Although three measures were announced to reactivate the economy in the border states, only the increase in the minimum wage took place in more than 80 companies. However, the obradorista government has neither lowered the federal taxes (IVA and ISR), nor has it been able to bring the gasoline price down as in the United States, said the regional leader of a powerful Mexican business association. On other story, Elvira Martínez Espinoza points out that thanks to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, the Mexican government has been pressured to rescue the remains of the miners trapped since 2006 at the Pasta de Conchos mine in Coahuila. The mourners point to the miners’ union and the labor authorities as responsible for the explosion that caused the death of 65 miners, the Industrial Minera Mexico company. Martha Elena Ramírez, leads Voz Pública from Mexico City.
Guests: Carlos González Lima, president of Coparmex in Matamoros, Tamaulipas; (Recording) Elvira Martínez Espinoza, widow of Vladimir Muñoz Delgado, worker killed at the Pasta de Conchos mine in San Juan de Sabinas, Coahuila.
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