Sentido Comun - Verifications by the Federal Consumer Protection agency (Profeco) to prevent abusive trading practices among to tortilla factories cited 916 for violations, mainly for not displaying prices and scale irregularities.
Sentido Comun - Mexico's airlines carried a total of 2.1 million passengers in the domestic market during June, which represented a growth of 1.4 percent over the same month last year. The international market segment shrank 1 percent.
Sentido Comun - Mexico's citrus exports grew 15 percent in the first five months of the year. The citrus exports that increased the most in 2010 were grapefruit, with an annual growth of 109 percent, and lemon, with an increase of 62 percent.
Sentido Comun - Nacional Financiera (Nafinsa), Mexico's largest state bank, reported that most of its total loan portfolio in commercial banking goes to small and medium enterprises. This year 611,000 small and medium enterprises got Nafinsa loans.
Sentido Comun - State oil monopoly Petroleos Mexicanossaid it plans to invest $3 million to upgrade its refinery in Salamanca and is preparing contracts for the work, which will increase production at 56,000 barrels per day.
Sentido Comun - June exports registered an increase of 21.6 percent compared to the same month last year, the 20th monthly increase in a row. Imports grew 19.6 percent. As a result, Mexico had a trade balance of $107.9 million.
Sentido Comun - Industrial Converter, a manufacturer of flexible packaging and metallic balloons, will invest $3 million as seed capital for the expansion of its business unit Depelle centers and hair removal equipment.
San Diego Union-Tribune - San Diego police expect to finish their investigation this week into the June 21 fatal shooting by a U.S. Border Patrol agent of a Mexican man who was hurling rocks and nail-studded wood during a confrontation along the border.