Detroit News - Although Mexico has taken a step in the right direction with recent reforms, there are four tough challenges the country is going to face in its journey toward increased competitiveness:
Huff Post - Mexico City has been one of celebrity chef Rick Bayless’ favorite places on Earth. In the interest of brevity, he recommends checking out these five restaurants.
AP - Relatives of people missing in Mexico blasted authorities Wednesday as seemingly more interested in manipulating the data on the disappeared than on conducting thorough investigations.
Reuters - GM is shifting some production of the Cadillac SRX from Mexico to Tennessee, but will partly offset that by moving some Chevrolet Equinox manufacturing from Tennessee to Mexico.
The Packer - Avocados from Mexico will offer a promotion, Échale al Asador — Toss it on the Grill — at about 1,200 hispanic retail outlets in California, Arizona, Texas, Chicago and Florida.
Reuters - U.S. authorities have agreed to stop pressuring undocumented immigrants in Southern California to sign off on their own deportations under a legal settlement.
Bleacher Report - Mexico is set to face Chile and Bolivia next month and Miguel Herrera has already picked six footballers who play abroad, including Erick Torres over Javier Hernandez. Is this the right call?
LAT - The family of a Mexican man shot and killed by U.S. Border Patrol agents two years ago has filed a lawsuit alleging that the agency sanctioned use of deadly force in response to rock throwing.
stuff.com - Jungles, deserts; teeming cities, one-street pueblos; fiesta fireworks, Frida's angst: Mexico conjures up so many vivid images. Here are Lonely Planet’s Top Five in Mexico.
Bloomberg - Growth in Mexico is finally starting to pick up. That’s prompted traders to predict the first interest-rate increase since 2008http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-08-27/pena-nieto-growth-malaise-ending-spurs-rate-bets-mexico-credit.html
Reuters - Mexican factory exports rebounded in July, rising at their fastest pace in five months. Factory exports picked up 3.81 percent in July from June after a big drop the previous month.
Reuters - Mexico's sugar chamber said it would agree to a deal that limits Mexican sugar exports to the United States with an export minimum of at least 1 million tons per cycle.
CBS13 – Protesters waving signs and American and Marine Corps flags gathered near the California capitol to demand of Mexico’s president the release of a jailed Marine in Mexico.
Globe Newswire - First Cash Financial Services, Inc. has completed the acquisition of 47 pawn stores located in 12 states in Mexico, five pawn stores in Colorado and four pawn stores in Texas.
LAT - Gov. Jerry Brown and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto shared the stage in Los Angeles to speak about opportunities for the Golden State and its southern neighbor to work together.
BBC - An estimated 10,000 families in Mexico have been affected by Hurricane Marie. A state of emergency has been declared in 10 of the worst-hit municipalities in southwestern Oaxaca.
WSJ - Coca-Cola Co. is introducing a mid-calorie cola here in its second-biggest market by sales volume and a country that's struggling to shed the pounds. Mexicans drink more Coca-Cola products per capita than consumers in any other country.
EFE - There is no evidence to support the comments by Texas Gov. Rick Perry that jihadists could enter the United States via the southern border, Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary Jose Antonio Meade said.
Bloomberg - Spilling chemicals into two rivers near the U.S. border is making Grupo Mexico the country’s worst performing major stock. The shares have lost 5.3 percent, the most among 35 companies on the IPC index.
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