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Parents of 43 Missing Students Ask Not To Be Forgotten Over The Holidays

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 12.23.2014 | Latino Voices

The parents of 43 students who went missing in Iguala, Mexico, on Sept. 26 are asking the world not to forget them as the holidays approach. In a ...

Mexicans Protest for 43 Disappeared Students

Michael Solis | Posted 12.18.2014 | World
Michael Solis

These are things we can never know. But what is obvious is that a country of 122 million people has been awakened by 43, raising a collective voice for Alexander and the cause of justice in a way that has never been seen before in Mexican history.

We Deserve a Safe, Just, and Prosperous Mexico

Ricardo B. Salinas | Posted 12.12.2014 | World
Ricardo B. Salinas

Mexico is unstoppable, I have no doubt, but needs to change. I hope that 2015 represents a new era for our country, but this depends on each of us. The fight against crime is in the interest of everyone.

Mexico's Malinchismo: Why Deposing Pena Nieto Is Not the Solution

Delia M. Arias De Leon | Posted 12.09.2014 | College
Delia M. Arias De Leon

If we hope to truly address the rampant corruption and lack of accountability that has plagued Mexican politics, we first have to acknowledge the self-defeatist attitude and deep social divides that have existed in the country since its inception. This is a battle to be fought by everyone.

What If Peña Nieto Resigns? Scenarios for Government Change in Mexico

Rodrigo Aguilera | Posted 12.01.2014 | Politics
Rodrigo Aguilera

But even if there are solid grounds for his resignation, will he? If history is a guide, the bets should be on Peña Nieto remaining in his post until the end of his term and undertaking a half-hearted cabinet reshuffle at some point in the near future -- at most.

How Peña Nieto's House of Cards Crumbled

Rodrigo Aguilera | Posted 11.24.2014 | Politics
Rodrigo Aguilera

Image Source: The speed in which the foreign media bubble surrounding Mexico's government has deflated in recent weeks has been stunni...

We're Mad as Hell, and We're Not Going to Take It Anymore

Homero Aridjis | Posted 11.23.2014 | World
Homero Aridjis

I was impressed by the degree of anger, by the overwhelming dissatisfaction with the way things are now, by the unanimity of the clamor for change. I felt that a breaking point will soon be reached.

Mexico's President Forced into a Corner

Sergio Sarmiento | Posted 11.21.2014 | World
Sergio Sarmiento

The government is now afraid to use public force to prevent demonstrators from blockading roads and streets, stealing buses and trucks, ransacking supermarkets and torching government buildings. President Peña Nieto has claimed that his patience has limits, but so far the Ayotzinapa movement appears to have forced him into a corner.

Mexico's Military in the Eye of Ayotzinapa Storm

Ted Lewis | Posted 11.20.2014 | World
Ted Lewis

When Iguala, Guerrero municipal police and masked men in unmarked black uniforms opened fire on unarmed students from the Ayotzinapa teachers college last September, killing six people and kidnapping 43 students, they lit the fuse of a national crisis.

Mexico's President Reveals $3 Million In Assets After Mansion Scandal

Reuters | Posted 11.20.2014 | World

MEXICO CITY, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Facing conflict of interest accusations over the Mexican first lady's mansion, President Enrique Pen...

Mexico Protests: 'I Am Fed Up With Fear'

Mary Speck | Posted 11.19.2014 | World
Mary Speck

The impunity enjoyed by some has tarnished the police, prosecutors and politicians as a whole, whether honest or dishonest. To prevent another Iguala -- or another Villas de Salvárcar or another San Fernando -- Mexican leaders must show that rule of law prevails, especially for those required to uphold it.

Protesters Set Mexican Presidential Palace On Fire

Reuters | Posted 11.10.2014 | World

(Reuters) - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Sunday condemned violent protests over the apparent massacre of 43 students after demonstrators se...

How 'Mexico's Moment' Became 'Mexico's Murder'

Carlos Loret de Mola | Posted 11.21.2014 | World
Carlos Loret de Mola

"Mexico's Moment" was a mirage. It is time for Mr. Peña Nieto to acknowledge this and understand that above energy, telecommunications, and finance, what Mexico really needs is judicial reform, one that cleans and strengthens law-enforcement institutions.

Enough! Mexico Is Ready to Explode

Homero Aridjis | Posted 11.26.2014 | 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.

Thousands March in Mexico City for Missing Students (PHOTOS)

Sandra Larriva | Posted 12.09.2014 | World
Sandra Larriva

A gathering of thousands filled the streets of Mexico City on Wednesday to protest the disappearance of 43 students in the state of Guerrero last month.

Mexico's Endless War

Michael Deibert | Posted 12.08.2014 | Latino Voices
Michael Deibert

In the border state of Tamaulipas, birthplace of the Gulf Cartel - the country's oldest criminal organization - gun battles and roadblocks flare up with terrifying regularity.

Mexico Signs Landmark Energy Law

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 10.12.2014 | 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 12.01.2014 | 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...