The peso hit new lows after Mexico critic Donald Trump won the US election. So the Mexican economy before is in trouble even before he is sworn in to office.
The Trump-Putin summit, like the US president's recent talks with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, is expected to yield few tangible results. But there's one uncontroversial issue where real progress could be made.
Germany will be watching keenly when the mercurial US president meets his Russian counterpart on Monday. Germans are concerned on three counts: NATO, Crimea and the Nord Stream gas pipelines.
The incoming head of state will take home a much smaller pay packet than his predecessor as part of a government cost-cutting drive. Mexico's first leftist president in decades has also vowed to fight rampant corruption.
The meeting between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin has many concerned in Kyiv. Many fear there is a chance the leaders will come to an agreement on the annexation of Crimea without involving Ukraine.
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