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A view of bottled Nongfu Spring. Photograph: Feature China/Barcroft Media via Getty

The founder of China’s biggest bottled water group has become the country’s third-richest person with a fortune of more than $50 billion (€42 billion)(...)

Drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán: faces a 17-count indictment that accuses him of building a multibillion-dollar narcotics empire over three decades. Photograph: Henry Romero

The US has thrown huge resources into the two-month-old trial of Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, and lurid testimony in the Brooklyn cour(...)

The Irish team lifting the Tier 3 trophy at the Homeless World Cup in Mexico City

On the night of his 29th birthday, Danny Moore bunked down for the night in his car and grieved again for the mess he’d made of things. He was a cocai(...)

Tycoon Carlos Slim could soon find himself in competition with the Irish businessman in his home country, Mexico. Photograph: Mohamed Azakir/Reuters

Deep Blue Cable, Denis O’Brien’s $450 million Caribbean undersea fibre start-up, is mulling an extension of its network directly on to the home turf o(...)

AIB chief executive Bernard Byrne arrives for a meeting with the Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe at the Department of Finance on Tuesday to discuss its handling of the tracker mortgage scandal. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

Thousands of AIB customers may have been unfairly excluded from the bank’s review of tracker mortgages, The Irish Times has learned. It has emerged th(...)

Denis O’Brien: planning to expand the rollout of his Deep Blue Cable company to Panama and Colombia. Photograph: David Sleator

Denis O’Brien is on course to enter into direct competition with his old rival, the Mexican telecoms tycoon Carlos Slim, in the wholesale telecoms mar(...)

Denis O’Brien. Photograph: Reuters

Denis O’Brien’s mobile phone company, Digicel, has sold 202 communication towers in El Salvador to Florida-based Phoenix Tower International in a mult(...)

Declan Ganley: said dummy “bid boxes” were stolen as they were being delivered, as the correct bid documents were delivered separately  for security reasons.

Galway businessman Declan Ganley’s Rivada Networks company has been disqualified from the bidding process to build a $7 billion mobile network in Mex(...)

Declan Ganley says he will sue the Mexican state after he alleged his Rivada Networks company is being squeezed out of the bidding process for a $7bn network contract in the Latin American country.

Galway businessman Declan Ganley is suing the Mexican state over allegations his Rivada Networks company has been “stitched up” by being squeezed out (...)

A consortium led by Declan Ganley’s Rivada Networks is in a two-horse race for a public contract to build a $7 billion new mobile phone network in Mexico. (Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / IRISH TIMES)

A consortium led by Declan Ganley’s Rivada Networks is in a two-horse race for a public contract to build a $7 billion new mobile phone network in Me(...)

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