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Mexican president scraps US trip, ties turn icy, bilateral trade war looms

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Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 05:50

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The urban fencing now on the US-Mexican border at Playas de Tijuana. Mr Trump is in a spat with the Mexican president over the US' plan to make its southern neighbour pay for the building of a border wall.

Washington

US and Mexico relations plunged into chaos on Thursday, pushing the countries closer to a trade war that threatens to spoil decades of friendship and economic cooperation.

The feud grew increasingly hostile throughout the day, as Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto

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