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Roma | Movie

Chronicles of a tumultuous year in the life of a middle-class family in Mexico City in the early 1970s. Exclusive Limited Theatrical Engagements on 11/21 and on Netflix 12/14. Full review here.

The Inauguration of Andrés Manuel López Obrador and the Future of Mexico

Laura Carlsen North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA)
Newly inaugurated Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador Andrés Manuel López Obrador was inaugurated president last Saturday in a ceremony unlike any other seen in Mexico. What’s next for the radical new president, and what’s next for the majority of the Mexican people who now have very high expectations?

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‘Roma’ Review: Alfonso Cuaron Makes His Masterpiece

Peter Travers The Rolling Stone
Oscar-winner, Alfonso Cuaron, goes into the past and pays tribute to the women who helped raise him. Cuarón has done more than break through walls of language, culture and class to craft the best movie of the year.

Global Left Midweek - October 31, 2018

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Walden Bello on Brazil, India Farmers Fightback, Cuba's Constitutional Moment, Québec Solidaire Breaks Out, Mexican Labor Realigns, Scots Women Workers Hit the Streets

Global Left Midweek - October 24, 2018

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Mexican President-Elect Defends Caravan, Demos in Haiti, Belgian Vote Breaks Green and Left, Korean Women's Movement, People's Power in Uganda, Rising Right Threatens Americas, Euro Parliament: Gysi Speaks

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Mexican Union Leader, Napoleón Gómez Urrutia, Sworn in as Senator

IndustriALL Global Union IndustriALL Global Union
IndustriALL Global Union marked a historic moment as Mexican union leader, Napoleón Gómez Urrutia, returned to his country after 12 years in exile to be sworn in as senator, in a ceremony in Mexico City on 29 August.
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