Mexico floods will not affect proposed 2013, 2014 budget deficits -government

Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto speaks next to Sweden's Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt after signing bilateral agreements in Mexico CityMEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico's proposed budget deficit goals for this year and 2014 will not be affected by some of the worst storm damage in decades, the Finance Ministry said on Saturday. Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto had previously said Congress would revise its proposed 2014 budget in the wake of the storms this month, which killed at least 147 people and left large swaths of the country under water, buckling bridges and destroying highways. …