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Casa Amiga: Leading the Fight to Protect Women in Ciudad Juárez

A major wave of layoffs in the once-thriving maquiladora industry of Ciudad Juárez has left thousands scrambling to make ends meet. Among the most vulnerable to this economic implosion are thousands of working-class women. As the maquiladora sector has contracted, Casa Amiga, the only domestic violence and rape crisis center in the city of nearly 2 million, has experienced a dramatic increase in the number of battered women coming in for help. Despite its overwhelming workload, the staff of Casa Amiga continues to provide much-needed services to women in Juárez, one day at a time, case by case.

Regional Leaders Gather in Merida to Advance PPP

[ printer-friendly PDF version ] Rhetoric indicates growing awareness of grassroots resistance Regional Leaders Gather in Merida to Advance PPP  Continue Reading »

Update on Metales y Derivados

[ printer-friendly PDF version ] NAFTA commission findings confirm border toxic waste a threat but offers no remedies. Update on  Continue Reading »

Baja Energy and Environment Update

[ printer-friendly PDF version ] Power companies confront power of the people. Baja Energy and Environment Update by Jonathan Treat  Continue Reading »

A New, Improved U.S.-Mexican Border? ‘Smart Border’ to ‘Weed Out’ Terrorists, Offers Frequent-Crosser Plan

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Basta ya with finger pointing!

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Mexico to Even Score after U.S. Approval of Tough Trucking Access Law

f e a t u r e Mexico to Even Score after U.S. Approval of Tough Trucking Access Law Trade  Continue Reading »

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