Libertad Para Susana: Remarks at a Press Conference in El Paso, June 20, 2020

By Kathleen (Kathy) Staudt, PhD. I am here to speak with you about lawyer Susana Prieto Terrazas who has worked tirelessly for the rights of workers and the improvement of their meager wages at the hundreds of foreign-owned factories—maquiladoras—in Mexico’s northern borderlands, specifically in Cd. Juárez and in Matamoros. Susana is a political prisoner, and… Read More Libertad Para Susana: Remarks at a Press Conference in El Paso, June 20, 2020

Labor Attorney Susana Prieto Terrazas Arrested in Matamoros

By Miguel Juarez, Editor Noticias Fronteradice reported that El Pasoan and Labor Attorney Susana Prieto Terrazas has been detained in Matamoros and has been taken to Victoria, Tamaulipas, the state capital to be arraigned.  She has been accused of trumped charges against public servants, riots and threat and coercion of individuals by the Attorney General… Read More Labor Attorney Susana Prieto Terrazas Arrested in Matamoros

“THE MAQUILADORAS, THE ROAD TO DEATH” By attorney SUSANA PRIETO TERRAZAS

The maquiladora industry throughout the north of the country did not respect the national health emergency decree intended to prevent Covid 19 infections in Mexico, also, faced with the threat of being fired, workers are forced to continue working, making it clear that failure to do so will mean your wages will not be paid.… Read More “THE MAQUILADORAS, THE ROAD TO DEATH” By attorney SUSANA PRIETO TERRAZAS

Updated – Attorney Susana Prieto Terrazas’ historic reports on COVID-19 and maquiladora workers (videos in Spanish)

By Miguel Juárez Since early April Attorney Susana Prieto Terrazas recorded videos social media and YouTube for on the ground reports of the situation of Mexican maquiladoras. Workers are forced to work by mostly American-owned companies in spite of the National Health Emergency decree which calls for suspension of work due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.… Read More Updated – Attorney Susana Prieto Terrazas’ historic reports on COVID-19 and maquiladora workers (videos in Spanish)

Maquiladoras offering bonuses to workers to remain on the job during the Covid-19 Pandemic

By Miguel Juárez Mexican labor lawyer Susana Prieto Terrazas took to social media last week to inform maquiladora workers in Cd. Juárez to stay home and not take the bonuses that many companies are offering to workers so they can continue working. In her pleas to workers she tells them that only if they go… Read More Maquiladoras offering bonuses to workers to remain on the job during the Covid-19 Pandemic