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Mexico City Put Fake Penises on the Subway to Fight Sexual Violence

A recent campaign launched by UN Women in Mexico and the Mexico City government seeks to educate Metro riders about sexual violence against women—and …

Lessons learned from Mexico City's first green bond

In December, Mexico City became the first city in Latin America to issue a "green bond."<p>The $50 million issuance will pay for energy-efficient …

Mexico City

Cemex Spurns Role as Mexico Wall Supplier in Spite of Allure

Cemex SAB, the Mexican cement giant, opted not to bid on supplying President Donald Trump’s proposed wall between the Mexico-U.S. border, forsaking …

Mexico

Donald Trump is a disaster for Brexit

For the most ardent supporters of Brexit, the election of Donald Trump was a mixture of vindication and salvation. The president of the US, no less, …

Donald Trump

Theresa May is ahead of Trump in undermining the refugee system

Don’t be surprised if Theresa May doesn’t get too upset about President Donald Trump’s travel ban, because when it comes to resiling from the international system of refugee protection she is already several steps ahead of him.<p>The prime minister was caught on the hop when she flew back from Turkey …

Immigration

Labour’s incoherent position on article 50

Steve Richards (Labour’s Brexit chaos is now so open it threatens to tear the party apart, 26 January) says Labour is hopelessly split on Europe. In fact, the Labour leadership’s position is all too clear: to cave in to the Conservative agenda of trashing our economy and threatening the …

Hard Brexit

Petition calling on UK to cancel Trump state visit reaches 500,000 signatures

More than 500,000 people have signed a petition calling for the US President to be prevented from making a state visit to the United Kingdom, in just …

Donald Trump

US travel ban: UK dual nationals not affected says Foreign Office

<b>The US border clampdown should not affect UK nationals travelling to the US, even if they were born in one of the countries on which restrictions have been placed, officials say.</b><p>But new guidance says those with dual nationality travelling from Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria or Yemen could …

Immigration

Theresa May to warn devolved nations: you have no veto on Brexit

Prime minister faces tough talks with leaders of Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales before article 50 triggered<p>Theresa May is set for a bracing final round of Brexit talks with the leaders of the devolved nations before the likely triggering of article 50, with the prime minister warning her …

United Kingdom

Donald Trump Just Pulled Out of a Trade Pact Meant to Help the U.S. Compete With China

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Donald Trump

North Dakota lawmaker wants to make it legal to run over protesters

In response to the protests over the Dakota Access Pipeline, one lawmaker, Keith Kempenich, has introduced a bill that would allow drivers to run …

Hoax threat disrupts Bay Area Jewish community center and others across the nation

A Jewish community center in Marin County was one of several centers across the nation to receive bomb threats Wednesday.<p>Staffers at Osher Marin Jewish Community Center received the threatening call at 8:45 a.m., according to the Marin County Sheriff's Office.<p>Sheriff's deputies quickly responded …

Mexican drug lord El Chapo lands in New York to face charges

NEW YORK (AP) — Infamous Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who twice escaped from maximum-security prisons in his country, was extradited at the request of the United States to face drug trafficking and other charges and arrived in New York late Thursday.<p>A plane carrying Guzman landed …

Mexico

'America First' is a motto invented for Nazi sympathizers

Forget soaring rhetoric. Donald Trump’s inaugural speech abandoned optimism, unity, and hope for the meanest, angriest speech of modern times. As …

Political Science

National Day of Patriotic Devotion??!? For what?

What the ever-loving fuck? Donald Trump has proclaimed that 20 January 2017, his inauguration day, is a National Day of Patriotic Devotion.<p>A new …