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This week’s likely news stories: Mexico’s ruling party wins the congressional elections; Canada and Japan block a G7 statement on carbon emissions; Latin American officials to discuss Mercosur at EU-CELAC Summit; Argentina’s debt inflates after U.S. court ruling; protestors demand Honduran president’s resignation.

Last November, President Barack Obama announced a historic executive action that could allow up to 4.4 million undocumented immigrants to gain relief from deportation and apply for employment authorization documents.

Clinton still enjoys public favor when matched against GOP frontrunners, but should expect greater scrutiny in the months ahead.

Immigration reform activists staged rallies and protests across the United States on Tuesday as part of a national day of action, calling for the implementation of President Barack Obama’s executive actions for undocumented immigrants.

After winning a final appeal at the WTO, both countries are preparing to pursue retaliatory measures against U.S. exports unless the requirement is dropped.

The U.S. Senate voted 52-45 on Tuesday against a bill that would grant President Barack Obama a “fast track” to close the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal.

Robert Muse says the importance of re-establishing U.S.-Cuba ferry service goes far beyond a more convenient way to traverse the Florida Straits.
Book Review: The Washington Dissensus: A Privileged Observer’s Perspective on U.S.-Brazil Relations, by Rubens Barbosa.
"The Gig" wires up Chattanooga.

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