Tag archive for ‘nafta’
By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 15th, 2017

NAFTA is behind Mexico’s obesity problem: NY Times

A new report claims the obesity problem in Mexico that has led to many of its people becoming overweight, thanks to poor diets, has roots in free trade. The New York Times published a detailed story on Monday that More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

U.S. trade rep blasts Mexico, Canada for stalled NAFTA talks

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer issued this statement on the conclusion of the 5th round of NAFTA renegotiations in Mexico City on Tuesday Nov. 21… Washington, DC – U.S. Trade Representative More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, November 12th, 2017

The 14 states in Mexico that would suffer most if NAFTA ends

If the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) ends, the states at greatest risk will be Aguascalientes, Baja California, Coahuila, Chihuahua, State of Mexico, Guanajuato, Jalisco, Morelos, Nuevo León, Puebla, More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, October 20th, 2017

Mexican former ambassador says: “Mexico has moved on from NAFTA”

According to Yahoo News, officials from the United States, Mexico, and Canada said this week that the negotiations for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) would extend into 2018. The extension is not More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Mexico must look to Latin America for new trade options: official

LOS CABOS, Baja Calif. — Juan Cortina Gallardo, President of the Latin American Business Council (Consejo Empresarial de América Latina, abbreviated CEAL) in Mexico said that Mexico should increase trade More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Fourth round of NAFTA talks concludes with doubts about ‘saving’ trade pact

Canadian representative fears the continuity of the Agreement hinges on politics and not on technical discussions… WASHINGTON — Despite the harsh proposals which came out of the fourth round of talks More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, October 16th, 2017

Canadian leader urges improved conditions for Mexican workers and women

 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau highlighted the need to improve salaries and working conditions in Mexico as part of the modernization of the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in a wide-ranging More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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NAFTA: Trump, corporate leaders at odds over future of trade deal

WASHINGTON and MEXICO CITY — U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday Oct. 11 that he was open to bilateral trade pacts with either Canada or Mexico if a three-way deal cannot be reached to substantially More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

NAFTA now under fire from top Mexican officials also

MEXICO CITY — Mexico will only remain within the North American Free Trade Agreement if the renegotiated treaty is good for the country, Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said on Tuesday Oct. 10, as trade negotiators More...