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Mexico's oil spill: another month for cleanup

Two weeks ago, a pipeline leak in coastal Mexico sent oil gushing into  Coatzacoalcos River.

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After five years, Mexico still in the grip of drug war

The Mexican government has lost control of the situation and turned the country into a battlefield.

Latin American labor making gains

Some 80 participants attended from the U.S., Mexico, Cuba, Brazil, and Uruguay.

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Mexican electrical workers score victory after Independence Day standoff

The Mexican Electrical Workers' Union scored a victory last week when the government agreed to recognize its leadership and release frozen union funds.

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Mexican labor officials meet with Congress about worker abuses

Workers in Mexico are facing repression from the Mexican government and corporations, and more and more working people in Mexico are being driven into poverty.

Mexico: New government attacks against electrical workers

The Mexican government under President Felipe Calderon, of the right wing National Action Party, has launched a new attack on the militant Mexican Electrical Workers Union.

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CIA presence provokes fear in Mexico

A controversy has arisen over  U.S. agents operating in Mexico, with the full cooperation of the right-wing government of President Felipe Calderon.

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Progressive Mexican presidential candidate visits Los Angeles

Invoking Cesar Chavez, Andrés Manuel López Obrador said, "[F]or us, we should insist and assure that we are heard and that a new social order comes replacing the old."

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Is the "war on drugs" in Mexico leading to a police state?

The new National Security Law would give the military and state security  the right to use force on the simple declaration that they constitute a national security threat.

Mexico: Anti-union labor law “reform” pushed by the right

The two right-wing parties in the Mexican congress have come together to promote a labor law "reform" that unions see as an effort to crush organized labor.

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