Last updateFri, 12 Apr 2019 2pm

Expat Venezuelans praise Trump’s stance

As expected, Mexico has joined the ranks of Russia, China and Turkey in defending Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, as tens of thousands of his countrymen marched in support of the nation’s “interim” president, Juan Guiadó, this past week.

New UK envoy takes charge

After a five-year posting, UK Ambassador to Mexico Duncan Taylor has left his role to hand over the task to Corin Robertson, whose last job was director at the National Security Secretariat in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO).

Mexico’s health takes hits in international forums

In multilateral meetings around the world, policies related to junk food, mother’s milk and access to medicines and vaccines — all widely thought to have been moving in a direction favorable to underdeveloped countries such as Mexico — have taken a turn in the opposite direction. 

Mexico responds to Trump tariff decision

Barely two months after stating he would temporarily exempt Mexico, Canada and the European Union from the steel and aluminum tariffs (25 and 10 percent, respectively) recently applied to China and other countries, U.S. President Donald Trump has decided to include those entities much earlier than expected in what may be the start of a protracted trade war.