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Twenty months after an explosion buried 65 workers in a coal mine in northern Mexico, their widows and supporters demonstrate in Mexico City holding the mining company and federal authorities accountable. While no official has been convicted of any crime, a congressional commission found that criminal negligence was behind the disaster. A federal agency is expected to order new rescue efforts within a monthy.
Guest: Elvira Martinez Espinoza, widow of Vladimir Muñoz, mine worker buried in Pasta de Conchos, Saltillo, MX; Congressman José Antonio Almazán, Mexico's Congress; Francisco Linares, ex mine worker, Saltillo, MX; Eleazar Salinas, radio comentator, former mine union activist, Los Angeles, CA.
60:43 minutes (55.6 MB)