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September 27, 2018
That race between 'Mexico Joe' and 'China Mike'
In past U.S. Senate races in Indiana, the emphasis in the campaign homestretch is mostly concentrated on domestic or foreign policy. We’ve watched the debate in races going back to 2010 center on issues like deficits and debt, Obamacare, our alliance with Israel, military strength, or tax reform. The battle between U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly...
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Rosa to impact northwest Mexico before soaking US Desert Southwest
The eastern Pacific’s newest tropical system is currently churning out at sea, but Rosa is on track to later cause flooding across the American Southwest. Rosa developed into a hurricane on Wednesday, and is expected to swiftly reach major hurricane status by the end of the week. "The track of Rosa will keep it well...
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Q&A: UN Mexico resident coordinator talks UN reform, partnership to tackle femicide
United Nations Resident Coordinator Antonio Molpeceres. Photo by: UNITED NATIONS — The Spotlight Initiative , a €500 million ($585.2 million) joint United Nations and European Union partnership to combat violence against women, will provide an update on its work over the last year during a high-level event at U.N. headquarters Thursday morning. Mexico is set...
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US aquaculture advocates: Judge’s ruling on Gulf of Mexico proves need for law
A lobbying group organized by more than a dozen powerful seafood companies says a ruling this week by a federal judge that the US National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) doesn’t have the authority to oversee fish pens in federal waters is why new legislation is needed. In a 15-page opinion handed down Monday, US district...
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Mexico’s Election And The Fight Against Disinformation
Mexico recently lived through the biggest election in its history with more than 3400 political positions, including the Presidency, at stake. For a brief moment it seemed that the eyes of the entire world were on the country. Everyone believed that two historic things were going to happen: For one, for the first time a...
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Mexico ratifies ILO Convention No. 98
Justice at last as Mexico ratifies ILO Convention 98. In an historic moment for Mexico’s union movement, the Mexican Senate has unanimously ratified International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention No. 98, which guarantees the right to organize and collective bargaining. "This country has a longstanding social debt towards the working class, but from now on things...
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Former Mexico ruling party governor Duarte jailed for nine years
Former Mexico ruling party governor Duarte jailed for nine years A former governor of Veracruz has been sentenced by a federal judge in Mexico to nine years in prison after pleading guilty for the crimes of criminal association and money laundering. A court in Mexico also fined Javier Duarte 58,890 Mexican pesos ($3,123) on Wednesday,...
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Glimmer of hope for Mexico's missing students despite a rise in murders
Mexico City: Two cities in Mexico are under siege as the country attempts to crackdown on a surge in homicides, police corruption and gang violence. After years of insulation from the worst of the violent crime that has plagued the country, Mexico City has seen homicides rise 45 per cent since 2014, according to a...
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EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil, Mexico currencies firm as Fed hikes U.S. rates
SAO PAULO/MEXICO CITY, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Brazil and Mexico’s currencies firmed on Wednesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates and left intact plans to steadily tighten monetary policy, while strong polling by a market-friendly Brazilian presidential candidate helped lift the real. Brazil’s real currency strengthened almost 1.3 percent after the poll by...
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Anchorage man accused of stealing $4.3M from KeyBank
News Anchorage man who was caught trying to smuggle over $4 million from the bank he worked for across the Mexican border is now being extradited back to Alaska to face some serious criminal charges. According to a statement from the U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder’s office, Gerardo Adan Cazarez Valenzuela, who also goes by Gary,...
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China’s Nexen plans Gulf of Mexico oil exit amid trade war -sources
NEW YORK/LONDON, (Reuters) – Nexen Petroleum, a unit of China’s CNOOC Ltd, plans to exit the United States, divesting its stake in giant oil and gas developments in the Gulf of Mexico as trade tensions between two countries mount, three people familiar with the plan told Reuters yesterday. Nexen (which is a partner in Guyana’s...
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Mexico's Lopez Obrador pledges justice for 43 missing students
MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s president-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador promised Wednesday to investigate the disappearance four years ago of the 43 rural teachers college students, telling parents that his government won’t fear the truth. Lopez Obrador stood hand-in-hand with families of the Ayotzinapa students in an emotional gathering marking the day the students went missing...
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Reputed Sinaloa cartel leader 'El Cuate' arrested, gold-plated guns seized in Mexico
Three Mexican drug cartels operated in the El Paso-Juarez region Daniel Borunda/El Paso Times (Photo: Courtesy Chihuahua state government) Gold-plated handguns, cocaine and pickups were seized Wednesday during the arrest of one of the reputed leaders of the Sinaloa drug cartel in Chihuahua. Chihuahua state police arrested Leonel "El Cuate" Salgueiro during an "intense operation"...
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