Mexico City (TSN) – Mexico will take legal action to ensure the protection of its citizens in the United States after a shooting in El Paso left three Mexicans dead. Mexico’s Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said Sunday that the country will take legal actions to protect its citizens in the United States,Continue Reading

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Mexico City (TSN) – Mexico’s President-Elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says “We won’t stop using the army and the marines in public security issues,” insisting the Federal Police aren’t sufficiently prepared to quell the country’s rising violence. The remarks sparked controversy, especially among voters who supported AMLO during his campaign. Lopez Obrador had promised a differentContinue Reading

Andrés Manuel López Obrador AMLO victory mexico military

Washington, D.C. (FAIR) – Neoliberal capitalist dogma pervades mainstream media. A case in point is coverage of Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) resounding victory in Mexico’s presidential election. Referring to the president-elect by his commonly used acronym, the New York Times’ Azam Ahmed and Paulina Villegas (7/1/18) claimed that one of AMLO’s biggestContinue Reading

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Mexico City (TSN) – “We will propose decriminalization, create truth commissions, we will attack the causes of poverty,” Sanchez, AMLO’s proposed interior minister said. Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s transition team unveiled a plan Friday to shake up the fight against crime, including reduced jail time but stiffer controls on weapons, asContinue Reading

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Brussels (SCF) – The United States has reached a new low in international relations. Not only does President Trump tweet and otherwise comment insultingly about leaders (“Little Rocket Man”) and various nations (“shithole countries”), he has gone out of his way to alienate friends and allies by imposing tariffs on some of theirContinue Reading

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Washington (teleSUR) – Nearly 1,800 immigrant families were separated at the U.S.-Mexico border from October 2016 through February of this year, according to a senior government official, as President Donald Trump implemented stricter border enforcement policies. The numbers are the first comprehensive disclosure by the administration of how many families have been affectedContinue Reading

Houston (TFC) – This year’s hurricane season has been more intense than usual. The flooding in Texas was unprecedented, and Hurricane Irma slammed into the Caribbean islands and Florida, leaving devastation behind. The result is that it’s going to cost a lot of money to clean everything up. The flooding is one thing,Continue Reading