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Mexican electrical workers continue hunger strike

A long running hunger strike by laid-off electrical workers in Mexico City has reached a point of high drama.

Mixed results from Mexican elections

Mexico carried out gubernatorial elections in 12 of its 31 states on Sunday July 4. 

Video: Mexican soccer legend celebrates World Cup

Video interview -- in Spanish -- of Mexican soccer player Pavel Pardo in Chicago on the opening day of the World Cup.

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With a "goooooal," Chicagoans celebrate World Cup opener: Mexico vs. South Africa

CHICAGO - In a sea of green jerseys hundreds proudly cheered for Mexico here early Friday morning, June 11, at a local indoor soccer gym as the North American nation competed against South Africa in the much-anticipated opening game of the 2010 World Cup.

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Latin America condemns Arizona's anti-immigrant law

The Arizona anti-immigrant law is garnering international attention.

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Ciudad Juárez: voyage to the end of globalization

CIUDAD JUÁREZ, Mexico -- The dream of industrial globalization has turned into a nightmare.

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Mexican government on full-blast offensive against workers

There is a strong, yet indirect, link to the Mexican government's attack on workers and current drug-related violence, analsyt Emile Schepers points out.

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Mexican labor leader takes message to Washington

Humberto Montes de Oca of the Mexican Electricians' Union (SME) was on his way to Washington to lodge a complaint with NAFTA authorities over labor violations.

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Mexico at 200 faces growing economic despair

September 16, 2010 is the 200th anniversary of Mexico's declaration of independence. But so far, any inclination to celebrate is being overshadowed by vast economic and social problems.

Mexico City approves gay marriage

By a vote of 31 to 24 with nine abstentions, the Legislative Assembly of the Federal District, the jurisdiction to which Mexico City belongs, has passed legislation authorizing gay marriage.

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