Amnesty International – Fresh video evidence, independently verified by Amnesty International, showing men dressed in Mexican military uniforms shooting a person dead during a security operation in central Mexico highlights the urgent need to stop the military from performing policing functions, Amnesty International said today as Mexico debates a bill that would allow the army to act as police.
Reuters – Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan said that he feels “very strongly” that U.S. trade relationships with Canada and Mexico help U.S. competitiveness, in remarks that come as President Donald Trump looks at renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Bloomberg – For the first time in almost 80 years, a private company has sunk a new offshore oil well in Mexican waters — the latest step in the country’s drive to allow foreign competitors back into its energy markets.
Platts – Platts Analytics expects total Mexican dry gas production will fall another 0.4 Bcf/d by the end of 2017, further increasing Mexico’s need for US pipeline imports. However, this year has seen a number of delays on new export pipelines.
NYDaily News – A deal that then President-elect Trump claimed would save more than 1,000 jobs at an Indiana Carrier plant will actually send more than 600 jobs to Mexico.