Issue 2 - 2024 200dpi

28 October 1999 Edition

Mexican students mark six-month strike

28 October 1999

When a couple of thousand students blocked one of the main ringroads in Mexico City last week, riot police moved in and bludgeoned the students into submission. Free article

Slán le neodracht

28 October 1999

Tá Fianna Fáil agus Fine Gael ag ionsaí ar neodracht na hÉireann lena n-iarrachtaí ballraíocht a ghlacadh leis an PfP. Ach tá neodracht eile faoi ionsaí chom maith anois. Scrúdaíonn Eoghan Mac Cormaic `fáilte' a sheoladh ar shuíomh idirlíne na bhFórsaí Cosanta do vóta nár ghlacadh fós. Free article

Workers in struggle: Trading places

28 October 1999

This week in Europe you have the bizarre scene of a British agriculture minister boycotting French products because their government refused to lift its ban on British beef imports. The boycott by Nick Brown, though ignored by the rest of the New Labour cabinet, has been a rallying cry for many British retail outlets and businesses, who are only too willing to remove French stock from their shelves. Free article

Sportsview: A fresh approach to the league

28 October 1999

The old argument runs that a successful league campaign does your football championship preparations no favours. Free article

Back issue: Magee extradition ordered

28 October 1999

WHILE Dublin government Ministers and TDs were talking self-righteously about the release of the Guildford Four and condemning the British system of justice this week their courts were continuing the process of political extradition to that very same system. Free article

New in print

28 October 1999

The Walls Came Down, Civil War in Connacht 1922-1923 and West Tyrone Remembers Free article

Dúirt siad...

28 October 1999

The week in quotes... Free article

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