Mexico

Migrant Caravans: A New Social Movement?

The picture of the Salvadoran Óscar Ramírez and his daughter, Angie, both lifeless and locked in an embrace, on the banks of Rio Grande (Río Bravo in Mexico) caused alarm and anger around the world. As usual in moments of collective pain, several politicians came out to express their...

Solidarity with Silvia Reséndiz Flores and Mexicali Resiste Movement

U.S. border control agents have arrested activist Silvia Reséndiz Flores and her two grandchildren on the border on June 30, 2019 for 26 hours. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup   They were crossing the border legally but had their VISAs revoked arbitrarily on the spot. The point is, however, that Silvia and her son...

A New Independent Union

Independent National Union for Industries and Services “20/32 Movement” was recognized on June 26, 2019 in Mexico City. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup They already have 2,500 affiliated workers. This union is based on the 20/32 Movement which led workers’ strikes in one hundred industrial companies in Matamoros, on the U.S./Mexico border on...

Trump Blackmails and López Obrador Obeys

«Agreement»: sale of migrants and sovereignty for the price of tariffs By: IWL North and Central American organisations 06/11/2019 The week that has just ended, the Mexican and Central American peoples on all sides of the southern and northern borders of Mexico have experienced moments of anxiety, indignation and disappointment. It all started...

Workers Stand in Matamoros Elections

The struggle of the Industrial working class in Mexican city of Matamoros takes another step. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup They presented independent working class candidates in four electoral districts against the main bourgeois parties. Mexican authorities, under threat of workers´ performance, announced that their candidacies were not in good standing for not...

Solidarity to UAM Strike

Eight thousand university employees have been on strike since February 1, 2019 at the Metropolitan Autonomous University (UAM) in Mexico. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup May 6, 2019 They fight for 20% increase in wages and respect for their labor collective contract as 1,800 workers were hired by the university outside the framework...

After 100 Years Zapata’s Struggle Still Necessary Today!

The Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata was murdered in Abril 10, 1919. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup May 1, 2019 He was the 1910 Mexican Revolution main people’s leader. The Revolution toppled dictator Porfirio Diaz and opened the way to the land reform and the nationalization of the clerical properties. Zapata led the peasantry and indigenous...

May 1st: Mexico

Matamoros: repression to workers and “democracy” to the bosses

The workers' strikes movement initiated in this border city with the United States in January of this year is leading the way for the rest of the Mexican working class and the rest of the world. By CST-Mexico Arising from the bases of maquiladora factories from several industrial centers, it put...

Mexico: Strike represion in Matamoros

Yesterday, around noon, Coca Cola Matamoros' trusted personnel violently broke into the company, violating the state of strike, led by Hugo Rodríguez, plant manager, former PAN Councilman and personal friend of the governor of Tamaulipas, Francisco García Cabeza de Vaca. By Matamoros Workers movement The attack left six people injured, one...

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