Mexican government suffers major data hack, president’s health issues revealed

MEXICO CITY, Sept 30 (Reuters) – The Mexican government said on Friday it had suffered a major cyber hack of data held by the armed forces, including details about President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s heart condition that led to his hospitalization in January. The president, speaking at a regular news conference, said information published in … Read more

Nord Stream rupture may mark biggest single methane release ever recorded -UN

Sept 30 (Reuters) – The ruptures on the Nord Stream natural gas pipeline system under the Baltic Sea have led to what is likely the biggest single release of climate-damaging methane ever recorded, the United Nations Environment Program said on Friday. A huge plume of highly concentrated methane, a greenhouse gas far more potent but … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Trump nominee Claver-Carone voted out at IDB, threatens legal action

Visitors walk past a screen with the logo of Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) at the Atlapa Convention Center in Panama City March 13, 2013. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MEXICO CITY/WASHINGTON, Sept 26 (Reuters) – The governors of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) on Monday voted to fire … Read more

IDB directors unanimously recommend firing Claver-Carone after ethics probe

Visitors walk past a screen with the logo of Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) at the Atlapa Convention Center in Panama City March 13, 2013. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – The Inter-American Development Bank’s board of directors voted unanimously on Thursday to recommend firing … Read more

Powerful quake strikes Mexico on anniversary of devastating temblors

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MEXICO CITY, Sept 19 (Reuters) – A powerful earthquake struck western Mexico on Monday on the anniversary of two devastating temblors, shaking buildings, knocking out power and sending residents of Mexico City scrambling on to the streets for safety. Shortly after 1 pm (1800 GMT), the … Read more

Exclusive: Biden urges Mexico to take migrants under the COVID expulsion order he promised to end

WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY, Sept 13 (Reuters) – As border crossings have soared to record highs, US President Joe Biden’s administration is quietly pressing Mexico to accept more migrants from Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela under a COVID-19 expulsion order that the White House has publicly sought to end, seven US and three Mexican officials said. US Secretary … Read more

Mexican president previews Ukraine peace plan after criticizing UN

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador holds his fourth state of the union address at the National Palace in Mexico City, Mexico September 1, 2022. REUTERS/Henry Romero/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MEXICO CITY, Sept 12 (Reuters) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Monday said his government would … Read more

Washington mayor declares public emergency over migrant arrivals from Texas, Arizona

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 8 (Reuters) – Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser on Thursday declared a public emergency over buses of migrants sent by Republican governors from the US-Mexico border states of Texas and Arizona. Bowser, a Democrat, issued an order to support arriving migrants by creating a new … Read more

Cuba gets help from Mexico, Venezuela to fight oil fire

HAVANA, Aug 7 (Reuters) – Cuba appeared to make progress on Sunday bringing under control a fire at its main oil storage facility that has killed one firefighter, drawing on help from Mexico and Venezuela to fight the raging flames. A lightning strike on Friday ignited one of eight storage tanks at the Matanzas super … Read more

Texas governor sends migrants to New York City as immigration standoff accelerates

Texas Governor Greg Abbott holds a news conference with state agencies and local officials at Uvalde High School, three days after a gunman killed nineteen children and two adults in a mass shooting at Robb Elementary School, in Uvalde, Texas, US May 27, 2022. REUTERS/Marco Bello Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register … Read more