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Honduran migrants, part of a caravan trying to reach the U.S., walk during a new leg of their travel in Chiquimula , Guatemala October 16, 2018.

Trump threatens to summon military and wreck Mexico trade deal amid burgeoning migrant crisis

President Donald Trump raged against the governments of Mexico and Central American countries on Thursday, criticizing their leaders for "doing little" to stop the rapidly growing caravan of migrants traveling through the Northern Triangle en route to the United States' southern border.
A caravan of more than 1,500 Honduran migrants moves north after crossing the border from Honduras into Guatemala on October 15, 2018 in Scapula's, Guatemala.

Trump is threatening to have the military ‘close’ the border against a caravan of 4,000 Central American migrants. See their journey to th...

A growing group of at least 4,000 Honduran migrants is steadily moving northbound through Central American countries, en route to the United States, where many hope to seek asylum. President Donald Trump has demanded the Mexican government prevent the caravan from reaching the US.

Mexico’s state-owned oil giant just announced a major discovery that could transform the country’s struggling industry

Mexico's state-owned oil producer, Pemex, announced Tuesday that it had discovered roughly 180 million barrels of oil in the Gulf of Mexico. The so-called proven, probable, and possible, or 3P, reserves could support Mexico's oil output, which has been in decline since 2004.

Mexico’s incoming president is running a Twitter poll to let people help name the US-Mexico-Canada trade agreement

Mexico's President-elect, Andrés Manuel López Obrado, is running a Twitter poll to solicit suggestions for the name of the new Us, Mexico, Canada trade deal. The name cannot match the USMCA acronym used by the US and Canada because Mexico uses different technical terminology.
A man lances a poppy bulb to extract the sap, which will be used to make opium, in the municipality of Heliodoro Castillo, in the mountain region of Guerrero, Mexico, January 3, 2015.

Mexican troops are in the streets to fight the drug war, and the country’s defense chief says legalization may be ‘a way out’

Mexico's defense minister said Friday that legalization could be a solution to the country's drug-related violence, and his comments are the first of their kind from a high-ranking military official.
Mexico's Economy Minister Guajardo, Canada's Foreign Minister Freeland and U.S. Trade Representative Lighthizer arrive for a meeting during the third round of NAFTA talks in Ottawa

Mexico’s central bank holds rates steady after new NAFTA deal

Mexico's central bank is held its benchmark interest rate steady Thursday in a policy announcement as inflation cools and after a breakthrough on NAFTA was reached.

Trump’s new trade deal is just NAFTA ‘with some bells and whistles,’ analysts say

Officials reached a breakthrough on the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement in 11th-hour negotiations Sunday night, calming fears that the trilateral deal could be scrapped when a self-imposed deadline hit hours later. But some say the new deal doesn't look very different from NAFTA.
President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

The US, Canada, and Mexico’s new trade pact looks a lot like NAFTA. Here are the key differences between them.

The new US-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA, bears a lot of similarities to the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, but there are also some major changes to the treatment of cars, dairy products, and dispute settlements.
President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Trump’s new trade deal with Canada and Mexico is winning early praise

The new US-Mexico-Canada Agreement, which is mostly an update of the North American Free Trade Agreement, drew early praise from business groups and some lawmakers, but full approval is subject to the details of the agreement.

Mexico’s former president says legalized marijuana is a paradigm shift, but greed could take the industry down a dangerous path

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox says marijuana companies must act ethically and responsibility to set an example for the world. Fox recently joined the board of Khiron Life Sciences, a Canadian marijuana company.