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  • In Mexico City, another Grito minus a crowd in the Zócalo

    In Mexico City, another Grito minus a crowd in the Zócalo

    At least six states will have some form of in person celebrations   Celebrations of “El Grito,” a symbol of the struggle for independence, was toned down on Wednesday in Mexico City due to COVID-19 restrictions despite this year being the two-century anniversary of the beginning of liberation from Spanish rule. The event was also

  • They study making vaccination mandatory in Puerto Rico

    They study making vaccination mandatory in Puerto Rico

    This Tuesday there will be a new meeting between the Scientific Coalition and the Government to make recommendations on the management of the pandemic and vaccination   by The American newsroom Puerto Rico   07.19.21 – The Secretary of State and current interim governor, Omar Marrero assured this Monday that the Government contemplates applying “all

  • Supreme Court Rejects Trump-Era Border Wall Funding Case

    Supreme Court Rejects Trump-Era Border Wall Funding Case

    by Jack Phillips The Supreme Court on Friday rejected an appeal from former President Donald Trump concerning funding for the U.S.-Mexico border wall. The court sent the case back to the U.S. Appeals for the Ninth Circuit with instructions to vacate its judgments and told a district court to “consider what further proceedings are necessary and

  • Supreme Court deals significant blow to unions by striking down California regulation

    Supreme Court deals significant blow to unions by striking down California regulation

    “In clash between private property rights and pro-union interests, the Supreme Court invalidates a California regulation that requires agricultural employers to allow union organizers onto their property to speak with workers. SCOTUS says the regulation violates the 5th Amendment.” – SCOTUSblog   by TCT   The Supreme Court struck down a California regulation Wednesday that

  • Remains of another Ayotzinapa student identified

    Remains of another Ayotzinapa student identified

    by the El Reportero‘s wire services   The federal Attorney General’s Office (FGR) announced Tuesday that the remains of one of 43 students who disappeared in Guerrero, Mexico, in 2014 has been conclusively identified. Omar Gómez Trejo, the special prosecutor in charge of the reexamination of the disappearance and presumed murder of the 43 Ayotzinapa

  • Nicaragua opposition figure Chamorro put under house arrest

    Nicaragua opposition figure Chamorro put under house arrest

    by the El Reportero‘s wire services shared from BBC   Police in Nicaragua have placed opposition presidential hopeful Cristiana Chamorro under house arrest. Prosecutors have accused Chamorro of money laundering, which she denies, and demand she be barred from running in November’s election. Chamorro is seen by many in the opposition as their best hope