teleSUR rfpl-SH (2018-10-21). Trump Offers Mexico US$20 Million to Stop Migrant Caravan. Mexico refused Trump's offer, but sent anti-riot police to repress the caravan anyway.

teleSUR (2018-10-21). Migrants Tear Gassed at Mexico-Guatemala Border: Report. Hundreds spent the night sleeping while exposed elements on the border with Mexico.

teleSUR (2018-10-21). Venezuela Condemns US Speculation on Chinese Investment in Latin America, Caribbean. During a visit to Panama, United States Secretary of State told the region to be wary of Chinese investments.

Ulson Gunnar (2018-10-20). The Geopolitics of Human Gene Editing. A cursory warning was left by renowned physics professor Stephen Hawking regarding a future where a race of superhumans, manipulating their DNA, would taking control of their own evolution. The warning came just before his death in March of this ...

RT (2018-10-20). Mexico 'opens border' to women & children of US-bound migrant caravan (VIDEO). Mexico has opened its border to women and children from the thousands-strong migrant caravan that has been attempting to cross from Guatemala and eventually into the US, AFP reports.
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Staff (2018-10-20). Mexico Slowly Processes Caravan Migrants at Guatemala Border. For a second straight day, Mexico refuses mass entry to Central American migrants, but begins accepting small groups for asylum processing.

wsws (2018-10-20). Pompeo meets with Mexican government as its police attack Honduran migrants. Hundreds of women and children were injured in the crackdown on a narrow bridge over the river separating Mexico and Guatemala.

RT (2018-10-20). 'These aren't little angels!' Trump denounces 'hardened criminals' storming Mexico border. Reacting to reports that a caravan of over 4,000 Central American migrants had breached the southern Mexican border, President Trump slammed the "hardened criminals" and lamented "incompetent" US immigration policy.
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amnesty (2018-10-20). Americas: Authorities must not deport caravan members to face danger. Mexican authorities must guarantee that no one at risk of danger in Honduras is deported and that caravan members are informed of their right to seek asylum, said Amnesty International today in response to news that several members of the caravan were transferred to a migration detention center rather than to a shelter. | "Mexican authorities must at all times avoid detaining children and separating families; they should also attend to the urgent humanitarian needs, avoid using force at all costs and identify those people who are fleeing violence and are in need of international protection," said Erika Guevara-Ro...

Shared by Marc Steiner (2018-10-19). Honduran Migrant Caravan 4000 Strong Marching To US Border, Trump Apoplectic. Thousands of self-organized Hondurans fleeing violence and poverty are marching to US/Mexico border. Trump threatens to stop money for Honduras and send troops to border

Jason Ditz (2018-10-20). John Bolton Pushes Trump to Withdraw From Russian Nuclear Treaty. (ANTIWAR.COM) — Years of US allegations that Russia is violating the Intermediate Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) may be coming to a head, with John Bolton reportedly pushing hard for President Trump to withdraw outright from the pact. Instead of negotiating over the questions, Bolton wants the US to just withdraw outright, despite that being a major escalation on [...]...

Staff (2018-10-20). Trump: U.S. Will Pull Out of Intermediate-Range Nuke Pact. The president claims Russia is violating the pact, which prohibits the U.S. and Russia from possessing, producing or test-flying a ground-launched cruise missile.

wsws (2018-10-19). Brexit impasse at European Union summit. The failure to reach any agreement over Brexit is the product of escalating national antagonisms within Europe and internationally.

APJG (2018-10-19). NAFTA 2.0 Will Help Corporations More Than Farmers. President Trump touts NAFTA 2.0, otherwise known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, as a boon for farmers. In theory, opening Canadian markets to more U.S. exports will help farmers by increasing demand and farm income, especially for dairy. The reality is not so simple: Increasing demand promotes overproduction and lower prices that actually benefit the More

