Tuesday - May 21, 2019

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  • Marriott Hotel workers on strike stay tough on the picket lines

    Marriott Hotel workers on strike stay tough on the picket lines

    Essay by David Bacon Three weeks on the picket line will either weaken a strike or make it stronger. But workers at the Marriott hotels in eight cities around the US show no signs of wanting to go back to work anytime soon, at least not without resolving the reasons why they went on strike

  • Third migrants’ caravan scheduled to leave El Salvador within the next week

    Third migrants’ caravan scheduled to leave El Salvador within the next week

    The number of migrants traveling through Mexico could soon reach 10,000 by Mexico News Daily A third caravan of migrants is expected to leave Central America within the next week, which could bring the total number of people escaping poverty and violence by making the northward trek to nearly 10,000. The third wave, believed to

  • AMLO promises visa and work for Central American migrants

    AMLO promises visa and work for Central American migrants

    “We are going to offer employment, work for Central American migrants,” said the president-elect, Andrés Manuel López Obrador by Jorge Monroy “We are going to offer employment, work for Central American migrants,” said the president-elect, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, reiterating that in order to reduce the migratory phenomenon, it is necessary to create welfare conditions.

  • Public charge rule change not final—stay enrolled, advocates urge

    Public charge rule change not final—stay enrolled, advocates urge

    by Mark Hedin Ethnic Media Services The Department of Homeland Security on Sept. 22 announced plans to drastically change the terms under which it bars people it deems likely to depend on government support from entering the country or getting green cards. The new proposal would expand the factors the government would use in deeming

  • Alfonso Cuarón’s Venice triumph highlights importance of Mexican filmmakers

    Alfonso Cuarón’s Venice triumph highlights importance of Mexican filmmakers

    Netflix will give broad exposure to a Mexican art film but many other Mexican directors will remain unknown by Deborah Shaw Alfonso Cuarón has won the Golden Lion at the 2018 Venice International Film Festival for Roma, his most personal film. The win highlights the importance of Mexican filmmakers in a film culture that is

  • Civic Alliance documents Ortega’s mistakes to bring him before international justice

    Civic Alliance documents Ortega’s mistakes to bring him before international justice

    by EFE The Civic Alliance for Justice and Democracy, said yesterday that the errors of justice during the socio-political crisis in Nicaragua are documented, to bring the Government of Daniel Ortega before international justice. “All the errors that have been made in the rigged judicial system that exists in Nicaragua are being documented to take

  • 8 years after Los Zetas’ massacre of 72 migrants, ‘no real investigation’

    8 years after Los Zetas’ massacre of 72 migrants, ‘no real investigation’

    11 have been charged in Tamaulipas mass murder, but no one sentenced by Mexico Daily News Eight years after 72 undocumented migrants were killed in a massacre in Tamaulipas, authorities still haven’t conducted a “real investigation” into the crime, charges the head of an NGO that represents the families of 10 victims. Ana Lorena Delgadillo,

  • What was the life of this guest worker worth?

    What was the life of this guest worker worth?

    por David Bacon    Mientras que las agencias del estado de Washington reducen el salario de los trabajadores del campo y encuentran a los empleadores sin fallas por una muerte en el campo, Trump y los republicanos del Congreso respaldan las propuestas para convertir el trabajo agrícola en servidumbre permanente contratada.    El domingo 5

  • A Border Patrol agent violated the Fourth Amendment when he shot across the US-Mexico border, striking boy 10 times

    A Border Patrol agent violated the Fourth Amendment when he shot across the US-Mexico border, striking boy 10 times

    “The court made clear that the Constitution does not stop at the border, and that agents should not have constitutional immunity to fatally shoot Mexican teenagers on the other side of the border fence” by Kevin Gosztola The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled a United States Border Patrol agent did not have “qualified immunity”