Tuesday - Jul 23, 2019

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  • With the Census in peril, what will it take to “right the ship?”

    With the Census in peril, what will it take to “right the ship?”

    by Anna Challet New America Media The 2020 Census is off to a rocky start, with crucial preparations already delayed or falling to the wayside, largely a result of inadequate funding from Congress. Some of the nation’s oldest civil rights organizations, while fearing the worst, say there’s still time for Congress and the Trump administration

  • Trump’s pardon aside, reporters have built long rap sheet against sheriff Joe

    Trump’s pardon aside, reporters have built long rap sheet against sheriff Joe

    Trump hailed Joe Arpaio’s “admirable service” in Arizona. There’s more to his career than that by Ryan Gabrielson President Donald Trump issued his first pardon to Joe Arpaio, the former Maricopa County sheriff famous for using his local police force to aggressively pursue undocumented immigrants. In its official statement, the White House credited Arpaio with

  • NAFTA partners agree to accelerate talks

    NAFTA partners agree to accelerate talks

    by the El Reportero’s wire services Anti-US rhetoric predicted to accompany Mexico’s presidential election campaign Five days of trade talks wrapped up Sunday with a commitment by all three NAFTA partners to accelerate the process in the coming months. An early finish to negotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement will benefit Mexico, which would

  • Trade wars lead to world wars

    Trade wars lead to world wars

    History shows there is a repeating, almost natural progression from currency wars to trade wars to shooting wars by Paul Goncharoff Analysis What does the future hold? For those that dig into and analyze the history of humankind there has been a repeating, almost natural progression from currency wars to trade wars to shooting wars.

  • 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

  • The petrodollar is in trouble – U.S. trade deficit since 1971, is approximately $10.5 trillion

    The petrodollar is in trouble – U.S. trade deficit since 1971, is approximately $10.5 trillion

    As Saudi Arabia continues to liquidate more of its foreign exchange reserves, it means serious trouble for the petrodollar system by Steve St. Angelo Russia Insider The U.S. PetroDollar system is in serious trouble as the Middle East’s largest oil producer continues to suffer as the low oil price devastates its financial bottom line. Saudi