Mexico City Bureau

KJZZ Mexico City Bureau

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Mexico’s four presidential candidates threw barbs at each other, gave few detailed proposals of for governance and frequently riffed on their country’s frayed relations with the United States.
May. 21, 2018
A delegation of Arizonan business and government leaders will visit Mexico City, as the city of Phoenix continues to strengthen its economic and political ties with the Mexican capital.
May. 18, 2018
More than 90 candidates or public office holders have been killed in Mexico since the beginning of the country’s campaign season last year, as organized crime threatens to interrupt the country's small-town electoral process.
May. 18, 2018
Business leaders across Arizona are anxiously prepearing for the likelihood that negotiations over trade between the U.S., Mexico and Canada will drag on through the rest of the year.
May. 17, 2018
In what could be the plot of a modern-day bank robbery movie, unidentified hackers penetrated the bank-to-bank money transfer system in Mexico, stealing millions of dollars from financial institutions.
May. 15, 2018
Mexico’s peso dropped to its lowest value of the year this week, reflecting investors’ anxiety over ongoing negotiations over the North American Free Trade Agreement.
May. 9, 2018
Mexican expats registered to vote will start getting their ballots this week via mail — and the vast majority of them will be delivered in the United States.
May. 9, 2018
Despite tensions over renegotiating NAFTA, the business relationship between Mexico and the U.S. continues. A new energy deal promises opportunities for the nuclear field — and Arizona might benefit from it.
May. 8, 2018
A small town in central Mexico is attracting tourists, immigrants and realty investors from Arizona, the U.S. and the world. But its popularity is also generating concerns among locals.
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May. 4, 2018
For many, Cinco de Mayo means “party”. And for those who sell Mexican products, that’s a business opportunity. At celebrations this weekend in Tucson and Phoenix, the Mexican government will be promoting mezcal, an alcoholic drink experiencing a boom worldwide.
May. 3, 2018
Business leaders from Arizona and the neighboring Mexican state of Sonora are recommending more cross-border collaborations — especially in legal issues — as a way to foster bilateral economic growth.
May. 1, 2018
The Mexican Supreme Court has agreed to hear two cases against mining company Grupo Mexico over an acid spill about 25 miles south of the Arizona border that contaminated two rivers and left thousands of people without drinking water in 2014.
Apr. 28, 2018
Officials in the state of Sonora have long lobbied Mexico’s federal government for funding to build a port for cruise ships just 60 miles south of the Arizona border, and now they’re considering turning to the private sector to help complete the project.
Apr. 24, 2018
The hospitals and Visit Tucson invested $250,000 over the past year. And they’re looking at the long term: they’re planning on making the same investment annually.
Apr. 20, 2018
The economic exchange between Arizona and Mexico is not exclusive to businesses and government. A Scottsdale-based nonprofit will invest $1.4 million in Sonora to incentivize local economies and do something that has a longer lasting impact.
Apr. 16, 2018
An encounter between Mexican and American officials will take place as tensions have increased over trade disputes and the caravan of Central American immigrant activists heading for the U.S.-Mexico border.
Apr. 11, 2018
The Arizona Supreme Court ruled on Monday that DACA recipients are not eligible for in-state college tuition.
Apr. 9, 2018
Mexican and American researchers are exploring ancient archaeological sites in Mexico, near the Sonora-Arizona border. Their studies might bring more light not only to the region’s past… but also to the present indigenous communities.
Apr. 9, 2018
Members of a caravan of Central American migrants that has prompted abrasive tweets from President Donald Trump may attempt to apply for asylum at the Nogales Port of Entry, an organizer said Wednesday.
Apr. 4, 2018
Mexico is getting ready for elections in July: the country’s National Electoral Institute gave the green light to four presidential candidates. But for the U.S., it also rises some red flags.
Apr. 2, 2018
A Disaster Alert Start-Up Seeks To Serve America’s West
A Mexican technology company is looking to expand its seismic alert systems to America's Pacific Rim.
Mar. 29, 2018