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Canada's House of Commons on Tuesday elected Greg Fergus as its new speaker, making the Liberal Party lawmaker the first Black Canadian to hold the post after the previous speaker quit over unknowingly inviting a former Nazi soldier to parliament.
- AmericasIMF raises Mexico growth forecasts on robust consumption, services, auto output
The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday significantly raised its 2023 growth forecast for Mexico to 3.2% from a 2.6% forecast issued in July, citing strength in private consumption, services, construction and automotive production.
- AmericasUN raises concerns over Mexico's 'alarming' numbers of missing persons
The U.N. Committee on Enforced Disappearances on Tuesday raised concerns over what it called an inadequate investigation of the "alarming" number of disappearances in Mexico, its consequential low convictions, and "almost absolute impunity".