The Guardian - A small group of beekeepers in Mexico has inflicted a blow on biotech giant Monsanto, which has halted the company’s ambitions to plant thousands of hectares of genetically modified soybeans.
ReCode - Secure messaging company Wickr is partnering with Iusacell, Mexico’s No. 3 wireless carrier, to deliver a Spanish-language version of its service.
Forbes - A Texas court issued a final judgment against Pemex’s powerful Workers Union authorizing Texas company Arriba Ltd to collect millions of dollars in damages for breach of contract.
Bloomberg - Mexico’s state oil company struck a deal to import U.S. natural gas from a Swiss trading house, Mercuria Energy Group, a step that would help the nation secure a cheaper long-term alternative to fuel oil for its power plants.
Reuters - The Delaware Supreme Court affirmed last week a lower court ruling that ordered Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to provide a shareholder with documents related to the company’s internal probe of allegations the retailer had paid bribes in Mexico.
Reuters - Mexico's biggest retailer, Wal-Mart de Mexico, on Wednesday said its second-quarter profit doubled, driven by the sale of its restaurant business but also helped by a pickup in revenue across its stores.
Reuters - Mexico's Cemex, one of the world's largest cement companies, said on Friday it had a second-quarter profit of $76 million, its first quarterly profit since the financial crisis in 2009.
WSJ - Mexican bakeries company Grupo Bimbo said it has agreed to buy leading Ecuadorean bread maker Supán, ending a long dispute over the Ecuadorean company's use of the Bimbo brand name in its home country.
Reuters - Britain's Vodafone said it was unlikely to be interested in telecom assets being put up for sale in Mexico by tycoon Carlos Slim's America Movil since a deal would not fit with its focus on the corporate market in Latin America.
Reuters - Mexican infrastructure company Promotora y Operadora de Infraestructura, known as Pinfra, closed a stock offering worth more than $570 million on Wednesday . The company operates 15 highway concessions and one port.