Carlos Slim

americas

Mexico's President Has Dug Himself Into a Hole — And It's Going to Be Hard to Climb Back Out

He arrived in 2012 with promises of "Saving Mexico," but ever since, Peña Nieto has dropped in the polls and responded poorly to a string of embarrassing scandals.
David Agren
12.1.15
americas

Mexican Government Takes Down Ad that Told Citizens to Stop Complaining

The advert was removed from the government YouTube channel after citizens griped about being lectured.
David Agren
10.14.15
americas

Border Patrol Union Pulls Out of Donald Trump Events Ahead of Visit

The presidential candidate is set to head to the US-Mexico border on Thursday, but the National Border Patrol Council Local 2455 issued a statement saying they will not meet with him.
VICE News
7.23.15
COLOMBIA

As the Donald Trump Dumping Continues, Root of Scorn Might Be a Failed Deal in Mexico

The tycoon who is losing business deals left and right after his harsh anti-immigrant comments might still be sore over a $6.5 million deal with a Mexican businessman that went bad after the 2007 Miss Universe pageant in Mexico City.
Daniel Hernandez
7.2.15
americas

Could History Repeat Itself with Mexico City’s Ambitious Airport Plan?

Mexico wants to begin operating the new capital airport by 2020, but opposition figures, environmentalists, and the community of San Salvador Atenco are already crying foul over the project.
Andalusia Knoll
7.1.15
americas

Donald Trump Could Be Losing As Much As $78.5 Million For Pissing Off Mexicans

Since lambasting Mexico and Mexican immigrants, Trump has lost million-dollar deals with NBC, Univision, Televisa, and Carlos Slim's Ora TV — not to mention a Latino-owned brewery in Chicago that sent beer to a Trump Tower bar.
Daniel Hernandez
6.30.15
mexico

Why Activists Don't Trust Mexico's New Antitrust Telecom Laws

Cellphone service and TV signals are set to be opened up to more competition in Mexico — but possibly at the expense of privacy.
Manuel Larios and Daniel Hernandez
7.11.14
Travel

The Mexico City Barrio Giuliani Couldn't Conquer

A decade after Rudy Giuliani was asked for advice on how to clean up Mexico City, his recommendations have borne some fruit. Now you can walk the streets of the historic center at night and find trendy bars inhabited by turistas, hipsters, and...
Andalusia Knoll
7.3.13