Sunday, January 19, 2020

Tag: Mexico

Saving the vaquita: New promises and new threats

Six months: That’s how much time Mexico now has to report on its progress to save the critically endangered vaquita porpoise (Phocoena...

‘An act of terrorism’: Mexico plans legal action against US after...

"Mexico would like to express its utmost, profound condemnation and rejection of this barbaric act."

Migrants will pay the price of Mexico’s tariff deal with Trump

More migrants, less money, extreme violence and a recalcitrant, unpredictable northern neighbor – these are the ingredients of a refugee crisis, not a diplomatic victory.

Tariff temper tantrum: Trump ‘created a fake crisis & has announced...

"Trump created a fake crisis and has announced a fake 'solution' that actually is terms that already the U.S. and Mexico had agreed months ago."

Trump’s Mexico tariffs are about white nationalism, not trade

There’s nothing “uncontrollable” about people applying for asylum. All the U.S. has to do is meet its obligations under international law.

Environmental defender murdered in Mexico days before vote on pipeline project

"This is a political crime for the human rights defense that Samir Flores Samir and the FPDTA carried out against the [project] and for people's autonomy and self-determination."

Millions of Americans cross the U.S.-Mexico border for health care: The...

At a checkpoint in Yuma, Arizona, around 6,000 Americans cross into Los Algodones, Mexico daily for health care reasons – predominantly dental care.

At least 66 killed as pipeline explosion rocks Central Mexico

"What happened here should serve as an example for the whole nation to unite behind the fight that the president is carrying out against this ill."

Using Medicare in Mexico

Would you support an amendment to the Medicare law permitting American citizens to use Medicare benefits to pay for health care in approved medical facilities located outside the United States?

Noam Chomsky: Members of migrant caravan ere fleeing from misery &...

National security adviser John Bolton declared Venezuela, Cuba and Nicaragua to be part of a “troika of tyranny” and a “triangle of terror.”

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In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Ex-pharma lobbyist embedded in White House tanked drug pricing bill, while his former employer...

Trump’s top healthcare adviser, former Gilead Sciences lobbyist Joe Grogan, strenuously lobbied within the White House and on Capitol Hill against price negotiations.

Embracing Islamic terrorism

Ever wonder why we never go to war against or impose sanctions on these sponsors of terrorism? Heck, we don’t even condemn them!

Trump’s loosening of pork inspection regulations fails to protect consumers from illness and death...

"Food safety is one of the most important protections in our country and gifting the slaughter industry self-regulation powers will mean pork eaters in this country will be facing higher threats of disease.”

Our country, the United States, is a rogue nation and our leaders are criminals

Should we fear for the future of this rogue nation and of the world?