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AMLO’s First Hundred Days and the Awakening of Workers’ Struggles in Mexico

AMLO has promised to transform Mexico, but only the working class has the power to bring about real change.

Pablo Oprinari

April 9, 2019

[VIDEO] The Maquila Strike in Matamoros Challenges US Multinationals

More than seventy thousand maquila workers in northern Mexico are striking against poverty wages.

Jimena Vergara

January 23, 2019

Over 40 Maquila Factories on Strike in Mexico

More than seventy thousand maquila workers in northern Mexico are fighting for salary increases and the payment of annual bonuses among other demands.

Óscar Fernández

January 17, 2019

The Migrant Exodus: A Central American Diaspora

Some of the caravans of more than 13,000 migrants are waiting in camps in Tijuana, and others are making their way to the border. A new migrant caravan has already been announced, but the Mexican government is adhering to the United States’ mandates like a servile army as they punish the migrants and treat them as criminals with detentions and deportations.

Maria Rosas

December 18, 2018

The Deportation of Víctor Mejía: The Mexican State Under Trump

The deportation of Víctor Mejía from Mexico, known as “assisted return,” is a result of the Mexican state’s policy of purging as many migrants as possible, with little regard for basic human rights. Mexico’s National Institute of Migration (INM) has become the United States’ local immigration enforcer.

One Hundred Migrants Go Missing, Presumed Kidnapped

Their whereabouts remain unknown since they boarded two trucks under the alleged organization of armed men on Saturday, November 3.

A Hopeful Migrant Caravan Faces Cold, Illness and Separation

The migrant caravan moves forward despite rain and cold. What is the situation like on the ground?

Left Voice

November 5, 2018

Open the Borders for the Migrant Caravan

About 10,000 people are in transit from the south of Mexico. They are fleeing poverty and violence in their countries of origin to try to reach the United States, while Trump continues to spout xenophobic threats, and face deportation and repression by the Central American and Mexican governments. We must reach out in solidarity to our migrant brothers.

Left Voice

November 5, 2018

Remembering the Massacred Students of Mexico City

Fifty years ago, hundreds of students were massacred by the Mexican military in the Plaza Tlatelolco in the midst of a massive student uprising. Their spirit of resistance lives in today’s Mexican student movement.

Jimena Vergara

October 2, 2018