Mexican dump raises stink over jobs

Efforts to go green leave capital with a dirty dilemma as jobless complain over rubbish tip's closure.

    Rubbish is piling up in the streets of Mexico City after the Bordo Poniente refuse dump, the country's largest, was shut down for environmental reasons.

    The government says the decision will significantly help reduce the capital's greenhouse gas emissions, but people who depend on the dump for work now face an uncertain future.

    Al Jazeera's Rachel Levin reports from Mexico City.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    'We will cut your throats': The anatomy of Greece's lynch mobs

    The brutality of Greece's racist lynch mobs

    With anti-migrant violence hitting a fever pitch, victims ask why Greek authorities have carried out so few arrests.

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    How a homegrown burger joint pioneered a food revolution and decades later gave a young, politicised class its identity.

    From Cameroon to US-Mexico border: 'We saw corpses along the way'

    'We saw corpses along the way'

    Kombo Yannick is one of the many African asylum seekers braving the longer Latin America route to the US.