RT (2018-10-19). Thousands of US-bound migrants storm Guatemala-Mexico border (VIDEOS). Thousands of migrants have arrived at the Mexico-Guatemala border, with some climbing over the fence separating the two countries. US President Donald Trump has threatened to close the US-Mexico border and call in the military.
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RT (2018-10-19). Migrant caravan using women & children as human shields to break into Mexico — Pompeo. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had some choice words about the thousands-strong crowd of Central American migrants surging toward Mexico, urging the country to take any and all steps necessary to halt the human wave.
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Stephen S. Roach (2018-10-19). The Sino-American Innovation Dilemma: A Conflict with Deep Roots and Tough Solutions. In the midst of an ever-escalating tariff war, I do not share the view that Sino-American tensions are all about trade imbalances. The real battle is a strategic clash over innovation and technology — the Holy Grail of any nation's ...

wsws (2018-10-19). Wall Street volatile as global economy becomes "fragile" Market instability is being fuelled by the worsening global economic outlook and escalating trade tensions between the US, China and other countries.

Shared by Hezvo Mpunga (2018-10-19). Honduran Migrant Caravan 4000 Strong Marching To US Border, Trump Apoplectic. Thousands of self-organized Hondurans fleeing violence and poverty are marching to US/Mexico border. Trump threatens to stop money for Honduras and send troops to border

Jason Ditz (2018-10-19). Trump Threatens to Send Military to Shut Down Border With Mexico. (ANTIWAR.COM) — After a couple of days of non-specific threats regarding a planned migrant caravan heading from Honduras and El Salvador to the US, President Trump is now threatening to send the military to the US-Mexico border, and to close the border entirely. Trump declared the caravan an "assault on our country," claiming it is "far more important [...]...

wsws (2018-10-19). Trump threatens to deploy military to close US-Mexico border. Trump, with the complicity of the Democrats, has invoked the phony "threat" of the immigrant caravan to whip up xenophobia before the midterm elections.

amnesty (2018-10-19). Gaza: Fears of further bloodshed as Israel adopts 'zero tolerance' policy. Fears of escalating bloodshed are rising ahead of planned protests in Gaza later today after Israeli authorities announced a "zero tolerance" policy towards demonstrations along the Israel/Gaza fence, said Amnesty International. | The organization is calling on the Israeli government to rein in its armed forces, which have routinely used unnecessary or excessive force during Gaza's weekly "Great March of Return" demonstrations. | "Given Israeli forces' horrific track record of using deadly force against Palestinian demon...

Julie Morse (2018-10-19). Mexico's Discount-Health-Care Problem. Mexico's Discount-Health-Care Problem...

Simon Schatzberg (2018-10-18). A Plan to Rebuild Rural Mexico Could Shake Up U.S. Corn Markets. Free-trade meant U.S. grains flowed into Mexico at prices below the cost of production, and small Mexican farmers struggled to compete. Will that change under Mexico's new President?

Democracy Now! (2018-10-18). As 2018 Midterms Approach, Native American Women Are Running for Office in Record Numbers. A record number of Native American women are running for office in the midterm elections. At least four candidates are vying to become the first Native American women elected to Congress, including Deb Haaland in New Mexico and Sharice Davids in Kansas. Three Native women are running for governor, and 31 are running for seats in state legislatures. In Fargo, North Dakota, we speak with Tara Houska, national campaign director for Honor the Earth and an Ojibwe lawyer. In Anchorage, Alaska, we speak with Mark Trahant, editor of Indian Country Today. He's a member of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes. In Seattle, Washingto...

RT (2018-10-18). Trump threatens to use military to close Mexican border, as migrant caravan approaches. President Donald Trump has threatened to call in the military to seal off the US' southern border with Mexico, unless the Mexico takes action to halt a 'caravan' of migrants making its way to the US from Central America.
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RT (2018-10-17). Facebook is sued for 'inflating' ad watch times by up to 900% to lure in advertisers. Facebook hid a flaw in its video-advertising metrics that overestimated viewer engagement for more than a year in an effort to entice and keep advertisers on its platform, according to a lawsuit filed by a group of advertisers.
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amnesty (2018-10-16). Mexico: Honduran caravan is not a security threat but a group of people with human rights. The Mexican government must listen to the stories of those fleeing Honduras and inform them of their right to seek asylum, said Amnesty International today in response to news that the Mexican government deployed its federal police chief to its southern border to await the arrival of a caravan of over 1,600 people from Honduras, including dozens of families and children. | | "Mexican authorities...

pacbi (2018-10-16). Is Lara Alqasem undermining Palestinian boycott campaign? Is Lara Alqasem undermining Palestinian boycott campaign?: In the NewsAny International student, regardless of identity, enrolling in a complicit Israeli university is violating the Palestinian nonviolent picket line. The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boyc...

