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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.

Mexican union leader jailed in Puebla

An official of the Mexican Electricians Union was thrown in jail after delivering a petition to the Puebla state government for public control of electrical utilities.

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Celebrating Mexico's bicentennial is bittersweet

On Sept. 16, Mexico will celebrate its bicentennial and honor the heroes that first declared the nation's independence from Spain in 1810.

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Behind the massacre in Mexico

What's behind the horrific murder of 72 immigrants in Mexico, about 120 miles south of Brownsville, Texas?

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