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G20 industry groups press governments to defend free trade
BERLIN (Reuters) - A self-styled "Global Business Coalition" of industry groups has urged the Group of 20 leading economies to counter threats to global free trade.
FOCUS-After crisis, Colombia's Ecopetrol spends big to boost output, reserves
ACACIAS, Colombia July 19 (Reuters) - Splattered with mud, a dozen workers wrestled a drill bit into position on a rain-soaked oil rig platform in central Colombia, readying it for work once the storm passed.
Mexico's leftist election winners to appeal campaign funding fine
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's political party said on Wednesday it would appeal a $10 million fine from the National Electoral Institute (INE) for breaking campaign finance rules.
EU's Moscovici warns of hit to markets if trade tensions escalate
BERLIN (Reuters) - A further escalation in trade policy tensions between the European Union and the United States would hit financial markets and hurt both sides, said European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici.
Soccer: Canada target Costa Rica in CONCACAF race to 2022
TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada have Costa Rica in their crosshairs as they begin their drive towards the 2022 World Cup but coach John Herdman says that with the right preparation they should eventually target regional heavyweights Mexico and the United States.
UPDATE 1-CITGO says CEO's U.S. visa has been revoked
July 18 (Reuters) - Citgo Petroleum Corp, the U.S. subsidiary of Venezuelan state-run oil company PDVSA , said on Wednesday that the United States had revoked the visa of its president and chief executive Asdrubal Chavez, cousin of Venezuela's late president Hugo Chavez, but it did not say why.
UPDATE 1-Suriname leaders slam Dutch minister over 'failed state' comments
PARAMARIBO/AMSTERDAM, July 18 (Reuters) - Suriname politicians on Wednesday slammed Holland's Foreign Minister Stef Blok for saying the former Dutch colony was a "failed state" as a result of its diverse ethnic makeup.
Migrants in U.S. custody describe life in 'ice boxes' and 'dog pounds'
(Reuters) - During their detention last month in a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility in Laredo, Texas, Karen and her two young sons were constantly cold. The family, which fled violence in Honduras, slept on a hard floor in a holding cell without mattresses, she said, their clothes still wet from crossing the Rio Grande.
CITGO says CEO's U.S. visa has been revoked
(Reuters) - Citgo Petroleum Corp [PDVSAC.UL], the U.S. subsidiary of Venezuelan state-run oil company PDVSA [PDVSA.UL], said on Wednesday that the U.S. visa of its President and Chief Executive Asdrubal Chavez has been revoked.
Mexico aims to be able to ink NAFTA deal by end-November
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said on Wednesday that the goal of Canada, the United States and Mexico is to be in a position to sign a new North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) by the end of November.
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