Shared by Hezvo Mpunga (2018-10-15). Can President-Elect Lopez Obrador Pull Mexico out of its Slumber? After decades of stagnation, corruption and deadly dependency on the United States, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is considered by many ordinary people, as well as by intellectuals, to be the last chance for Mexico

splcenter (2018-10-15). SPLC lawsuit challenges Trump administration's turnback policy against asylum seekers. The Trump administration has illegally and deliberately restricted the number of individuals who can access the asylum process at ports of entry along the U.S.-Mexico border, according to an updated class action lawsuit filing from the SPLC.

Shared by Andre Vltchek (2018-10-15). Can President-Elect Lopez Obrador Pull Mexico out of its Slumber? After decades of stagnation, corruption and deadly dependency on the United States, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is considered by many ordinary people, as well as by intellectuals, to be the last chance for Mexico

Democracy Now! (2018-10-15). Trump Admin Hints It May Resume Family Separation at Border; ACLU Says "Public Outcry Is Critical" The Trump administration is reportedly considering plans to resume its policy of forcibly separating migrant children from their families along the U.S.-Mexico border, even as the full number of people torn apart the last time it carried out the widely condemned practice remains unclear. A new report by Amnesty International suggests immigration officials separated some 6,000 families between April and August, a far higher number of children and parents torn apart than previously thought. Trump administration officials are now considering plans to detain asylum-seeking families together for up to 20 days and then...

Democracy Now! (2018-10-11). Hurricane Michael Pummels Communities in Florida, a State Led by a Climate Change-Denying Governor. At least two people have died since Hurricane Michael made landfall in Florida and Georgia on Wednesday. It is the third most powerful storm to ever hit the U.S. mainland, and meteorologists say it is supercharged by warmer-than-usual water in the Gulf of Mexico. But Florida Governor Rick Scott has a long history of denying climate change. In 2011, his administration reportedly banned state employees in Florida's Department of Environmental Protection from using the terms "climate change," "global warming" and "sea level rise." We speak with Gloria Horning, a social and environmental justice advocate. She serves...

Ethan Goffman (2018-10-08). A Mixed, Muddled Bag: Trump's USMCA Trade Pact May Help Labor, But Will Hurt the Environment. Given its many weaknesses the USMCA can be expected to generate a bruising battle in the U.S. Congress, not to mention Mexico and Canada.

Ruth Conniff (2018-10-01). Middle America: Mexicans in Dairyland. In a heavily Republican area many of the same white, rural voters who helped elect Donald Trump are passionately devoted to their Mexican employees.

Democracy Now! (2018-10-09). Brazil's Eroding Democracy: Rise of Far-Right Demagogue Follows Ouster of Dilma & Jailing of Lula. In a stunning upset that may radically alter the political landscape of Latin America, far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro won 46 percent of the vote in Sunday's presidential election in Brazil in a far more decisive victory than expected. The former Army officer has a long history of making racist, homophobic and misogynistic comments and has openly praised Brazil's military dictatorship. He will now face Fernando Haddad of the leftist Workers' Party in a runoff on October 28. Haddad won 29 percent of the vote Sunday. Many are warning that the future of democracy in Brazil hangs in the balance. We speak with Maria L...

TeleSur English (2018-10-08). Venezuela, UNICEF Sign Agreement on Youth Programs. The agreement was signed during a visit to the country by Mar’a Cristina Perceval, UNICEF's representative for Latin America.

Pablo Vivanco (2018-10-05). U.S. Military Returns to Exert 'Influence' in Ecuador and the Region. They're baaaaack. New surveillance missions spell out a return of Washington's meddling in Latin American politics.

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