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East L.A., the cradle of Mexican American culture, seeks greater independence

Reuters
East Los Angeles is home to Mexican American success stories from boxer Oscar De La Hoya to rock stars Los Lobos to the overachieving calculus students depicted in the 1988 film “Stand and Deliver.” Yet for all its fame and vibrancy, the almost entirely Latino community of 120,000 people suffers......

Illegal building threatens conservation of ancient Mexican metropolis

Reuters
Just beyond the towering pyramids of what was once the largest city of the Americas, an illegal building project threatens irreparable harm to the remains of temples and some two dozen other ancient structures in the path of the bulldozers. The owner of the land, where construction is strictly prohibited,......

Analysis: Bloody Mexican election campaign exposes chronic security woes

Reuters
Abel Murrieta was handing out campaign flyers on the street this month when a gunman shot him in broad daylight at point-blank range, making him the latest candidate murdered in one of the bloodiest election campaigns in Mexico’s recent history. Running for mayor in mid-term elections on June 6, Murrieta......

Mexican union was set to lose disputed GM workers’ vote -report

Reuters
General Motors Co (GM.N) workers in Mexico were on track to scrap the contract negotiated by one of the country’s biggest unions, according to a Mexican government report on a vote last month that led to a U.S. complaint under a new North American free trade deal. On Wednesday, the......

Complaint Accuses Mexican Factories of Labor Abuses, Testing New Trade Pact

New York Times
WASHINGTON — The A.F.L.-C.I.O. and other groups plan on Monday to file a complaint with the Biden administration over claims of labor violations at a group of auto parts factories in Mexico, a move that will pose an early test of the new North American trade deal and its labor......

Mexican president pushes trees-for-visas plan in call with Harris

Reuters
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador pitched a tree-planting jobs program in Central America that he said should lead to U.S. work visas, in talks with U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris on Friday about root causes of migration. At the start of the call, Harris said the United States and......

The secret to Canelo’s success? His own brand of Mexican Style

ESPN
10:00 AM ET Eric GomezMexico writer Over the decades, the label “Mexican Style” in boxing has become synonymous with all-out attacks at the expense of defense, a badge of honor and a promise of fireworks in the ring — all rolled into one. So as Canelo Alvarez seeks to unify......

Tattooed Chef to acquire Mexican foods maker

FoodBusinessNews
PARAMOUNT, CALIF. — Plant-based foods maker Tattooed Chef, Inc. has entered into agreements to acquire New Mexico Food Distributors, Inc. and Karsten Tortilla Factory, LLC (collectively referred to as Foods of New Mexico) for approximately $35 million in cash. Founded in 1987 and headquartered in Albuquerque, NM, Foods of New......

Mexican president to propose extension of welfare programs to curb migration

Reuters
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Sunday that he plans to propose his U.S. counterpart Joe Biden an extension of one of his key welfare programs to Central America to help curb immigration. Hunger and poverty have driven tens of thousands of migrants from El Salvador, Guatemala and......

11/15: Revamped Healthcare.gov opens for business; Mexican students continue to protest

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here 11/15: Revamped Healthcare.gov opens for business; Mexican students continue to protest – CBS News Watch CBSN Live The second enrollment period for people to sign up for federally mandated health insurance has begun. But as Kristine Johnson reports, the......

Mexican president pitches law that could suspend oil permits

Reuters
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador sent a bill to Congress on Friday that could enable the government to suspend permits in the oil industry, as part of a drive to bolster state control of energy at the expense of private firms. FILE PHOTO: Mexico’s President......

Santander offers to buy outstanding stake in Mexican unit

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: A logo of Santander is seen on a branch in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain January 27, 2016. REUTERS/ Marcelo del Pozo/File Photo MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s Banco Santander said on Friday it will offer to buy the 8.3% stake in its Mexican unit it doesn’t......

Mexican church, school cares for migrants waiting to request asylum in U.S.

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Mexican church, school cares for migrants waiting to request asylum in U.S. – CBS News Watch CBSN Live While waiting to claim asylum, some migrants are still stuck in Mexico without many resources. Mireya Villarreal spoke with a reformed......

Honda’s Mexican auto plants join North American pause from March 18

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: The Honda logo is displayed at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland, March 5, 2019. REUTERS/Pierre Albouy MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Japanese carmaker Honda Motor Co will temporarily suspend production at its plants in Mexico beginning on March 18 due to supply chain problems related......

Legendary Mexican Jazz Artist Tino Contreras To Perform First Ever Globally Streamed Concert

@BreaknNews
Direct from Inside The Frida Kahlo Museum in Mexico City April 10 & 11th & for 24 hours on demand LOS ANGELES – March 15, 2021 – — Legendary Mexican jazz artist Tino Contreras is set to perform a unique streamed show in the most beautiful space in Mexico City –......

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