News & Analysis

SEPTEMBER 1-14, 2008

1. ZAPATISTAS CALL FOR SOLIDARITY WITH ATENCO PRISONERS
2. POLICE INFILTRATED BY CRIMINALS
3. INFLATION GROWS, REMITTANCES DECREASE
4. WALMART LOSES SUPREME COURT CASE
5. PEMEX COULD BE THE WORLD’S MOST PROFITABLE OIL COMPANY
6. MSN PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS (Contact MSN [at] MexicoSolidarity [dot] org)

AUGUST 18-31, 2008

Mexico News and Analysis

1. Venezuela nationalizes CEMEX
2. Atenco leaders sentenced to additional prison terms
3. PRI alters party platform
4. Supreme Court upholds Abortion rights
5. Demonstrations condemn political class

MARCH 31 – APRIL 6, 2008

1. PRD CRISIS INTENSIFIES
2. UAM WORKERS END STRIKE
3. CIUDAD JUAREZ MILITARIZED, ACTIVISTS ARRESTED
4. HUNGER STRIKES IN CHIAPAS AND TABASCO PRISONS

APRIL 21 – MAY 4, 2008

1. LOW INTENSITY WAR AGAINST ZAPATISTAS INCLUDES MEDICINE
2. SECOND ANNIVERSARY OF ATENCO POLICE ACTIONS
3. ARMY INVADES CIUDAD JUAREZ
4. REMITTANCES DECREASING
5. EPR OFFERS TALKS WITH GOVERNMENT
6. PRD SINKS FURTHER INTO DISARRAY
7. PEMEX DEBATE
8. MAY DAY MARCHES SMALL BUT SPIRITED

MAY 5-11, 2008

1. SUPREME COURT TO INVESTIGATE ATENCO POLICE ACTIONS
2. PRD NEAR COLLAPSE
3. CALDERON ACCEPTS MEDIATION, EPR REJECTS CONDITIONS
4. POLICE OFFICIALS KILLED

MAY 12-18, 2008

1. IMMIGRATION RAID DESTROYING IOWA TOWN
2. TEXANS FILE SUIT TO STOP BORDER WALL
3. PRD SAGA CONTINUES
4. PEMEX DEBATE BEGINS IN CONGRESS
5. MERIDA INITIATIVE BEFORE CONGRESS

MAY 19-25, 2008

1. EPR/GOVERNMENT NEGOTIATIONS OPEN
2. PROTESTS RETURN TO OAXACA
3. MERIDA INITIATIVE IN TROUBLE
4. UNPRECEDENTED KANGAROO COURT CONVICTS MIGRANT WORKERS

MAY 26 – JUNE 1, 2008

1. POLICE BREAK UP PRISON HUNGER STRIKE IN CHIAPAS
2. CALDERON ELIMINATES IMPORT TAXES ON FOOD
3. AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL DENOUNCES IMPUNITY

JUNE 2-8, 2008

1. ZAPATISTAS UNDER INCREASING ATTACK
2. FEDS CLOSE TWO COMMUNITY RADIO STATIONS
3. FORMER PRI GOVERNOR SENTENCED TO 36 YEARS
4. US PROSECUTIONS OF UNDOCUMENTED WORKERS INCREASE
5. TEACHERS SETTLE STRIKE, BUT CONTINUE PROTESTS IN OAXACA

JUNE 9-15, 2008

1. ZAPATISTAS SUFFER CONTINUING MILITARY AGGRESSIONS
2. OAXACA DEMONSTRATIONS
3. THREE MILLION MINORS WORK IN RURAL AREAS
4. MEXICO DENIES SALMONELLA PROBLEM
5. PAN REPLACES HEAD OF SENATE