Friday - Mar 22, 2019
  • El Chapo Guzmán found guilty after 3-month trial for drug trafficking

    El Chapo Guzmán found guilty after 3-month trial for drug trafficking

    The jury deliberated for six days but reached a unanimous decision in the end by Mexico News Daily After six days of deliberations, the jury has found Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, former leader of the notorious Sinaloa Cartel, guilty of drug trafficking. The unanimous verdict was announced today, bringing to an end a three-month trial

  • ‘No more migrants:’ Coahuila at maximum capacity, governor says

    ‘No more migrants:’ Coahuila at maximum capacity, governor says

    They should go to other states because Coahuila’s border is overwhelmed, said Riquelme governador of Coahuila by Mexico News Daily The governor of Coahuila has declared that no more migrants will be allowed into the state as thousands of Central Americans continue their journey through Mexico to the United States. “We’re at maximum capacity,” Miguel

  • López Obrador says no to ‘offensive’ contrast of grand hotels and poverty

    López Obrador says no to ‘offensive’ contrast of grand hotels and poverty

    8-billion-peso infrastructure program announced for leading tourism destinations by Mexico News Daily Putting an end to the “offensive” contrast between luxurious hotels and poor neighborhoods in Mexico’s most popular resort cities is the aim of a new government program launched yesterday by President López Obrador. The central objective of the Mi México Late (My Mexico

  • Oscar®-Nominated ROMA Star Yalitza Aparicio to Appear as Keynote Speaker During International Labour Organization (ILO) Centenary Celebration

    Oscar®-Nominated ROMA Star Yalitza Aparicio to Appear as Keynote Speaker During International Labour Organization (ILO) Centenary Celebration

    Appearance to Commemorate International Women’s Day on March 8 by the El Reportero’s wire services GENEVA – March 6, 2019 – Today, it was announced that Yalitza Aparicio, the Oscar®-nominated star of three-time Academy Award®-winning film ROMA, will make a special appearance during the International Labour Organization (ILO) centenary celebration at its headquarters in Geneva.

  • Oakland teachers fight for public education

    Oakland teachers fight for public education

    Article and photo by David Bacon Students and parents have come out en masse to join the marches and picket lines of the ongoing teachers strike in Oakland, California. All say that they are trying to save the city’s public school system. “This is a strike to save our district,” said Heath Madom, who’s taught

  • Will growers’ demands for wage cuts get help from the U.S. government?

    Will growers’ demands for wage cuts get help from the U.S. government?

    by David Bacon California growers have complained of a tight labor market for years, as a militarized border and a decade of mass deportations restrict the flow of migrants into the fields. Some growers, like Salinas’ D’Arrigo Brothers Co., have signed union contracts and provided better wages and benefits in order to attract a stable

  • TPS Holders from Honduras and Nepal Sue Trump Administration

    TPS Holders from Honduras and Nepal Sue Trump Administration

    They want to prevent unlawful deportation of 100,000 people by El Reportero’s wire services Six adults with Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and two U.S. citizen children of TPS holders filed a class-action lawsuit today seeking to stop the unlawful termination of TPS for over 100,000 TPS holders from Honduras and Nepal and prevent the separation

  • 17-year-old enters postgraduate program at Harvard University

    17-year-old enters postgraduate program at Harvard University

    Dafne Almazán became the world’s youngest psychologist at 13 by the El Reportero’s wire services A student who became the world’s youngest psychologist at the age of 13 is now off to Harvard University, the first Mexican minor to be admitted to a postgraduate program and also the youngest in 100 years. At the age