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Former Mexican president signs deal in Tucson for business partnership

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox, left, talks with Justin Williams, director of Innovate UA, as they walk across the University of Arizona campus on Friday January 13, 2017. Fox was in Tucson to finalize his partnership with Startup Tucson. Via tucson.com The partnership was first proposed to Fox during a visit in Guanajuato, Mexico in October, in which Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild and Startup Tucson CEO Justin Williams led a

UPDATE: Traffic moving again at Nogales port

  Traffic at DeConcini Port is operational again after hundreds of people protesting in Nogales, Sonora temporarily shut down travel in and out of Mexico, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Read more at tucsonnewsnow.com A tweet from CBP at approximately 7:15 p.m. said cars heading northbound could enter the United States but southbound traffic into Mexico was still restricted at DeConcini Crossing. Pedestrians were originally directed to Morley Gate but walking across the border has reopened at

  Mayor of Nogales, Son., on the election; Tohono O’odham looking forward. Source: Joint Effort Aims for Border Crossing at ‘Speed of Business’ – Arizona Public Media By Lorraine Rivera The border city of Nogales is setting a new standard in binational business with quicker, easier trade across the U.S.-Mexican border, two leaders say. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey toured the border with U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Roberta Jacobson amid the launch

The Art of (Border Trade) Deal

Business leaders on both sides of the Mexico-U.S. border are preparing for likely changes in trade policy. MEXICO CITY — Business leaders and politicians on both sides of the Mexico-U.S. border are preparing for likely changes in trade policy. Companies that do business in both countries are bracing themselves ahead of a new U.S. presidency. So Juan Pablo Castañón, head of Mexico’s main association of businesses, is taking an assertive

Value of the Peso Plummets the Most in 20 years...

This nearly 12 percent drop is the largest two day drop of the peso in more than 20 years. The drop is being felt by Mexican consumers shopping in Tucson. TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) – Mexico’s Peso dropped drastically to a low of 21 pesos per U.S. dollar on Friday, Nov. 11, following Tuesday’s election results. This nearly 12 percent drop is the largest two-day drop of the peso in more