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  • Farmworkers rise up against labor exploitation

    Farmworkers rise up against labor exploitation

    by David Bacon   Washington State today is ground zero in the effort to hold back the massive use of agricultural guest workers by U.S. growers, and to ensure that farmworkers, both those living here and those coming under the H-2A visa program, have their rights respected. For a second year, on Aug. 4 workers

  • UnidosUS awards MEDA as member of the year for its work in the Latino community

    UnidosUS awards MEDA as member of the year for its work in the Latino community

    by Aracely M. Ortega The Economic Development Agency of the Mission (MEDA), based in the Mission District neighborhood in San Francisco, was awarded the “Affiliate of the Year” award granted by the national organization UnidosUS, formerly called National Council of La Raza ( NCLR) for its work to give Latinos tools and information to achieve

  • México necesita 123 mil  médicos; las escuelas no están entrenando lo suficiente: AMLO

    México necesita 123 mil médicos; las escuelas no están entrenando lo suficiente: AMLO

    El presidente dijo que el nuevo servicio de salud trabajará con las universidades para capacitar más por Mexico News Daily El presidente López Obrador dice que México necesita 123,000 médicos más para cubrir las necesidades del país.“Hay 270,600 médicos generales en el país, y de acuerdo con las normas internacionales, deberíamos tener 393,600 médicos”, dijo

  • Mexico short 123,000 doctors;  schools not training enough: AMLO

    Mexico short 123,000 doctors; schools not training enough: AMLO

    The president said new health service will work with universities to train more by Mexico News Daily <p>President López Obrador says Mexico needs 123,000 more doctors to cover the country’s needs. “There are 270,600 general practitioners in the country, and according to international norms, we should have 393,600 doctors,” he said during a visit to

  • Looking for short term work? –2020 census may want you

    Looking for short term work? –2020 census may want you

    by Mark Hedin Ethnic Media Services The Census Bureau has said it expects to hire about a half-million people nationwide to help in its all-important counting of everybody living in the United States, something the government has done every 10 years since 1790. That half-million hiring target is a sizable decrease from the last census,

  • Followers pray after church leader arrested on human trafficking, sex charges

    Followers pray after church leader arrested on human trafficking, sex charges

    Head of evangelical church La Luz del Mundo described as a sexual predator by Mexico News Daily Officials and followers of a Mexican-based evangelical church are defending and praying for its leader after he was arrested this week on human trafficking, rape and child pornography charges. Naasón Joaquín García, leader or “Apostle” of the Guadalajara-based

  • Honduras caravan, now 1,300 strong, heading north after  crossing the Mexican border

    Honduras caravan, now 1,300 strong, heading north after crossing the Mexican border

    Immigration agents unequipped to prevent them from leaving by Mexico News Daily Approximately 1,300 migrants fled a detention center in Tapachula, Chiapas, last night but 700 were later detained and returned to the facility. The National Immigration Institute (INM) said in a statement that shortly after 8:00pm “there was a large-scale unauthorized departure of people

  • Honduras caravan, now 3,000 strong, heading north after  crossing the Mexican border

    Honduras caravan, now 3,000 strong, heading north after crossing the Mexican border

    Immigration agents provide humanitarian aid but no visas by Mexico News Daily The caravan of migrants that left San Pedro Sula, Honduras, on Tuesday crossed into Mexico this morning, double the number that left. An estimated 3,000 people crossed the Suchiate river at the Rodolfo Robles international bridge between Tecún Umán, Guatemala, and Ciudad Hidalgo,