tijuana's growing economy.

  • MEXICO CITY, Sept 18- The central Mexican state of Puebla said on Monday it had revoked the operating license of ride-hailing firm Cabify after one of its drivers was arrested on suspicion of murdering a female passenger. The body of Mara Fernanda Castilla, 19, was found near a motel in the city of Puebla on Friday, sparking weekend protests about violence against...

  • **BASEL, Switzerland Donald Kohn, external member financial policy committee, Bank of England gives speech at the Supervisory policy implementation in the current macro-financial environment conference, Basel 1145 GMT. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 STOCKHOLM- Swedish Deputy Central Bank Governor Martin Floden talks about monetary policy- 1200 GMT WASHINGTON-...

  • **BASEL, Switzerland Donald Kohn, external member financial policy committee, Bank of England gives speech at the Supervisory policy implementation in the current macro-financial environment conference, Basel 1145 GMT. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 STOCKHOLM- Swedish Deputy Central Bank Governor Martin Floden talks about monetary policy- 1200 GMT WASHINGTON-...

  • MEXICO CITY— Officials in the central Mexico state of Puebla said Monday they have suspended the Cabify ride-hailing app after a female passenger was allegedly killed by a driver. The state interior department said the Spain- based app was suspended because it does not take appropriate security measures. It published a letter from the Puebla state...

  • MEXICO CITY— Developers in Mexico have announced plans for an $840 million theme park on the country's Caribbean coast just north of the resort city of Playa del Carmen. The park will be named "Amikoo," the Mayan pronunciation of "amigo," or friend. Rides will include the "Pirates of Bacalar," referring to a coastal lagoon to the south where pirates once lurked.

  • *Maria's approach threatens Caribbean terminals. Sept 18- Shippers are sending oil cargoes originally bound for Venezuela to other spots in Latin America and the Caribbean, in advance of coming hurricanes that threaten to further disrupt oil flows in the region, according to traders and Reuters data. Hurricane-related supply interruptions may limit...

  • MEXICO CITY, Sept 18- Mexico's economy minister said on Monday a successful retool of the North American Free Trade Agreement would hinge on two or three complex areas that he called "elephants in the room," just days before the next round of treaty talks in Canada. Speaking at an event in Mexico City, Ildefonso Guajardo said four chapters in the agreement could be...

  • Workers on the sealer line in the paint department of the Honda automobile plant in Marysville, Ohio.

    Honda said on Monday it has invested $267 million and will add 300 new jobs to support increased production of its revamped 2018 Accord sedan model.

  • A semi truck headed for Windsor, Ontario, drives onto the Ambassador bridge in Detroit, Michigan.

    U.S. trade envoy Robert Lighthizer said on Monday negotiations with Canada and Mexico on modernizing NAFTA were moving quickly but it was too soon to know whether the sides will reach a conclusion before elections in Mexico and the United States.

  • ROME- ECB Supervisor Ignazio Angeloni participates in a panel discussion at Italian Banking Conference 2017 in Rome, Italy- 0845 GMT. WASHINGTON- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney gives a lecture at the International Monetary Fund, then has a public discussion with IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde- 1500 GMT. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 STOCKHOLM- Swedish...

  • ROME- ECB Supervisor Ignazio Angeloni participates in a panel discussion at Italian Banking Conference 2017 in Rome, Italy- 0845 GMT. WASHINGTON- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney gives a lecture at the International Monetary Fund, then has a public discussion with IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde- 1500 GMT. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 STOCKHOLM- Swedish...

  • ROME- ECB Supervisor Ignazio Angeloni participates in a panel discussion at Italian Banking Conference 2017 in Rome, Italy- 0845 GMT. WASHINGTON- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney gives a lecture at the International Monetary Fund, then has a public discussion with IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde- 1500 GMT. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 STOCKHOLM- Swedish...

  • ROME- ECB Supervisor Ignazio Angeloni participates in a panel discussion at Italian Banking Conference 2017 in Rome, Italy- 0845 GMT. WASHINGTON- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney gives a lecture at the International Monetary Fund, then has a public discussion with IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde- 1500 GMT. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 STOCKHOLM- Swedish...

  • Lawyers for Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman say they're disappointed a judge won't dismiss his New York drug trafficking case. El Chapo was transported from Mexico to New York in January to face charges he oversaw a multibillion-dollar international drug trafficking operation that laundered money and oversaw murders and kidnappings.

  • El Chapo was transported from Mexico to New York in January to face charges that he oversaw a multibillion-dollar international drug trafficking operation that laundered money and oversaw a ruthless campaign of murders and kidnappings. Judge Brian Cogan ruled Friday that El Chapo can't raise the issue without protest or objection from Mexico.

  • Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, speaks during a news conference in Paris, France, September 15, 2017.

    Renault-Nissan announced on Friday that it plans to launch 12 new zero-emission electric vehicles by 2022

  • LAS VEGAS— Las Vegas never needs an excuse to party, and as an entertainment oasis a short trip from Mexico, the city will roll out the red, white and green carpet starting Friday to celebrate Mexican Independence Day. Las Vegas has the' ambiente'— the fun, the excitement— all year long, and then you bring in Alejandro Fernandez, Pepe Aguilar and the ones who have the...

  • MEXICO CITY, Sept 14- Hurricane Max was downgraded to a tropical storm on Thursday evening, bearing down on a region with the popular tourist resorts of Acapulco, Zihuatanejo and Ixtapa. Max's maximum sustained winds decreased to 70 miles per hour on Thursday evening, and the storm was about 80 miles east of Acapulco, the National Hurricane Center in Florida said.