The Phoenix Suns played the first of two regular season games in Mexico City Thursday night, and more than the game was at stake, as Arizona officials also met with Mexican leaders at the game.
During his campaign, and in his press conference on Wednesday, President-elect Donald Trump promised tougher trade regulations with Mexico. His words have already affected the value of the Mexican peso, according to experts.
The mayor of Mexico City is welcoming the Phoenix Suns, who will play two of their regular season home games there this week.
In North Dakota, a ruling by the Army Corps of Engineers has temporarily halted construction of the Dakota Access pipeline. That decision has energized opposition to a pipeline under construction by the same company in west Texas. Mexico is paying for the Texas pipeline and has a lot at stake in this and other U.S. pipelines.
Ford Motor Co. executives said Tuesday they were scrapping a project to build a $1.6 billion facility in Mexico, instead choosing to move those planned operations to an existing factory in Mexico, and investing $700 million in a Michigan plant that will build electric vehicles.
Seeds are among Arizona’s exports to Mexico, Some of them are grown in the outskirts of Mexico City and still using ancient pre columbian agricultural techniques.
Mexico will likely slow the pace of cooperation with the U.S. on immigration and drugs should the incoming Trump administration substantially expand the current border wall.
Mexico is considering its options should President-elect Trump make good on his threat to withdraw from the the North American Free Trade Agreement. President Enrique Peña Nieto said Mexico is willing to "modernize" NAFTA, not renegotiate from scratch.
MEXICO CITY — Poinsettias are growing at a record rate this year in Mexico, one of the main suppliers of the U.S. market. The colorful plants have an even more colorful history.
Senator John McCain expressed skepticism about overhauling trade policy with Mexico and called for increased surveillance along the border during a visit to Mexico City on Tuesday.