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Trump’s America and the Global Economy

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Hours after taking office in January 2017, U.S. President Donald Trump began implementing his 100-day action plan, aimed at bolstering the American workforce, economy and security (WP). In his Inaugural Speech, Trump announced that “[w]e must protect our borders from the ravages of other countries making our products, stealing our companies and destroying our jobs” […]

Mexican Air Force Airlifts Food over Protest Blockades

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The Mexican Air Force will airlift 108 tons of corn into Oaxaca over blockades built by the National Coordinator of Education Workers (CTNE) by Monday (BBC). Juan Manuel Valle, Mexico’s federal food distribution chief, said that the CTNE’s blockades are preventing food from reaching impoverished areas in Oaxaca (Guardian). Miguel Osorio Chong, Secretary of the […]

“Three Amigos” Set Clean Energy Goal

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North American leaders last week agreed to produce 50 percent of the continent’s electrical power using clean energy sources by 2025 (AP). U.S. President Barack Obama, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto made the pledge at the North American Leaders’ Summit, said White House officials (NYT). The clean energy sources […]