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Telefonica Mexico withdraws EUR 850 mln arbitration request - report
Telefonica Mexico has withdrawn its arbitration claim against the Mexican government in which it had requested compensation amounting to around EUR 850 million after reaching an agreement with the country.
Deported Mexicans: From exploited and precarious workers to forced migrants of return
Forced migrants, refugees and deportees are an irrefutable and undeniable example of the world as a chronically unequal and structurally inequitable scenario. In the era of globalization, human rights are not met or respected.
Mexico wins ‘cheese war’ over Europe in trade deal
Europe did not gain exclusive rights for Spain’s La Mancha farmers to use Manchego, which has protected geographical status in the EU.
Mexico’s senate ratifies sweeping Asia-Pacific trade deal
Mexico’s Senate voted to ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership, making it the first of 11 signatory countries to back the arduously negotiated framework that was rejected by the United States.
EU’s new trade deal with Mexico promotes CETA-style investors’ rights while ignoring human rights violations by multinationals
A key feature of the “modernisation” process is the inclusion of a controversial investment protection chapter with the same characteristics as the one recently included in the Canada-EU trade agreement.
EU, Mexico reach ‘agreement in principle’ on free trade deal
The EU and Mexico have reached an “agreement in principle” to modernise an existing free trade deal, as the Latin American country faces pressure from protectionist measures threatened by US President Donald Trump.
Mexico pushes to finish trade deal with EU this month
EU is biggest buyer of Mexican goods following US, Canada. Negotiators are said to aim for announcement during Pena trip.
Zapatista women inspire the fight against patriarchy
When the Zapatista National Liberation Army went public, they called NAFTA a death sentence for the indigenous peasants of Mexico
Higher auto wages the centrepiece of major US NAFTA proposal
Mexican workers’ wages are at the heart of a major proposal from the United States aimed at breaking through an impasse on automobiles and securing a new North American Free Trade Agreement.
US weighs Nafta telecom proposal to end AT&T impasse
Trump’s negotiators had sought to pen in Mexican regulations. Mexico countered with trilateral plan to promote competition.
Mexican minister ramps up pressure for speedy NAFTA deal
Mexico’s economy minister urged officials to push for a speedy renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), saying his country and Canada must be ready to go it alone if the United States pulls out.
5 reasons Mexican workers would cheer the demise of NAFTA
Any new integration model for North America should be based on justice, equality, democracy, peace and care of the environment.
Mexico looks to boost trade with China as NAFTA talks falter
A potential free-trade agreement with China could weaken Mexico’s environmental standards.
Civil society recommendations for the investment chapter of the revised EU-Mexico FTA
The undersigned organisations take the position that it is advisable to break away from the fundamentally flawed and increasingly controversial ISDS system.
EU, Mexico continue talks to modernize FTA
Negotiators from the EU and Mexico have begun the ninth round of talks to modernize their free-trade agreement.
Mexico to make regional content proposal for autos in NAFTA talks
Mexico will make a proposal for regional content requirements for autos at the next round of talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), a senior Mexican official said.
Mexico aims for EU free-trade deal by end of February
The EU and Mexico intend to update a trade deal agreed 21 years ago that largely covers industrial goods. They want to add farm products, more services, investment and government procurement.
New EU trade deals would harm consumers, the environment and demorcracy
The European Union is currently negotiating a series of new free trade agreements that would have a negative impact on consumer rights, environmental standards and democratic principles.
US, Mexican unions to file NAFTA complaint over labor bill
US and Mexican unions will formally complain to the US Labor Department on Thursday that Mexico continues to violate NAFTA’s weak labor standards