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Mexico Signs Landmark Energy Law

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 08.13.2014 | World

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto signed into law on Monday new rules governing a historic opening of the state-run oil, gas a...

Tamaulipas, Cradle of Mexico's Drug War, Erupts

Michael Deibert | Posted 08.26.2014 | World
Michael Deibert

The Mexican state of Tamaulipas, birthplace of the country's oldest criminal organization, the Gulf Cartel, is again awash in blood.

Mexico's Oil Privatization: Risky Business

Laura Carlsen | Posted 07.29.2014 | Latino Voices
Laura Carlsen

As capitalism's growth imperative pushes speculation toward the next financial meltdown and fossil fuel production toward planetary destruction, Mexico's political and economic elites are eager to jump in the game.

National Crusade Against Hunger In Mexico Raises Questions

AP | E. EDUARDO CASTILLO | Posted 03.21.2014 | Latino Voices

COCHOAPA EL GRANDE, Mexico (AP) — On a recent weekday afternoon, half a dozen children crossed the main square on their way home from school in this...

Bill Richardson: Mexico Is A 'Sexy Country' Because Of Enrique Pena Nieto

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.21.2014 | Latino Voices

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto will appear on the cover of Time Magazine's February 24th issue, with the caption ''Saving Mexico." But are Peñ...

Obama Condemns Violence In Ukraine And Venezuela

AP | Posted 02.20.2014 | Politics

TOLUCA, Mexico (AP) — President Barack Obama says the U.S. strongly condemns violence taking place in Venezuela and Ukraine. Obama is speaking at a...

Obama Heads Into Talks With Mexico, Canada Amidst Political Limitations

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama heads into a summit with Mexican and Canadian leaders eager to engage on issues of trade and other neighbor...

Two Crucial Issues for the Three Amigos Summit

Ted Lewis | Posted 04.20.2014 | Politics
Ted Lewis

By not directly and creatively addressing destabilizing wealth disparities and the disaster of the drug war, President Obama and his colleagues are missing a huge opportunity.

These Three Amigos Can Save the Monarch

The WorldPost | Posted 02.19.2014 | World

On Feb. 19, Mexican President Enrique Pena-Nieto, U.S. President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper are meeting in Toluca, Mexico...

TIME Magazine Accused Of Bribery Over Mexican President's Cover Story

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 02.18.2014 | Latino Voices

Enrique Peña Nieto may be saving Mexico, according to TIME magazine’s latest International cover, but who will save TIME from the wrath of the Mexi...

Cuba: The CELAC Summit and Its Challenges

Arturo Lopez Levy | Posted 04.05.2014 | Latino Voices
Arturo Lopez Levy

The presence in Havana of an overwhelming majority of the heads of state of Latin America and the Caribbean confirmed the gap between Washington and the rest of the continent with respect to Cuba.

Obama Meets North American Leaders In February

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama will meet in Mexico next month with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto (PAYN'-yuh ne...

Pemex Blues: The Downside to Mexican Energy Reform

Daniel Pena | Posted 03.04.2014 | World
Daniel Pena

Whlle foreign investment might seem like the silver bullet for Peña-Nieto and many of his allies, I wonder if this move might exacerbate some or all of Mexico's ailments.

Latin America In 2013: A Year In Review

VOXXI | Johanna Mendelson Forman | Posted 12.17.2013 | Latino Voices

As we near the end of the year it is customary to assess the impact of events on the future of the Americas. Last month, in a policy speech deliver...

Enrique Peña Nieto's Approval Ratings Are In

AP | Posted 12.10.2013 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A poll in Mexico says approval for President Enrique Pena Nieto has dropped four percentage points in his first year in office. ...

The Globalization 5 -- How Globalization Changed America in 2013, and What It Might Mean for 2014

Edward Goldberg | Posted 02.02.2014 | Politics
Edward Goldberg

Welcome to the age of Central Bank Power. Since the 2008 crash, the U.S Federal Reserve Bank has become a new type of global hegemon.

Mexico Nears Junk Food Tax

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 11.01.2013 | World

MEXICO CITY -- MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's congress approved a new tax on junk food Thursday as the government announced a campaign to fight obesity...

LOOK: The World's Most Powerful Latinos

VOXXI | Aiyana Baida | Posted 10.31.2013 | Latino Voices

The list of the World’s Most Powerful of 2013 is out and among the rankings are five Latin Americans. At the top of this coveted list sits Russia...

Mexico Poised To Raise Tax Rates For The Weatlhy

Reuters | Posted 12.30.2013 | World

By Dave Graham and Miguel Gutierrez MEXICO CITY, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Mexican senators debated on Wednesday parts of a t...

Whistleblower or Traitor, Snowden Must Shut Up

William H. Harwood | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
William H. Harwood

Any defense of Snowden ended when he kept talking. And, as if hell-bent on crushing all hope of redemption, he keeps providing details.

New NSA Mexico Leaks Raise Questions on U.S. Security Programs

Laura Carlsen | Posted 12.22.2013 | Politics
Laura Carlsen

The latest analysis of Edward Snowden's leaked documents by the German magazine Der Spiegel is a bombshell for Mexico.

Mexican Businesses Fear Bloomberg 'Craziness'

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY (AP) — New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's name has been drawn into the debate over a proposed 8-cent (1 peso) per liter tax on soft...

Mexico City Erupts Over Neoliberal Education Bill

Michelle Chen | Posted 11.13.2013 | World
Michelle Chen

In Mexico City, school teachers are meting out some serious discipline to a government gone awry. For the past several weeks, the metropolis has pul...

The Country That Drinks The Most Coke Ponders Soda Tax

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.10.2013 | Latino Voices

The country that tops per capita world consumption of Coca-Cola products is pondering a soda tax. Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto proposed a...

Mexican President Proposes Historic Social Programs

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

President Enrique Pena Nieto proposed sweeping changes to Mexico's social programs Sunday, laying out a plan for the country's first nationwide pensio...