Mexican President Felipe Calderon, whose six-year term comes to an end next week, said he’s sending Congress a constitutional amendment to change the nation’s name to one that reminds people less of the U.S.
The Obama administration wants China, India and 10 other nations to present plans detailing how they will curtail Iranian oil imports, saying past cuts aren’t enough to win them an exclusion from new U.S. sanctions.
The U.S. is the closest it has been in almost 20 years to achieving energy self-sufficiency, a goal the nation has been pursuing since the 1973 Arab oil embargo triggered a recession and led to lines at gasoline stations.
Mexico’s government welcomed Anthony Wayne as the U.S. Ambassador to Mexico and expressed its intention to work with him to strengthen relations, according to an e-mail sent late last night by the Foreign Affairs Ministry.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Haiti needs international cooperation to overcome “almost overwhelming” challenges after a disputed election, last year’s earthquake and a cholera epidemic.