2020-07-12: News Headlines

Tom Conway (2020-07-11). Why relentless enforcement will make or break the new NAFTA. nationofchange.org Because if Mexico fails to relentlessly enforce the USMCA, the new trade agreement will be as big a failure as the old.

Mehr News Agency (2020-07-11). VIDEO: Ex-Mexican pres. bust in giant face mask. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 11 (MNA) —The bust of the former president of Mexico, Adolfo Lopez Mateos has been kitted out with a giant face mask in order to raise awareness of the people amid novel corona virus pandemic.

Raul Diego (2020-07-10). Mexico State Oil Company Files $22 Billion Debt Swap amid IMF Threats and White House Visit. mintpressnews.com Mexico's economy is put in the crosshairs by the IMF as the "new NAFTA" takes effect and AMLO is forced to make concessions to avoid an even deeper recession.

Staff (2020-07-10). Headlines for July 10, 2020. democracynow.org Supreme Court Rejects Trump's Claim of Absolute Immunity, Court Says Much of Oklahoma Remains Indian Country in Landmark Indigenous Sovereignty Case, Hospitals Face Surge as U.S. Reports Record 65,000 New Coronavirus Cases, Surge in Cases Directly Tied to Early Reopenings in Florida, Arizona, Texas, Bolivia's Interim President Tests Positive; India, S. Africa & Mexico Report New Record Highs, 1.3 Million More File for Unemployment as GOP Rejects Extending Jobless Aid, Biden Unveils $700 Billion "Buy American" Economic Recovery Plan, St. Louis Police Break Up City Hall Encampment, With Veto-Proof Majority,…

yenisafak (2020-07-10). Mexico posts record 7,280 new coronavirus cases. yenisafak.com Mexico on Thursday posted a fresh record for new coronavirus cases reported on a single day, with 7,280 cases, bringing its overall tally of infections to 282,283, health ministry data showed.The country also recorded 730 additional fatalities, bringing its overall death toll to 33,526.Mexico's previous one-day record was posted a day earlier on Wednesday, when 6,995 new cases were registered.

WSWS (2020-07-10). Mexican labor lawyer released under punitive deal after arbitrary imprisonment. wsws.org The imprisonment of Susana Prieto Terrazas exposed all factions of the ruling elite, from the ostensibly "left" López Obrador administration to the National Action Party (PAN) state governments, and their lurch toward authoritarian forms of rule.

David Bacon (2020-07-10). Will the New NAFTA Make the Pandemic Worse for Mexicans? zcomm.org For Mexican workers, farmers, and the poor, the pandemic and the new treaty replacing NAFTA are a devastating one-two punch…

WSWS (2020-07-09). Mexican president kowtows to his "friend" Donald Trump. wsws.org Obrador's appearance with Trump yesterday will rank in history as among the most demeaning and sycophantic Washington visits by any Latin American head of state.

Mark Gruenberg (2020-07-08). Trump in 'free trade' talks with Brazilian right-wing authoritarian President Bolsonaro. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—Even as he celebrates forcing one so-called "free trade" pact down Mexico's throat, President Donald Trump is pursuing another, with his right-wing Southern Hemisphere compadre, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. Of course, the talks may have hit a medical snag: Bolsonaro, who's been even more outspoken than Trump in denouncing the coronavirus as a fabricated threat, …

David Trujillo (2020-07-08). Rudolfo Anaya, an American writer for eternity. peoplesworld.org LOS ANGELES — Rudolfo Anaya, a gifted contemporary Chicano literature author, has died at age 82, in his home in Albuquerque, N.M. The Chicano literature world and the community heard of his passing on June 28. Anaya's stories touched the very soul of Mexican/Chicano experience. Now we find the dry arid blowing whistling winds of …

2020-07-11: News Headlines

Mehr News Agency (2020-07-11). VIDEO: Ex-Mexican pres. bust in giant face mask. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 11 (MNA) —The bust of the former president of Mexico, Adolfo Lopez Mateos has been kitted out with a giant face mask in order to raise awareness of the people amid novel corona virus pandemic.

