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Shell to invest $1billion in Mexico

Mexico City, Mexico | AFP |  Royal Dutch Shell said Wednesday it would invest $1 billion in Mexico over the next decade, after the oil giant opened its first retail gas station in the country. The investment in the world’s fifth-biggest consumer of gasoline depends on market conditions continuing to …

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Mexico condemns Trump’s decision to end immigrant amnesty

  Mexico City, Mexico | AFP |  Mexico condemned US President Donald Trump’s decision to end an amnesty for thousands of people brought illegally to the United States as children, expressing “deep worry” for the uncertainty they now face. “Mexico deeply regrets the cancellation” of the program known as DACA, …

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Despite political hurdles, Trump defiant on Mexico wall

  Washington, United States | AFP |  President Donald Trump insisted Sunday that the US Congress must find a way to pay for his promised border wall, branding Mexico a hotbed of violent crime. And he warned both Mexico and Canada that if they continue to be “difficult” in trade …

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‘El Chapo’ moves to hire top-flight NY mafia defender

New York, United States | AFP | Drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman wants to dump his US public defenders for a quartet of top-flight criminal defense lawyers, including attorneys who got an infamous New York mafia boss out of prison. Guzman, one of the world’s most notorious criminals who twice …

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Thieves steal radioactive material in Mexico again

Monterrey, Mexico | AFP | Mexican authorities issued an alert Wednesday after thieves stole a piece of academic research equipment containing potentially dangerous radioactive material — at least the seventh such incident here since 2013. The thieves grabbed the nuclear densometer from the back of a truck in a shopping …

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Rapid-fire Goretzka puts Germany in Confed Cup final

Sochi, Russia | AFP |  Germany booked their place in the Confederations Cup final as Leon Goretzka scored twice in a devastating opening spell to Thursday’s 4-1 semi-final win over Mexico. Attacking midfielder Goretzka ran riot in Sochi with goals on six and eight minutes before Timo Werner and substitute …

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Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for Confed Cup semi-final berths

Sochi, Russia | AFP |  Portugal are set to rest Cristiano Ronaldo for Saturday’s clash against New Zealand as the Euro 2016 winners look to clinch their place in next week’s Confederations Cup semi-finals. Ronaldo brushed off allegations of tax evasion in Spain with man-of-the-match performances in the 2-2 draw …

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