CAFOD and other UK-based development groups are critical of the North American Free Trade Agreement, finalised this month. It will impoverish Mexican workers, they say. Radical economic, trade and financial reform is needed.
he Methodist Church in Britain has launched an emergency appeal for funds following the devastating floods that have swept through South Mexico in the wake of the heaviest rains to hit the country for 40 years. Grants are already being made.
Two women theologians from Mexico and the Democratic Republic of Congo due to speak at a Mennonite-sponsored conference for women of colour were denied visas by the US State Department, which cited "lack of assets" as a reason for excluding them.