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  • Mexican companies should not participate in Trump's border wall
    Mexican_companies_should_not_participate_in_trump's_border_wall 2017-03-22 05:20:11 UTC
    By Anthony Esposito | MEXICO CITY — Mexico's government on Tuesday warned Mexican companies that it would not be in their best "interests" to participate in the construction of U.S. President Donald Trump's border wall, though there will be no...
  • Trump's Border Wall: Enough Money To Cover A Mile
    Mexico_gave_a_cool_reception_to_visiting_senior_u.s._officials 2017-03-02 10:49:34 UTC
    By Julia Edwards Ainsley | DHS has just $20 million for Trump's border wall. WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s promise to use existing funds to begin immediate construction of a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border has hit a financial roadblock...
  • Trump's trade war: Mexico wants to tax U.S. goods
    Trump's_trade_war-_mexico_wants_to_tax_u.s._goods 2017-02-25 09:00:38 UTC
    By Frank Jack Daniel | MEXICO CITY — An emboldened Mexico hardened its opposition to President Donald Trump on Friday by saying it would retaliate if the United States imposed a border tax and that it can afford to lose financial aid that migh...
  • Mexico gave a cool reception to visiting senior U.S. officials
    Mexico_gave_a_cool_reception_to_visiting_senior_u.s._officials 2017-02-23 19:41:01 UTC
    By Alexandra Alper and Noe Torres | MEXICO CITY — Mexico gave a cool reception to visiting senior U.S. officials due to a controversy over deportations of illegal immigrants, with one minister playing down the chances that a planned meeting wi...
  • Mexico 'ready for the trade war'- Relations to US 'as bad as war times'
    Mexico_'ready_for_the_trade_war'-_relations_to_us_as_bad_as_war_times 2017-01-29 19:08:22 UTC
    Former Mexican President Vicente Fox said the feud had sparked a sense of solidarity in Mexico. "Trump has brought back a very strong Mexican spirit and we’re ready for the trade war, and we’re ready, of course, for not paying for that wall," he t...
  • Singer of 'La Lambada' Loalwa Braz found dead in Brazil
    Singer_of_'la_lambada'_loalwa_braz_found_dead_in_brazil 2017-01-19 18:04:21 UTC
    Loalwa Braz, the Brazilian singer best known for the 1980s hit Lambada, has been found dead in a burnt-out car in Brazil. Local police confirmed it was Braz, but the circumstances of her death are unknown. The singer, who was 63, was discovered ...
  • Pena Nieto: Mexico will not pay for the wall Trump plans to build
    Mexico's_president-_we_will_not_pay_for_the_wall 2017-01-18 04:05:07 UTC
    Pena Nieto said his government would seek to diversify business ties with Asia and Latin American countries where it had room for improvement and And we will not pay for the wall Trump plans to build. By Dave Graham | MEXICO CITY Mexico said o...
  • Cuba's former leader Fidel Castro has died aged 90
    Fidel_castro_dies 2016-11-26 15:31:07 UTC
    "History will judge the enormous impact" of Cuba's late leader Fidel Castro on the world - US President Obama. The revolutionary icon, one of the world’s best-known and most controversial leaders, Fidel Castro has died aged 90. One thing all...
  • Donald Trump headed to Mexico to meet President Nieto
    Trump_to_meet_mexican__president_enrique_nieto 2016-08-31 05:12:54 UTC
    Republican presidential candidate – who wants to build a border wall – will meet Enrique Peña Nieto on Wednesday ahead of major immigration speech (REUTERS) - By Steve Holland | WASHINGTON U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump sa...
  • U.S. swimmers lied about robbery: Brazil police
    U.s._swimmers_lied_about_robbery-_brazil_police 2016-08-19 01:32:25 UTC
    REUTERS - Brazilian police are considering charging a group of U.S. Olympic swimmers with vandalism and giving false testimony, Rio's police chief said on Thursday, accusing them of lying about an incident that has marred South America's first Gam...
  • Brazil casts aside crisis in rousing Rio Games opening
    Brazil_casts_aside_crisis_in_rousing_rio_games_opening 2016-08-06 04:22:06 UTC
    REUTERS - There was no glossing over history either: from the arrival of the Portuguese and their conquest of the indigenous populations to the use of African slave labor for 400 years. The clash of cultures, as the ceremony showed, is what makes ...
  • Messi is Messi: Argentina beats U.S. 4 - 0
    Messi_is_messi-_argentina_beats_u.s._4_-_0 2016-06-22 06:58:44 UTC
    HOUSTON -- Lionel Messi and top-ranked Argentina were even better than advertised in Tuesday's Copa America semifinal, grabbing the lead against the host U.S. just three minutes in before Messi's inch-perfect free kick put the outcome beyond doubt...
