High-flying facemasks arrive at Mexican hospitals by drone

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – To eliminate the risk of contagious human beings, a Mexican company has launched a drone delivery service to get clean medical supplies to hospitals during the coronavirus pandemic. Mexico-City based firm Sincronia Logistica has begun deploying

Mexico to investigate officials over electricity contracts

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – The Mexican government will investigate allegations that officials at state power firm the Comision Federal de Electricidad (CFE) signed fraudulent contracts with private energy companies, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Wednesday. The contracts were signed

Mexican president makes economic case for risky Trump visit

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s president on Thursday said an upcoming meeting with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump was a matter of economic necessity even as diplomats questioned the wisdom of making his first foreign visit to a man widely

Mexican president says he ordered release of 'El Chapo's' son

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Friday said he personally ordered the release of Ovidio Guzman, one of the sons of notorious drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, after his brief detention during a military

Ten shot dead in attack on Mexican drug rehab center

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Ten men were killed on Saturday when gunmen opened fire on a drugs rehabilitation center in the Mexican city of Irapuato, the government of Guanajuato state said. Guanajuato, a region in central Mexico, has become one

Mexican protesters clash with police over death in custody

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexicans protested police brutality on Thursday in the country’s second-largest city, Guadalajara, calling for authorities to be held accountable for the death in custody of a local man allegedly arrested over not wearing a face mask

Exclusive: Mexico probes Libre Abordo's oil-for-food pact with Venezuela

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – The Mexican government’s financial crime department is investigating Libre Abordo, a Mexico-based firm that received millions of barrels of Venezuelan crude under an oil-for-food pact, in a probe coordinated with U.S. agencies, the department’s chief, Santiago

Toyota prepping for gradual re-start in Mexico: spokesman

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Toyota Motor Corp’s Mexico unit is in a preparation phase for the gradual re-start of its operations in the states of Baja California and Guanajuato, a spokesman told Reuters on Monday. “This stage includes the implementation

GM instructs Mexican suppliers to prepare to resume operations

(Reuters) – The president of General Motors Co’s (GM.N) Mexican unit advised suppliers to prepare to resume operations after the Mexican government said the automotive industry could exit the coronavirus lockdown before June 1 with adequate safety measures. “We are