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  • US university campus to open in Querétaro, Mexico

    US university campus to open in Querétaro, Mexico

    Arkansas State University offers eight degree programs in Querétaro Compiled by Mexico News Daily Mexican university students will soon have the opportunity to study at a United States public university without crossing the border. Arkansas State University (ASU) will open a campus on September 4 in the municipality of Colón, Querétaro, about 60 kilometers northeast

  • Mexico seen as winner of first battle in NAFTA talks

    Mexico seen as winner of first battle in NAFTA talks

    There is some optimism after US document makes no mention of tariffs Compiled by Mexico News Daily Fears that a push from the United States to renegotiate the terms of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) would have a negative effect on Mexican exports and the economy in general might prove to be unfounded.

  • International Human Rights Federation charges crimes against humanity in Coahuila, Mexico

    International Human Rights Federation charges crimes against humanity in Coahuila, Mexico

    Groups seek probe by international court Compiled by Mexico News Daily The International Criminal Court was asked yesterday to investigate hundreds of crimes in the state of Coahuila between 2009 and 2016, some of which are being described as crimes against humanity. The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), along with about 100 Mexican organizations,

  • Guantanamo child detainee receives apology, $10 million from Canada

    Guantanamo child detainee receives apology, $10 million from Canada

    The former child prisoner will be compensated for abuses he suffered while he was detained by the US in Afghanistan and Guantanamo Bay by Jessica Corbett Toronto-born Omar Khadr—who was captured by the U.S. military in 2002 when he was just a teenager and held at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp in Cuba—will receive an

  • Self-defense group forms in Quintana Roo, México

    Self-defense group forms in Quintana Roo, México

    Business owners accuse state government ‘cartel’ of corruption Compiled by Mexico News Daily Quintana Roo is the latest state to see a self-defense group form in response to the inability of authorities to control crime, corruption and impunity. Yesterday, a group of 20 business owners headed by real estate entrepreneur Carlos Mimenza announced the formation of

  • California maybe replacing its ‘prison industrial complex for something far worse

    California maybe replacing its ‘prison industrial complex for something far worse

    The main players in California’s “treatment-industrial complex” are the very same ones involved in the for-profit prison industry by Sarah Cronin Since 2006, California’s inmate population has gone down by nearly a quarter, due in part to a Supreme Court mandate that found conditions in California’s notoriously overcrowded prisons to be ‘cruel and unusual punishment.’

  • Trump’s immigration pick attacked Obama programs in ghost-written Senate letters

    Trump’s immigration pick attacked Obama programs in ghost-written Senate letters

    If letters written by Lee Francis Cissna, the president’s nominee to head U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, are any guide, he’s poised to dismantle Obama-era policies like a humanitarian program for Central American children by Marcelo Rochabrun Lee Francis Cissna, President Trump’s nominee to head the federal agency that handles applications for visas, refugee status

  • Tensions rise as US announces military drills near embattled Venezuela

    Tensions rise as US announces military drills near embattled Venezuela

    Three South American countries are preparing to hold a large military drill near Venezuela later this year. The involvement of the U.S. military in the drill has raised concerns about the U.S.’ true intentions in the area, as it has already worked to covertly destabilize Venezuela’s economy. by MintPress News Desk News analysis CHILE —