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The Life And Death Of A Political Activist In Mexico

Pulitzer Center | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 08.20.2015 | World

The last time community leader and political activist Miguel Ángel Jiménez Blanco was seen on WhatsApp was at 1:31 pm on Saturday, August 8. The sil...

The Mexican Federal Police Don't Have Public Standards on When to Shoot People

Laura Weiss | Posted 06.15.2016 | Politics
Laura Weiss

The Mexican Federal Police, Mexico's primary public security institution, does not have a public manual on the use-of-force, meaning no current standards define when a member of the police can use force, including lethal, on another person.

Not Even James Bond Can Rescue Mexico's Image

Homero Aridjis | Posted 05.31.2015 | World
Homero Aridjis

MEXICO CITY -- While James Bond is cavorting in downtown Mexico City among giant skeleton props, leaping over rooftops and jumping into helicopters in an fictional exercise the government hopes will bolster Brand Mexico, Mexicans all over the country are clamoring for a new deal and real justice.

Enough! Mexico Is Ready to Explode

Homero Aridjis | Posted 12.28.2014 | World
Homero Aridjis

Today all Mexico resounds with the cry "They took them alive, we want them back alive". If the 43 are ever found, and they are dead (why and where would their abductors be hiding them?), all hell may break loose. Are the president and his cabinet ready for a major upheaval? Police, politicians and judges have been bought off or put into office by the cartels. Mexicans are fed up with living in a pervasive state of corruption and impunity.

Fear and Fair Cannot Coexist...

Greg Asbed | Posted 12.13.2014 | World
Greg Asbed

Last month's horrific massacre of student human rights activists in Guerrero serves as an awful reminder of why there will be no "Fair Food Program" in the foreseeable future of Mexico's tomato industry...

What Are the Pueblos Mágicos? The Best Reason to Visit Mexico

minube | Posted 05.28.2014 | Travel
minube

Deep in the heart of rural Mexico, you'll find the Pueblos Mágicos, a select group of Mexican villages whose cultural, historical, or natural treasures have been deemed, well, magical.

Mayor Kidnapped Near Mexico City Found Dead

Posted 10.21.2011 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY -- The mayor of a village in central Mexico was found dead Saturday one day after he was kidnapped, security officials said, bringing to f...

Mayor Kidnapped Near Mexico City Found Dead

Posted 10.21.2011 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY -- The mayor of a village in central Mexico was found dead Saturday one day after he was kidnapped, security officials said, bringing to f...

Acapulco Killings: 13 Killed In Drug Gang Violence As Spring Break Tourists Arrive

AP / Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ACAPULCO, Mexico -- At least 13 people have been killed in a Mexican Pacific coast state plagued by drug gang violence. Guerrero state police say th...