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Monday, July 27, 2009

Mexican Miners' Strike Enters Second Year

Mexican Miners' Strike Enters Second Year, as Cross-Border ...
In These Times - Chicago,IL,USA

"The Cananea strike currently has extra significance to U.S. unions because of industry giant Grupo Mexico’s bid to take over Asarco, a bankrupt U.S. mining company that Grupo previously controlled as a subsidiary...The U.S. Department of Justice has opposed Grupo Mexico’s attempt to reclaim Asarco. Arizona, Texas and California-based members of the USW have had close contact with Cananea miners since they went on strike in July 2007..."

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