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2011-01-26 17:12:00

Union Condemns Retaliation for Defense of Cananea Miners at Grupo Mexico PITTSBURGH, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today condemned the arrest of one of its international representatives by Mexican customs officers on Monday. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO) Manny Armenta, a USW sub-district director in Albuquerque, NM, was arrested while on his way to meet with attorneys for the Mexican mineworkers' union called Los...

2011-01-05 00:00:40

One U.S. Born Woman's Dedication to Strengthening U.S./Mexico Trade Relations; A U.S and Mexico Citizen, President Maria Elena Rigoli is Personally Dedicated to Joining Two Countries Together in Successful Business Practices Nogales, AZ (Vocus/PRWEB) January 04, 2011 A dual citizen of the United States and Mexico, Maria Elena Rigoli, President of Collectron International Management, Inc., (http://www.collectron.com) has been invested in strengthening trade relations between the two...

2010-09-02 15:01:00

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today condemned Grupo Mexico SAB, Mexico's largest mining company, for a mass firing of workers at its copper smelter in Esqueda, Sonora after the miners rejected a company-imposed union in a vote late last month. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO) "This blatant act of repression clearly puts Grupo Mexico's anti-union...

2010-08-20 12:17:00

Calls on government to peacefully resolve 3-year dispute at Grupo Mexico PITTSBURGH, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leo W. Gerard, International President of the United Steelworkers (USW), today announced a cross-border effort is being undertaken to place a rotating team of international observers in northern Mexico's city of Cananea to monitor the presence of 3,000 illegal federal police who are intimidating striking copper miners of the Los Mineros independent union. (Logo:...

2010-06-21 16:16:00

Both unions condemn Mexican government's attacks on striking Cananea copper miners TORONTO, Jun. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) and the National Union of Mine, Metal, Steel and Related Workers of the Mexican Republic (SNTMMSSRM) - known as Los Mineros - announced a joint declaration to create a cross-border commission to explore unification of a potential union representing one-million industrial workers in Mexico, Canada, U.S. and the Caribbean. (Logo:...

2010-06-07 13:59:00

PITTSBURGH, June 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) condemned Sunday night's assault by heavily armed federal riot police on striking members of the Mexican Mineworkers' Union at the Cananea copper mine near the U.S. border. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO ) Last night at about 10 pm, hundreds of police surrounded the mine and used tear gas to dislodge workers who were occupying the entrances. The union office was also assaulted....

2010-03-16 08:00:00

GENEVA, March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two global trade union federations whose affiliates represent over 45 million workers, together with four Norwegian trade unions, have asked the Council on Ethics of the Government Pension Fund of Norway to divest its holdings in the Mexican mining conglomerate Grupo Mexico because of alleged labor and environmental violations. The International Federation of Chemical, Energy, Mining and General Workers' Unions (ICEM) and the International...

2008-09-16 09:00:38

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 16, 2008) - Animas Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:ANI) is pleased to report that the geological team has identified five covered porphyry copper targets at the 100% owned Shirley concession in the Bacanuchi area of Sonora, Mexico. In addition Animas Resources has completed a Form 20-F to become fully reporting with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Fiver Porphyry Copper Targets The Bacanuchi covered porphyry copper targets (295...

2008-09-03 15:00:33

To: LABOR EDITORS Contact: Jerry Fernandez, +1-412-562-2611, or Barbara White Stack, +1-724-713-2821, bstack@usw.org, both of United Steelworkers PITTSBURGH, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) union has launched a campaign in which its local unions in the U.S. and Canada will adopt a striking family at the Cananea copper ore mine, owned by Grupo Mexico, where 3,000 workers have been on strike in Mexico for more than a year. (Logo:...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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