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Three Causes Behind Mexico's Crisis of Corruption and Impunity

Claudio Lomnitz | Posted 01.19.2015 | World
Claudio Lomnitz

There is a deep history behind Mexico's current horrors of crime and impunity that only Mexicans can deal with. A weak state, the informal economy and lack of accountability because of a low tax base all play key roles -- but U.S. drug and gun policies are also responsible.

Border Clash: U.S. Soccer Ties Mexico

AP/The Huffington Post | By DAN GELSTON | Posted 10.11.2011 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA -- Jurgen Klinsmann sent a message in his U.S. coaching debut without saying a word. He stripped the names off the back of the jerseys an...

Mexico Accidentally Invades U.S.

Posted 09.26.2011 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection inspectors returned 33 Mexican soldiers on Tuesday who inadvertently crossed over the Rio Grande ri...

Arizona Launches $50 Million Border Wall Campaign, as Education and Health Care Falter

Jeff Biggers | Posted 09.19.2011 | Politics
Jeff Biggers

Arizona's Tea Party-led legislature is launching a $50 million online fundraising campaign today to a build an additional border wall between Arizona and Mexico.

NAFTA Cost U.S. 700k Jobs, Report Says

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 07.12.2011 | Business

When the North American Free Trade Agreement was first signed in 1994, proponents said it would eventually create jobs for the U.S. economy. 17 ye...

Lethal Force on the Border

Laura Carlsen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Carlsen

The growing dehumanization of Mexican undocumented immigrants has fomented a legal limbo where human rights, including the right to life itself, fall prey to ill-defined national security concerns.