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‘Light’ suspends operations

The Light of New Mexico is not currently operational, in print or online, after a transaction to sell the paper apparently will not come to fruition. For news about sustainability and green lifestyles, please visit Green Fire Times http://www.greenfiretimes.com For…

Outlook dim for Mexican workers

In a speech earlier this week praising Nissan’s decision to open a second plant in Aguascalientes, Mexican President Felipe Calderon responded to critics who’ve flailed away at the soon-to-be ex-chief executive for falling far short of being the “jobs president”…

Mexico’s Hot Political Summer

A little more than a week after Mexicans went to the polls, conflict and controversy swirl around the July 1 elections. Almost everywhere-in the halls of Congress, on the Sunday talk shows, in bars and cafes and on the streets-the…

The DC blackouts and global warming

Dean Baker http://www.aljazeera.com The whole planet contributes to global warming, but the world’s poor are facing the consequences. Millions of people across the US East Coast are sweltering in near record temperatures. In the Washington area, tens of thousands have…

Fighting to Save Democracy

Bruce M. Berlin America’s democracy is under siege once again.  Across the country unscrupulous Republicans are purging voters’ rolls and reducing people’s access to the voting booth. They claim they are protecting our “sacred” right to vote from fraud. During…

New Mexico Flood Monitoring Installed

Editor’s Note: The following story was made possible in part by a grant from the McCune Charitable Foundation for Frontera NorteSur’s special coverage of southern New Mexico. July 7, 2012 Environment News New Mexico Flood Monitoring Installed With New Mexico’s…