  • Mexico to extradite "El Chapo" Guzman to U.S. — He will not face the death penalty
    Untitled_3 2016-05-21 09:06:00 UTC
    Mexico to extradite drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to US — He will not face the death penalty. Mexico approved the extradition of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the United States on Friday after receiving guarantees he would not fa...
  • Panama Papers affair widens as database goes online
    Panama_papers_affair_widens_as_database_goes_online 2016-05-09 22:41:21 UTC
    The Panama Papers affair has widened, with a huge database of documents relating to more than 200,000 offshore accounts posted online. The database became accessible from 18:00 GMT at offshoreleaks.icij.org. The Panama Papers have shown how some...
  • US President Barack Obama embarked a historic trip to Cuba
    President_barack_obama 2016-03-21 00:39:52 UTC
    Havana (Reuters) — US President Barack Obama arrived in Cuba on Sunday on a historic visit, opening a new chapter in U.S. engagement with the island's Communist government after decades of animosity between the former Cold War foes. Mr Obama la...
  • Pope: Donald Trump is "not Christian"
    Pope 2016-02-18 17:48:34 UTC
    U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is "not Christian" because of his views on immigration, Pope Francis said on his way back to Rome from Mexico. The pope said, however, he did not want to advise American Catholics on whether o...
  • Did Sean Penn interview help capture 'El Chapo'?
    Sean_penn_interview_helped_to_capture_el_chapo- 2016-01-11 04:27:27 UTC
    Global Gathering — Recently recaptured drug trafficker Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman gave an interview to actor and director Sean Penn, according to an article written by Penn and published in Rolling Stone magazine on Saturday night. Penn said th...
  • Mexico wants to extradite 'El Chapo' Guzman to the U.S.
    The_sinaloa_cartel_boss__'el_chapo'_guzman_to_the_u.s 2016-01-10 06:36:10 UTC
    Mexico's government aims to fulfill a request from the United States to extradite the newly-recaptured drug lord Joaquin "Chapo" Guzman to face drug trafficking charges, sources familiar with the situation said on Saturday. The Mexican Attorney...
  • Mexico recaptures drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman
    Mexico_recaptures_drug_lord_joaquin_'el_chapo'_guzman 2016-01-09 23:26:37 UTC
    Global Gathering — Mexico recaptures drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman Notorious drug trafficker Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, leader of the Sinaloa cartel, was recaptured Friday as reported by Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto in a Twitter po...
  • Massive storm Patricia spares cities as it slams into Mexico's Pacific coast - Powerful storm did not hit large population centers
    Patricia 2015-10-24 18:44:39 UTC
    <h3><i>Massive storm Patricia spares cities as it slams into Mexico's Pacific coast - Powerful storm did not hit large population centers.</i></h3>Hurricane Patricia appeared to have inflicted less damage than feared on Mexico's Pacific coast on ...
  • One of the most dangerous and strongest storms ever recorded: Hurricane Patricia - Update
    One_of_dangerous_and_strongest_ever_storm_in_history-_hurricane_patricia 2015-10-24 18:03:48 UTC
    <h3><i>Hurricane Patricia: One of the most dangerous and strongest storms ever recorded. Hurricane Patricia weakens, but still 'extremely dangerous'</i> <hr><a href="http://global-gathering.com/news/16188">Update: >> Massive storm Patricia ...
  • Indonesia: A Brazilian man did not understand what was happening to him until his execution
    Indonesia-execution-rodrigo-muxfeldt-gularte-brazilian 2015-04-30 04:20:05 UTC
    (Reuters) - A Brazilian man executed in Indonesia for drug trafficking who was diagnosed with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder did not understand what was happening to him until his final moments, a priest assigned as his spiritual adviser told ...
  • Cuban President Raul Castro: Obama is an honest man, he had no responsibility for the US blockade against Cuba
    Obama-castro 2015-04-12 03:16:02 UTC
    Cuban President Raul Castro delivered a stunning defense of President Barack Obama on Saturday, absolving him of responsibility for the U.S. blockade against Cuba hours before the two were expected to hold the first major meeting between a U.S. an...
  • Obama, Castro make history at summit of Americas
    Obama-castro 2015-04-11 05:30:41 UTC
    PANAMA CITY (AFP) - US President Barack Obama and Cuban leader Raul Castro shook hands and sat near each other at a historic Summit of the Americas, a new milestone in efforts to end decades of animosity. Obama and Castro, separated by the p...
  • GERMANY WIN THE WORLD CUP 2014
    Germany-world_cup_winner 2014-07-13 21:50:03 UTC
    A goal worthy of winning a World Cup final! The sort of thing, in fact, folk were expecting from Lionel Messi. But it was not to be for Argentina. Sabella looks crushed, the poor man. Mascherano is in tears, as is Aguero. Messi runs his fingers th...