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HONDURAS POLITICS: Court Convicts Mexican, Hondurans For Plotting to Assassinate Juan Orlando Hernandez

HONDURAS POLITICS: Court Convicts Mexican, Hondurans For Plotting to Assassinate Juan Orlando Hernandez

Jesus Estrada, Victor Flores and Jose Contreras, were convicted of planning to kill the Honduran leader in a September 2014 scheme, said supreme court.

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MEXICO POLITICS: Authorities Complicit in Mass Grave: Prosecutor

MEXICO POLITICS: Authorities Complicit in Mass Grave: Prosecutor

“It’s impossible that nobody realized what was happening here, with vehicles coming and going,” said the prosecutor, Jorge Winckler Ortiz.

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MEXICO POLITICS: Mexico Hails Trump Trademarks for Hotels, Tourism-Related Ventures

MEXICO POLITICS: Mexico Hails Trump Trademarks for Hotels, Tourism-Related Ventures

The Trump trademarks have now been granted by the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property, or IMPI for its initials in Spanish.

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MEXICO POLITICS: Mexico Opens Migrant Defense Centers at US Consulates

MEXICO POLITICS: Mexico Opens Migrant Defense Centers at US Consulates

Mexico opened legal aid centers at its 50 consulates across the United States on Saturday to defend its citizens, the Mexican government said, amid worries of a crackdown on illegal immigration under U.S. President Donald Trump.

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MEXICO POLITICS: Enrique Pena Nieto Rejects Trump Taxes on Mexican Imports

MEXICO POLITICS: Enrique Pena Nieto Rejects Trump Taxes on Mexican Imports

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto´s government has expressed strong opposition to any such move.

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MEXICO POLITICS: Mexico Hardenes Opposition to Trump

MEXICO POLITICS: Mexico Hardenes Opposition to Trump

Mexicans are angry at Trump’s calls for U.S. firms not to invest south of the border, insults to immigrants and threats to make Mexico finance the border wall. The peso currency has weakened on concerns he will hurt Latin America’s No. 2 economy.

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MEXICO POLITICS: Mexico Bristles at ‘Hostile’ Trump Deportation Rules

MEXICO POLITICS: Mexico Bristles at ‘Hostile’ Trump Deportation Rules

Trump, who took office last month, campaigned on a pledge to get tougher on the estimated 11 million illegal immigrants in the United States, playing on fears of violent crime while promising to build the wall and stop potential terrorists from entering the country.

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MEXICO POLITICS: U.S., Mexican Officials Try to Find Common Ground On Security

MEXICO POLITICS: U.S., Mexican Officials Try to Find Common Ground On Security

Mexican delegation met U.S. military officials in southern Mexico on Tuesday to discuss security initiatives, sources said on Wednesday, as the two countries try to find common ground in tough negotiations over trade, security and immigration.

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MEXICO POLITICS: ‘Sorry For Any Hurt’ With Mexico Over Wall Tweet’: Reuven Rivlin Israel’s President

MEXICO POLITICS: ‘Sorry For Any Hurt’ With Mexico Over Wall Tweet’: Reuven Rivlin Israel’s President

“I am sorry for any hurt caused as a result of this misunderstanding, and I am sure that we can put the issue behind us,” Reuven Rivlin Israel’s President.

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MEXICO POLITICS: Enrique Pena Nieto Rebukes Israel Over Netanyahu Wall Tweet

MEXICO POLITICS: Enrique Pena Nieto Rebukes Israel Over Netanyahu Wall Tweet

Mexico’s government rebuked Israel for a tweet by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that appeared to applaud U.S. President Donald Trump’s plan to build a border wall with Mexico to keep out illegal immigrants.

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MEXICO POLITICS: Enrique Pena Nieto Cancels US Trip

MEXICO POLITICS: Enrique Pena Nieto Cancels US Trip

“This morning we informed the White House that I will not attend the work meeting planned for next Tuesday with the POTUS,” Pena Nieto said on Twitter, referring to Trump.

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