Volkswagen to pay compensation for collaborating with Brazil’s dictatorship

The German carmaker Volkswagen has agreed to pay millions in compensation to former employees in Brazil who were persecuted during the country’s military dictatorship. A Brazilian government-appointed investigation found that Volkswagen was one of several corporations that secretly collaborated with the 1964-85 military government to identify suspected “subversives” and trade unionists. The compensation payments announced […]

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Fires Do Not Have Borders’: Mexican Firefighters Arrive In California

Firefighters from Mexico have arrived in California to help battle the wildfires ravaging the state. The US Forest Service in California welcomed firefighters from Mexico’s National Forestry Commission on Wednesday. “Fires do not have borders, fires do not have different languages and cultures. In the end we all speak the same language when it comes […]

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