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  • UN report criticizes Mexico on enforced disappearances

    A U.N. commission reported Friday that disappearances are widespread in Mexico and authorities are often involved, most notoriously in the case of 43 students who went missing last fall, allegedly at the hands of local police. Criticizing what it...
  • Mexico denounces police killing of unarmed migrant worker in Washington state

    MEXICO CITY President Enrique Pena Nieto lashed out Friday at what he called the "disproportionate use of lethal force" by police officers in Washington state that led to the death of an unarmed Mexican migrant. Pena Nieto joined lawmakers in...
  • Mexico and Wal-Mart launch initiative to improve lives of farmworkers

    Mexico and Wal-Mart launch initiative to improve lives of farmworkers
    The Mexican government and Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, have announced steps to improve the lives of the nation's farmworkers, two months after a Los Angeles Times investigation detailed labor abuses at Mexican agribusinesses that supply...
  • Mexico, Wal-Mart act to improve farmworkers' lives

    The Mexican government has formed an alliance of produce industry groups that will work on enforcing wage laws and improving housing, schools and health care for laborers at export farms following a newspaper's investigation of abuses at agribusinesses...
  • New Mexico House votes to repeal immigrant driver's licenses

    The New Mexico House of Representatives passed a bill Thursday that would end the state's practice of giving driver's licenses to people even if they can't prove they are in the country legally. The GOP-led House passed the bill 39-29 after three hours...
  • 32 in U.S., Mexico accused in $100 million gold-for-cash money laundering scheme

    32 in U.S., Mexico accused in $100 million gold-for-cash money laundering scheme
    Thirty-two people from the United States and Mexico are accused of running a multistate gold-for-cash scheme that laundered more than $100 million in U.S. profits for Mexico's powerful Sinaloa drug cartel, a complaint unsealed this week in federal court...
  • 2014 was a record year of export growth in New Mexico

    Gov. Susana Martinez says 2014 was a record-breaking year of export growth in New Mexico. Her office says total exports of New Mexico products set an all-time high last year at $3.7 billion That's an increase of more than $1 billion over 2013 figures....
  • Wal-Mart: Abuses outlined by L.A. Times 'have no place in our supply chain'

    Wal-Mart issued the following statement describing its plans to help improve living conditions for Mexican farmworkers. The giant retailer said it was acting in response to a Los Angeles Times series, "Product of Mexico," published in December: Wal-Mart...
  • Businesses find creative ways to cope with minimum wage hikes

    Businesses find creative ways to cope with minimum wage hikes
    When the minimum wage in San Jose went from $8 to $10 an hour in 2013, Adolfo Gomez started sending kitchen staff at his Mexican restaurant home early. His mother and brother handled the extra work. In Albuquerque, Myra Ghattas told cooks and...
  • CBP: Mexican man arrested at Arizona border with 300 rounds of ammunition taped to his body

    A Mexican man has been arrested after authorities reportedly found 300 rounds of ammunition taped to his body as he was trying to cross the Arizona border. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials say 27-year-old Yanael Jimenez of Agua Prieta,...
  • Lawmakers want to clear way for comment at public meetings

    Officials hosting public meetings would be required to allow time for public comment under a measure introduced by two New Mexico lawmakers. The measure by Republican Rep. Jim Smith of Sandia Park and Democratic Sen. Daniel Ivey-Soto of Albuquerque would...