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2006-06-19 16:07:52

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Mexican telephone and university workers are threatening a 24-hour strike just days before July presidential elections to pressure the government to end a long-running mining dispute.

2006-06-19 16:00:52

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Mexican telephone and university workers are threatening a 24-hour strike just days before July presidential elections to pressure the government to end a long-running mining dispute.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.