Tag: mexico

NEWS

IMF Upgraded Its Growth Forecast For Latin America To 4.1% For 2021

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) raised Latin America’s growth forecast for 2021 to 4.1%, five-tenths of a percentage point higher than predicted in October as the Covid-19 vaccine distribution process accelerates.  Last year, the Latin American regional economy plunged -7.4%, according to the new Global Economic Prospects report, released on Tuesday.  According to the information published by the newspaper El Tiempo, […]

POLITICS

Economic Growth Eludes Mexico’s President

Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador maintains his popularity in the polls despite a failed promise of economic growth. Before coming to office, a year ago, Lopez Obrador promised a 4% growth in the economy, however, since he assumed office the Mexican economy has stalled. “There still hasn’t been growth as we would like, but the distribution of wealth has […]

Jamaica

Jamaica Seeks To Establish Direct Flights To Mexico

Jamaica is seeking to establish direct flights to Mexico as part of efforts to expand service across the northern Caribbean and its environs. According to Robert Montague, the Transport and Mining Minister, this move will not only be more efficient and effective but also means greater convenience to travelers who would no longer have to transit through Miami. He noted […]

NEWS

Trump’s Border Wall Announcement Gets Democrats Fired Up!

Several Democratic Party Representatives came out swinging immediately after President Trump declared National Emergency measures to reallocate funds to build a wall along the Mexico-U.S. border. The House of Representative Speaker Nancy Pelosi, as well as Senate Democrat leader Chuck Schumer, greeted Mr. Trump’s announcement with alarm and disgust. Both leaders have declared that Mr. Trump’s decision would be challenged […]

POLITICS

Trump Declares National Emergency To Get Money For Wall

“Today, I’m announcing several critical actions that my administration is taking to confront a problem that we have right here at home. We fight wars that are 6,000 miles away, wars that we should have never been in, in many cases, but we don’t control our own border. So, we are going to confront the national security crisis on our […]

POLITICS

Mexico To U.S. — No Hay Trato!

Mexico’s incoming foreign minister has confirmed that although discussions with the Trump’s administration on how to deal with the influx of migrants is taking place, contrary to reports there is no deal. Marcelo Ebrard has denied reaching any consensus which would see asylum seekers waiting in Mexico while their claims were processed in U.S. courts. His statement contradicts U.S. President […]

NEWS

Trump Puts Congress On Warning

In a weekend tweet, U.S. President Donald Trump sounded the alarm that Congress must have a deal to fund the federal government before going on their summer recess in August. In his tweet, he alluded that the funding bill should include money to build a wall on the border with Mexico. “The Senate should get funding done before the August […]

NEWS

Trump Shakes Up Dreamers Again!

President Trump is once again venting on the DACA program, declaring on Sunday that the deal is off to legalize the status of undocumented immigrants known as “dreamers.” He also doubled down on his threat to exit the North American Free Trade Agreement unless Mexico increases border security. Trump’s new anti-DACA stance has put millions of undocumented immigrants who were […]