Tuesday - Dec 18, 2018

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  • The city and the community come together in historic plan

    by Fernando A. Torres Three years after the historic protests of thousands of people, mostly residents of the Mission District in San Francisco, against displacement and evictions, the city and community organizations are finalizing a joint strategy: the Action Plan for the Mission 2020 (MAP2020). In an informative meeting at the Women’s Building on Wednesday,

  • Human rights in Mexico, from crisis to catastrophe

    Human rights in Mexico, from crisis to catastrophe

    Two recent reports reveal that Mexico’s institutions are simply unable or unwilling to actually protect human rights and rampant incompetence denies justice to victims by José Luis Granados Ceja MEXICO CITY — Thirty-one-year-old photojournalist Ruben Espinosa was murdered the first time in July of 2015, when he and four women were fatally shot, execution style,

  • Human rights in Mexico, from crisis to catastrophe

    Two recent reports reveal that Mexico’s institutions are simply unable or unwilling to actually protect human rights and rampant incompetence denies justice to victims by José Luis Granados Ceja MEXICO CITY — Thirty-one-year-old photojournalist Ruben Espinosa was murdered the first time in July of 2015, when he and four women were fatally shot, execution style,

  • Honduras: Arrest in Cáceres murder a feeble attempt at image rehab

    Honduras: Arrest in Cáceres murder a feeble attempt at image rehab

    El comportamiento del régimen de Hernández es en muchos sentidos similar al de las dictaduras violentas que existieron en toda la región en el siglo XX – regímenes que se mantuvieron en el poder a través del terror por José Luis Granados Ceja TEGUCIGALPA, HONDURAS – Según un activista, el arresto el 3 de marzo

  • Trump links NAFTA to steel, aluminum tariffs

    Trump links NAFTA to steel, aluminum tariffs

    No tariffs for Mexico and Canada if ‘fair’ NAFTA negotiated by Mexico News Daily United States President Donald Trump suggested today that Mexico and Canada could be exempt from new tariffs on aluminum and steel if the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is renegotiated to better favor the U.S. Trump flagged the possible exemption

  • Mexico-US relations ‘frozen’ after testy call

    Mexico-US relations ‘frozen’ after testy call

    Plans for a March meeting are scrapped after Trump loses his temper: report by the El Reportero’s wire services A testy phone call between Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and his United States counterpart Donald Trump was the catalyst for a joint decision to call off a planned meeting between the pair, according to a

  • With each attack, life itself is attacked, advocates say

    With each attack, life itself is attacked, advocates say

    Immigration is not a political problem, it is a human problem by Fernando A. Torres While the Senate rejected four immigration proposals last Thursday, a group of experts discussed in a national conference the effects that the issue and the actions are having on the diverse communities of the country. The panelists agreed that the

  • Venezuela watching US military deployment

    Venezuela watching US military deployment

    by Luis Beatón The recent visit of Kurt Tidd, head of the Southern Command of the United States, to Colombia, arouses suspicions and leads some to think that the order to attack Venezuela has already been given. General Tidd said that Bogota and Washington must continue working to overcome ‘security threats’ that require mutual work

  • Mexico: the volcano of  resistence is about to explode

    Mexico: the volcano of resistence is about to explode

    Mexico is a volcano, and the beauty and frailty of the snow gracing its peaks hide a scalding reality. An instability that at any given moment could explode by Geoffrey Pleyers and Manuel Garza Zepeda Analysis For those interested in social movements, the 21st century began in Mexico with the uprising of the indigenous Zapatista

  • Fighting for breath by a dying sea

    Fighting for breath by a dying sea

    by David Bacon When the dust rises in North Shore, a small farmworker town at the edge of the Salton Sea, Jacqueline Pozar’s nose often starts bleeding. Her teacher at Saul Martinez Elementary School in nearby Mecca calls her mom, Maria, and asks her to come take her home. Jacqueline is seven years old. “I