Tag Archives: Mexico

Ellen Lord: DoD to Call for Reopening of Mexican Suppliers

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Ellen Lord, undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment at the Department of Defense and a 2020 Wash100 Awardee, said aircraft manufacturers and other U.S. defense contractors depend on parts suppliers in Mexico and DoD will call for the country to reopen such facilities that have shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic, Defense One reported Monday.

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LexisNexis Risk Solutions Releases True Cost of Fraud Survey to Analyze Fraud Cost in Mexico; Rafael Costa Abreu Quoted

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LexisNexis Risk Solutions has released the 2019 True Cost of Fraud report in Mexico that surveyed 90 Mexican executives in retail commerce, e-commerce and financial services to show the cost of fraud in Mexico, the company announced on Wednesday

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Hughes Installs 1,000th Satellite-Enabled Express Wi-Fi Hotspot Under Facebook Connectivity Partnership; Bhanu Durvasula Quoted

Hughes Network Systems has partnered with Facebook Connectivity to integrate Express Wi-Fi hotspots in Brazil, Colombia, Mexico and Peru. The company has announced today that it has implemented 1,000 Express Wi-Fi hotspots, providing affordable internet access to rural communities. 

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Hughes Announces TELECOMM Partnership to Power Community Wi-Fi Hotspots in Mexican Villages; Ramesh Ramaswamy, Sergio Viñals Padilla Quoted

Hughes Network Systems has collaborated with Telecomunicaciones de México (TELECOMM) to install Hughes Express Wi-Fi hotspots, powered by Facebook Connectivity's Express Wi-Fi platform, in as many as 4,000 rural communities in Mexico, the company announced on Friday

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Reports: Trump Imposes Tariffs on Steel, Aluminum Imports

President Donald Trump on Thursday imposed a 25 percent tariff on steel imports and a 10 percent tax on imported aluminum in a push to build up national security and put an end to “aggressive foreign trade practices,” The Hill reported Sunday. Mexico and Canada would be exempted from the …

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Eminence Griffin: US’ Proposed NAFTA Language Change Could Affect IT Procurement

The Trump administration’s proposed changes to a trade deal between U.S., Mexico and Canada could harm the information technology industry’s access to contracting opportunities in the two foreign countries, FCW reported Wednesday. One proposed change to the North American Free Trade Agreement would equalize foreign access to U.S. government contracts and …

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House OKs $1.2T Fiscal 2018 Spending Package

The House voted 211-198 Thursday to pass a potential $1.2 trillion spending package to fund government operations for fiscal year 2018, The Hill reported Thursday. The appropriations package contains four bills the House approved in July and eight new spending measures and its approval came a week after Congress passed …

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