Raul Diego (2020-07-10). Mexico State Oil Company Files $22 Billion Debt Swap amid IMF Threats and White House Visit. mintpressnews.com Mexico's economy is put in the crosshairs by the IMF as the "new NAFTA" takes effect and AMLO is forced to make concessions to avoid an even deeper recession.

yenisafak (2020-07-10). Mexico posts record 7,280 new coronavirus cases. yenisafak.com Mexico on Thursday posted a fresh record for new coronavirus cases reported on a single day, with 7,280 cases, bringing its overall tally of infections to 282,283, health ministry data showed.The country also recorded 730 additional fatalities, bringing its overall death toll to 33,526.Mexico's previous one-day record was posted a day earlier on Wednesday, when 6,995 new cases were registered.

Staff (2020-07-10). Headlines for July 10, 2020. democracynow.org Supreme Court Rejects Trump's Claim of Absolute Immunity, Court Says Much of Oklahoma Remains Indian Country in Landmark Indigenous Sovereignty Case, Hospitals Face Surge as U.S. Reports Record 65,000 New Coronavirus Cases, Surge in Cases Directly Tied to Early Reopenings in Florida, Arizona, Texas, Bolivia's Interim President Tests Positive; India, S. Africa & Mexico Report New Record Highs, 1.3 Million More File for Unemployment as GOP Rejects Extending Jobless Aid, Biden Unveils $700 Billion "Buy American" Economic Recovery Plan, St. Louis Police Break Up City Hall Encampment, With Veto-Proof Majority,…

WSWS (2020-07-10). Mexican labor lawyer released under punitive deal after arbitrary imprisonment. wsws.org The imprisonment of Susana Prieto Terrazas exposed all factions of the ruling elite, from the ostensibly "left" López Obrador administration to the National Action Party (PAN) state governments, and their lurch toward authoritarian forms of rule.

David Bacon (2020-07-10). Will the New NAFTA Make the Pandemic Worse for Mexicans? zcomm.org For Mexican workers, farmers, and the poor, the pandemic and the new treaty replacing NAFTA are a devastating one-two punch…

WSWS (2020-07-09). Mexican president kowtows to his "friend" Donald Trump. wsws.org Obrador's appearance with Trump yesterday will rank in history as among the most demeaning and sycophantic Washington visits by any Latin American head of state.

Mark Gruenberg (2020-07-08). Trump in 'free trade' talks with Brazilian right-wing authoritarian President Bolsonaro. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—Even as he celebrates forcing one so-called "free trade" pact down Mexico's throat, President Donald Trump is pursuing another, with his right-wing Southern Hemisphere compadre, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. Of course, the talks may have hit a medical snag: Bolsonaro, who's been even more outspoken than Trump in denouncing the coronavirus as a fabricated threat, …

Laura Carlsen (2020-07-08). Lopez Obrador's Visit to Trump is a Betrayal of the U.S. and Mexican People. counterpunch.org To praise a tyrant is to insult a people. López Obrador's proposed visit to Washington is an insult to the American people, and especially to the 37 million Mexican migrants who live in the United States. The purpose of the state visit with Donald Trump on July 8 is to celebrate the entry into force of the Mexico-United States-Canada Treaty (T-MEC) on July 1. It comes at the worst possible time.

sputniknews (2020-07-08). Trump, Mexico President Lopez Obrador Hold Press Briefing – Video. sputniknews.com The Mexican leader arrived in Washington DC to celebrate the launch of the US-Mexico-Canada-Agreement, which went into effect on 1 July and replaced the North American Free Trade Agreement.

David Trujillo (2020-07-08). Rudolfo Anaya, an American writer for eternity. peoplesworld.org LOS ANGELES — Rudolfo Anaya, a gifted contemporary Chicano literature author, has died at age 82, in his home in Albuquerque, N.M. The Chicano literature world and the community heard of his passing on June 28. Anaya's stories touched the very soul of Mexican/Chicano experience. Now we find the dry arid blowing whistling winds of …