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  • Dec 11- New amendments to the U.S.- Mexico- Canada trade agreement focus heavily on stronger labor enforcement, outlining a detailed process to address any allegations that Mexican factories are violating workers' rights. To ensure that Mexico implements higher labor standards that aim to allow Mexican workers to unionize and to drive up wages, the deal...

  • Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) at a press conference, September 19, 2019 in Washington, DC.

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has brokered a deal with a key block of Democrats who threatened to derail passage of her sweeping bill overhauling drug prices.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 10- Revising the U.S.- Mexico- Canada trade agreement took a year of acrimonious talks among Democrats, the chief U.S. negotiator and a labor union president- and may have set a world record for phones being slammed down in anger, according to one negotiator. On Tuesday top officials from Canada, Mexico and the United States signed the overhaul of the...

  • Democrats prioritized the stronger enforcement of worker rights in Mexico, even after Mexico passed a labor reform aimed at ensuring union independence, worker freedoms and higher wages. Mexico has agreed to increase its budget for labor enforcement. A new U.S. interagency committee will oversee environmental protections in Mexico, helped by attaches...

  • WASHINGTON/ MEXICO CITY, Dec 10- Top officials from Canada, Mexico and the United States signed a fresh overhaul of a quarter-century-old trade pact on Tuesday that aims to improve enforcement of worker rights and hold down prices for biologic drugs by eliminating a patent provision. The event at the National Palace at noon local time, was attended by Mexico...

  • Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) on Capitol Hill in Washington, July 17, 2019.

    "As the bill stands, she plans on voting no," says Ocasio-Cortez spokeswoman Anika Legrand-Wittich.

  • Prescription drugs

    Private equity investors are lobbying against the drug bill, telling Pelosi's staff the plan would dry up financing for small biotech firms.

  • MEXICO CITY, Dec 10- Stronger worker and environmental protections top the changes to a new version of the North American trade deal that U.S., Mexican and Canadian representatives are due to sign in Mexico on Tuesday. Democrats prioritized the stronger enforcement of worker rights in Mexico, even after Mexico passed a labor reform to ensure union independence,...

  • WASHINGTON/ MEXICO CITY, Dec 10- Canada, Mexico and the United States have agreed to a fresh overhaul of their quarter-century-old regional trade pact after negotiators approved changes to a preliminary deal struck last year, and officials will sign the new agreement on Tuesday. Democrats, changes that Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said made it an "...

  • MEXICO CITY, Dec 10- Canada, Mexico and the United States have reached an agreement on a new North American free trade deal and they will sign it on Tuesday, but the pact still needs the approval of U.S. and Canadian lawmakers, Mexico's president said. We're convinced that it's a good deal for Mexico, just as it is for Canada and United States, " Lopez Obrador said, adding...

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., on Wednesday, April 17, 2013. U.S. stocks sank, erasing yesterday's rally, amid losses in industrial metals and disappointing results from Bank of America Corp.

    U.S. stock futures were indicating a lower Wall Street open after the Dow started the week breaking a three-session winning streak.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 9- Senior U.S. and Canadian officials were set to fly to Mexico City on Tuesday to work on the final changes to a languishing North American trade pact that could clear the way for a vote in the U.S. Congress before the end of the year. The Trump administration and Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives are closing in on a deal following several...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 9- A deal to clinch a North American trade pact with Canada and Mexico was close but "not quite finished yet," Nancy Pelosi, the speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, said on Monday.

  • WASHINGTON/ MEXICO CITY, Dec 9- The Trump administration, Mexico and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and White House senior adviser Jared Kushner are due to fly to Mexico City on Tuesday to try to pin down final details of the agreement, an administration official told Reuters late Monday afternoon. The Mexican government has also invited Canada's...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 9- Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives are still studying proposed changes to the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement trade pact, and there was no agreement to announce it yet, a senior Democratic aide said. Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Monday said that Mexican senators had accepted changes to the deal, and urged U.S....

  • MEXICO CITY, Dec 9- Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Monday urged U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi to make a decision about the United States- Mexico-Canada Agreement, saying it was time to move forward with the trade deal. Lopez Obrador said Mexican senators accepted changes to the United States- Mexico-Canada Agreement...

  • MEXICO CITY, Dec 9- Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday that the country's senators have accepted proposed changes to the United States- Mexico-Canada Agreement as U.S. lawmakers mull ratifying the trade pact. Speaking during his regular morning news conference, Lopez Obrador said he "respectfully requests" that U.S. House of...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 7- U.S. and Mexican negotiators are "very close" to finalizing the United States- Mexico-Canada Agreement, a Washington- based source familiar with the talks said on Saturday, after a top Mexico official said the two sides had made progress on the trade deal. The person added that U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi still needed to agree on revisions of the...

  • WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 17:  House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) talks with reporters following the weekly House Republican Conference meeting at the U.S. Capitol April 17, 2018 in Washington, DC.

    The California Republican accuses House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of prioritizing impeachment over the trade deal and jeopardizing potential economic growth.

  • Traders work on the floor of the NYSE.

    U.S. stock futures continued higher after the government announced Friday morning that November job growth was much stronger than expected.