Labor strike hits major Mexican newspaper La Jornada

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Workers at one of Mexico's main national newspapers went on strike Friday to demand better wages and conditions.

Strikers hung a black-and-red flag on the gates of La Jornada in Mexico City and they locked the gates with a chain.

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La Jornada's parent company issued a statement saying the strike had not been approved by 60 percent of its union workers and argued it "should be declared nonexistent."