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Federal Judge Confirms $400 Million ICC Award, Finds Mexican Court Erred
Posted on 3 Sep 2013 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

NEW YORK — (Mealey’s) A New York federal judge on Aug. 27 granted a Mexican corporation’s request to confirm an approximately $400 million arbitration award that was issued in its favor in a dispute over contracts for the construction... Read More

Case of blonde girl beggar strikes nerve in Mexico
Posted on 2 Nov 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

MEXICO CITY (AP) - At a busy intersection, a girl with a high half ponytail looks at you as she begs for coins. There is dirt beneath her fingernails and her pink shirt looks unwashed. The image in the photo could Full version (available to lexis... Read More

US: Ex-Mexico leader immune from Conn. lawsuit
Posted on 10 Sep 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

HARTFORD Conn. (AP) - Former Mexican President Ernesto Zedillo should be immune from a lawsuit filed in Connecticut over the 1997 killings of 45 people in a Mexican village, the U.S. State Department said in a court filing. Zedillo, who is now an... Read More

NGOs oppose burying unidentified bodies in Mexico
Posted on 1 Aug 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

MEXICO CITY (AP) - A coalition of activist groups says it oppose burying 49 unidentified bodies found in northern Mexico in paupers' graves. The groups say that foreign experts and foreign relatives of disappeared people should be given a chance... Read More

Rights groups hail Mexican court decision
Posted on 13 Aug 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Human rights groups were jubilant Friday after Mexico's Supreme Court moved to turn military human rights violations over to civilian courts, a blow to a military justice system accused of covering up cases of soldiers abusing... Read More

Mexican court: Military law is unconstitutional
Posted on 27 Aug 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico's Supreme Court on Tuesday declared unconstitutional a key portion of a military law that has broadened the influence of military courts and angered civilian victims seeking justice. The 8-2 ruling said Full version ... Read More

PEN writers condemn attacks on Mexico journalists
Posted on 30 Jan 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Several Nobel prize laureates are joining the PEN International writers group in condemning attacks on journalists in Mexico. Mario Vargas Llosa and Toni Morrison are among those participating in a Full version (available to lexis... Read More

'Recent Antitrust Enforcement in Latin America: What Every U.S. Company Needs to Know' Webcast Is Feb. 24 (CLE)
Posted on 18 Feb 2011 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

Presented by Association of Corporate Counsel's International Legal Affairs Committee and Sponsored by Crowell & Moring LLP Latin American antitrust enforcers are now more active than ever. In Brazil, Mexico, and Argentina - Latin America's... Read More

Group buys controlling stake in Mexicana airlines
Posted on 23 Aug 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

MEXICO CITY - (AP) A group of Mexican investors has bought a controlling stake in Mexicana airlines in a bid to save the debt-ridden company, the consortium announced Saturday. The group, called Tenedora K, said it acquired a 95 percent stake in Nuevo... Read More

Germany, Mexico call climate meeting helpful
Posted on 5 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

KOENIGSWINTER, Germany - (AP) Some 40 nations agreed Tuesday on taking individual steps to fight global warming, but made little progress during a three-day meeting near Bonn toward drafting a new international climate change treaty. Germany and Mexico... Read More

Mexico teen killed by US Border Patrol, anger high
Posted on 9 Jun 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico - (AP) A U.S. Border Patrol agent fatally shot a 15-year-old Mexican boy after a group trying to illegally enter Texas threw rocks at officers near downtown El Paso, U.S. authorities said Tuesday. The shooting, which happened... Read More

Mexican president protests 'racist' Arizona law
Posted on 3 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

BONN Germany - (APINTL) Mexican President Felipe Calderon says he is "deeply troubled" over an Arizona immigration law he calls "discriminatory and racist." Calderon told reporters in Germany on Sunday that the law is "a racist... Read More

Germany, Mexico trying to push climate talks ahead
Posted on 30 Apr 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

BERLIN- (AP) Five months after the troubled United Nations conference in Copenhagen, Germany and Mexico are teaming up in an effort to break the deadlock in negotiations on a global climate deal. They will co-host a three-day meeting in Bonn starting... Read More