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43 Students Disappear - How Can We Fight Corruption and Violence?

It was almost 6 months ago that 43 young students went “missing” in Iguala, Guerrero, Mexico. Believed to be handed over to the cartels by the police, these students have never been reunited with their families and never been found. 805 more words

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Borderline Wrong? Mexican Government Condemns Grapvine PD Shooting

EULESS, TX — The shooting of a Mexican National by a Grapevine cop last weekend has outraged local activists and the Mexican government. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says it condemns the shooting and is asking for an exhaustive investigation. 271 more words

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Settlement Will Allow Thousands of Mexican Laborers in U.S. to Collect Back Pay

Braceros, here in 1963, were often farmhands. The lawsuit applies to World War II-era workers.

By PAM BELLUCK

Published: October 15, 2008

Tens of thousands of Mexicans who labored in the United States under a World War II-era guest worker program will be eligible to collect back pay under a settlement to a long-fought lawsuit. 580 more words

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