Foxconn's Fiery Flight, AMLO's Pricey Concessions, and Volaris Strike

From Foxconn's arrival in Nuevo León to AMLO's fiery accusations and Volaris workers taking flight, stay updated on the latest headlines.

Foxconn's Fiery Flight, AMLO's Pricey Concessions, and Volaris Strike
No Volaris flights? Workers call strike for June 2nd. Volaris workers would go on strike even if the union does not support them after experiencing poor working conditions. Credit: Wikipedia

Nuevo León was buzzing with excitement as Samuel García, the spirited governor, proudly announced the arrival of tech giants Foxconn and Quanta Computers. García, known for his knack for attracting investments, compared this news to Tesla's grand entrance. With his confident swagger, García painted a picture of prosperity for the state.

Meanwhile, over in the realm of legal battles, AMLO (President Andrés Manuel López Obrador) waved away a lawsuit filed by Germán Larrea, the head honcho of Grupo México. Larrea claimed that his company was being "expropriated" during the purchase of Banamex. But AMLO brushed off the allegations, assuring everyone that the purchase would proceed without a hitch.

In a show of transparency, AMLO addressed another matter involving Grupo México, accusing them of demanding a whopping 9.5 billion pesos for a stretch of railroad. He cheekily labeled their request as "abusive," clearly not mincing his words.

The Mexican economy, however, had a rough week. The value of the peso took a nosedive for the fifth consecutive day, plummeting by a disheartening 44 cents. Oh, dear peso, we hope you find your way back to strength soon!

In a twist of fate, the workers of Volaris decided to spread their wings and strike on June 2nd. Despite the union's lack of support, these brave souls were determined to protest against the unsatisfactory working conditions they had endured. So, if you're planning to fly with Volaris around that time, you might want to check for any flight disruptions. Solidarity in the skies!

As tensions continued to rise between AMLO's government and Grupo México, the latter accused the former of being a bit uncooperative in their negotiations. However, in an interesting turn, Grupo México still wanted to keep the conversation going. It seems like even fiery arguments can't douse the flickering flame of compromise.

But wait, there's more drama! Adán Augusto López, a prominent figure in AMLO's government, rejected the notion of expropriating Grupo México. He dismissed it as a mere "temporary occupation." With a confident tone, López declared that AMLO's government had grown impatient waiting for Grupo México's cooperation and decided to take over Ferrosur's concessions. Their aim? To utilize them for the Mayan Train and the Transoceanic Corridor. Talk about seizing the opportunity!

Last but not least, Aeromexico gracefully took flight amidst adversity. The closure of the AICM (Mexico City International Airport) due to pesky volcanic ash had caused quite a ruckus. Fear not, dear travelers, for Aeromexico swiftly issued a statement, assuring passengers of their flexibility policy. They were determined to navigate the turbulent skies, keeping their customers' needs in mind.

And so, the business news takes us on a rollercoaster ride of fiery arrivals, inflated concessions, worker strikes, rocky negotiations, temporary occupations, and ash-covered airports. Stay tuned for more unexpected twists and turns in the realm of commerce!