In Mexico, a vicious cycle is taking place. With bodies piling up as the pandemic crushes an already weak health care system, many Mexicans see the COVID ward as a place where only death awaits — to be avoided at all cost
Lopez Obrador also thanked his US counterpart for a less "discriminatory tone" during his visit, a rare reference from the Mexican leader to Trump's past insults toward Mexico and its migrants.
Mexico City announced that starting next week it would allow the reopening of shops, street markets and athletic complexes but with limited capacity and hours.
The US Geological Survey said the quake's magnitude was 7.4, revised down from an earlier estimate of 7.7. The earthquake was centered in the Pacific coastal state of Oaxaca.
Mexico City had been hoping to reopen hotels, restaurants and shopping centres. This has now been delayed until novel coronavirus infections drop.
Puebla, where the German automaker and its luxury brand unit Audi have major plants, said last week it is not ready to reopen its automotive sector due to concerns about the coronavirus.
Mexican health officials on Monday reported 2,485 new cases of coronavirus and 239 deaths
The National Guard said the “artisanal” cheese was apparently not produced in a factory. It was found at a package shipping warehouse near Mexico City and was being sent to an address in the United States.
German automakers Volkswagen AG and Audi have major plants in the state southeast of Mexico City, but they have idled production due to the pandemic.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said the land-border restrictions, first imposed in mid-March and previously set to expire on Wednesday, would now be extended until June 22 for both Canada and Mexico.
Deaths from COVID-19, the respiratory illness caused by the novel coronavirus, increased by 132, to a total of 5,177.
Data from the International Labour Office shows at least 20 percent of workers across nearly all emerging markets are in informal labour. In Sub-Saharan Africa, this rises to more than 90 percent.
As there are no signs of demand picking up with nearly 3 billion people being put under lockdown, the supply-demand mismatch will continue
Mexico resisted making deeper cuts because the country has gone to great lengths to reverse years of declining output at state oil firm Petroleos Mexicanos, Lopez Obrador said.
The agreement, which reduces production to eight million bpd from July to December, depends on Mexico's support for it to take effect, the oil cartel said after a videoconference.
At least 4 million Mexicans residing in cities along the 1,954-mile (3,144-km) border have been hit hard by the restrictions on non-essential travel.
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"Mexico is the first trading partner of India in the Latin American region. India has also emerged as one of the top 10 trading partners of Mexico," Salas told reporters at the Indian Chamber of Commerce here.
The USMCA, the fruit of years of negotiation between the three key trading partners, is billed as an update to the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement, which Trump had long lambasted as a job killer and threatened to scrap outright.
The US-China deal would, at least temporarily, arrest further decline of the global trade scenario and may even stop multiplication of negativity in a recessionary setting.
How labour disputes are handled in the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) trade deal was one of the last sticking points in the negotiations between the three countries to overhaul the agreement.
The move follows a deal Mexico struck with the United States in June, vowing to significantly curb U.S.-bound migration in exchange for averting U.S. tariffs on Mexican exports.
Fitch Solutions said that while Mexican President Andres Lopez Obrador has allotted more funding for Pemex in recent months, that would likely have a limited impact in the near term and production would continue to decline.
The vice president visited the McAllen Border Station, where he was taken to a sweltering outdoor portal where 384 men were held in a caged area.