Home > Tag Archives: Mexico (page 3)

Tag Archives: Mexico

Mexico criticizes failure on arms trade treaty | NTN24 NEWS, The Huffington Post

Mexico criticized Saturday the failure of UN member states to clinch an international treaty regulating the multibillion-dollar arms trade, saying a minority of countries blocked it. In a statement, the Mexican foreign ministry highlighted a requirement that a consensus of the 193 members of the United Nations agree to the text. For more on this story, visit: Mexico criticizes failure ...

Read More »

Mexico’s Election: A Vote for Peace, a Plan for War | The Nation

by Tom Hayden The authorities were boasting that all flights were on time as I landed at Mexico City’s international airport on June 26 to cover the country’s national election. Terminal 2 bustled with travelers; the duty-free shops gleamed with jewelry and alcohol, and the food courts were in full service mode. Only twenty-four hours earlier, however, travelers were crawling ...

Read More »

Obama fails to secure support from Putin on solution to Syria crisis | guardian.co.uk

US president sought pledge against Bashar al-Assad at G20 summit, leaving Syria facing the prospect of increasing violence Patrick Wintour in Los Cabos and Ewen MacAskill in Washington Barack Obama and Russia’s president Vladimir Putin completed a bilateral meeting on the margins of the G20 summit in Los Cabos, Mexico, on Monday with an agreement that there should be a ...

Read More »

Mexico’s Track Record: A Cautionary Tale for the G-20 | IPS

As Mexico becomes the G-20 chair for 2012, its embrace of a neoliberal agenda of deregulation and privatization show a poor track record on all the group’s goals. By Manuel Perez-Rocha · Originally published in Heinrich Boell Foundation The key priorities of Felipe Calderon’s government for Mexico’s presidency of the G20 include the important issues of economic growth and job ...

Read More »

NARCOTICS: CIA-Pentagon Death Squads and Mexico’s ‘War on Drugs’ | Global Research

  Mexico Arrests Three Army Generals by Tom Burghardt Earlier this month, the Mexican government arrested three high-ranking Army generals “including a former second in command at the Defense Ministry,” The New York Times reported. According to multiple press reports, Tomás Ángeles Dauahare, who retired in 2008, was an under secretary at the Defense Ministry during the first two years ...

Read More »

The waste mountain engulfing Mexico City | guardian.co.uk

The closure of Mexico’s biggest garbage dump has highlighted the absence of a comprehensive policy for urban waste collection, disposal and processing, a failure that has serious consequences for health and the environment. The leftwing government of the Mexican capital decided in December to close Bordo Poniente, the biggest refuse dump, located in the east of the city, without coming ...

Read More »

US laundered millions for drug cartels | RT

The Mexican Drug War has so far yielded around 50,000 deaths and has become one of the biggest problems poised on North America during the last century. It might be a tremendous tally of lost lives, but just as impressive though is the amount of money that the US has invested in the war. Since attempting to cooperate in the ...

Read More »