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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.

U.S.-Mexico relations still irritable

U.S.-Mexico relations remain irritable after undiplomatic comments about Mexico by U.S. officials, and now because of a U.S. government program that ended up putting even more high powered weapons into the hands of drug cartels.

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Mexican Senate passes progressive immigration law

On Feb. 24, the Mexican Senate by a vote of 86 to 0 passed a new comprehensive immigration law decriminalizing the presence of undocumented migrants in Mexico.

Video: World support for Mexican miners

Workers of the world united in solidarity against the Mexican government's fierce attack on unions, especially the miners' union.

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Mexican kidnappings reveal ongoing abuse of migrant workers

Numerous kidnappings in Mexico have sparked an international incident and have stimulated the efforts of Mexican human rights activists in favor of Central American migrants in their country.

At Cancun meet world leaders feel heat on climate change

The international community is hoping to lay foundations, set up frameworks and install building blocks toward practically addressing the dire consequences of global warming.

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World Notes: Japan, Israel, Cuba and more

Western Sahara, Mexico, United Kingdom, Afghanistan, Israel and Cuba: all the latest in international news.

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