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January 21, 2020
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Unemployment in Mexico falls to 3.1% in December

Unemployment in Mexico fell to 3.1% last December, against 3.5% in the previous month while in its annual comparison it fell 0.5%, the state National Statistics Institute (INEGI) reported on Tuesday. In December 2019, the unemployment rate “was 3.1% of the economically active population, a lower proportion than the previous month. In its annual comparison,...
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Murders in Mexico hit record as Lopez Obrador seeks justice system reform

Mexico suffered its worst year for homicides in 2019, with a record 34,582 victims, official data showed on Monday, underscoring the challenge President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador faces while waging war on drug cartels. Lopez Obrador assumed the presidency in December 2018 pledging to pacify the country with a less confrontational approach to security, but...
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Mexican union suspends strike threat against Home Depot

A top Mexican trade union said on Monday it has suspended its threat to launch a strike at Home Depot stores across Mexico over labor demands, adding it is in talks with the U.S. home improvement chain to improve pay and benefits for workers. The Revolutionary Confederation of Laborers and Farmworkers, or CROC, is pressing...
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