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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. On June 28 the workers will walk off the job, joining thousands of teachers and miners, some of whom have been on strike for months in a series of labor conflicts that have seen running street battles with riot police. The sometimes violent conflicts have...

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. On June 28 the workers will walk off the job, joining thousands of teachers and miners, some of whom have been on strike for months in a series of labor conflicts that have seen running street battles with riot police. The sometimes violent conflicts have...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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