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Scientist Nabbed for Russia Spying is Mexican Hero
The microbiologist also has wives in Mexico and Russia.
Feb 20th, 2020
Food & Beverage
'Green Gold' Brings Riches, Violence
Avocado growers are arming themselves with AR-15 rifles to guard against thieves and drug cartel extortionists.
Oct 23rd, 2019
Food & Beverage
Mexicans Dismayed by Avocado Price Climb
Increased demand in the United States and a slight drop in production are to blame.
Jul 15th, 2019
Official: Pro-Company Unions Will Melt Away
A majority of Mexico's union contracts are probably fake, he said.
May 15th, 2019
Mexican President Urges Reason
He's trying to close the Pandora's box of wage demands he helped unleash when he doubled the minimum wage along Mexico's northern border.
Mar 1st, 2019
Mexican Union Declares Victory in Strike
The Industrial Workers and Laborers' Union won 20 percent wage increases at all 48 "maquiladora" factories.
Feb 12th, 2019
Trade Deal Won't Boost Mexico Wages
Activists say the only way to do that is for Mexico to change labor laws that effectively leave workers helpless.
Aug 31st, 2018
Soda Bottlers Flee Crime-Ridden City
Investigators say criminal groups may have been trying to extort money from the companies.
Jun 14th, 2018
Employees Make $2/hr to Build $40K SUVs
The premise of the auto industry since the times of Henry Ford was that workers would make enough to buy the cars they produced, but that's not a reality in Mexico.
Sep 26th, 2017
Round of NAFTA Talks Ends in Wage Spat
U.S. trade rep Robert Lighthizer says "it's our objective to have provisions that raise wage rates in Mexico."
Sep 6th, 2017
NAFTA: Drastic Changes for Mexico?
Talks begin August 16th and the Trump administration hopes to address the minimal environmental and wage regulations that have drawn American plants to Mexico.
Aug 11th, 2017
Mexico Closes Gas Stations for Allegedly Selling Stolen Fuel
The thefts were especially brazen, given that the stations were selling fuel stolen from their own supplier.
Jun 2nd, 2017