Mexico

Massacres, Disappearances and 1968: Mexicans Remember the Victims of a ‘Perfect Dictatorship’

The ghosts of Tlatelolco and Ayotzinapa are a reminder that all Mexicans should have their doubts.

  • Oct 9, 2018
  • 2:49 pm

The 50th Anniversary of the Tlatelolco Massacre: A Photo Essay

One popular chant during the march was “We are not one, we are not one hundred. Stupid government, count us correctly.”

  • Oct 5, 2018
  • 11:17 am

The Mexican Student Movement of 1968: A Remembrance With ‘La Nacha’

“I have to speak for them, for those who no longer live,” she tells Latino Rebels.

  • Oct 4, 2018
  • 9:00 am

PORROS: The Criminal Shock Groups Disrupting Student Protests in Mexico

In Mexico, violent groups likened to goon squads and criminal shock groups have rattled student protestors for decades.

  • Oct 2, 2018
  • 11:28 am

NAFTA Negotiations: Two’s Company, Three’s a Crowd?

Is that the position Canada now finds itself in with the United States and Mexico?

  • Aug 29, 2018
  • 11:42 am

Trump Announces New NAFTA Deal Before Mexico’s Newly-Elected President Takes Office

The administration must present Congress with a deal at least 90 days in advance, which means the deadline is this Friday.

  • Aug 28, 2018
  • 4:46 pm

Rising Suicides in Mexico Expose the Mental Health Toll of Living With Extreme, Chronic Violence

According to recent studies, 33 city residents over the age of 18 attempt suicide every day in Ciudad Juárez.

  • Aug 21, 2018
  • 9:31 am

On Second Thought: Reflections on the Real Source of Anti-Mexican Sentiment in Trump’s America

It has become increasingly apparent that white nationalists have managed to insinuate the genocide theory within the highest levels of the Trump administration.

  • Aug 4, 2018
  • 3:21 pm

Mexico’s Murder Rate Surpasses Peak Levels of 2011

The new data breaks the record for the highest number of murders since comparable records began being kept in 1997.

  • Jul 31, 2018
  • 2:51 pm

Mexican Anti-Poverty Program Targeting Poor Women May Help Men Most, Study Finds

Economic empowerment programs that target women may have an unintended effect: They help men instead.

  • Jul 30, 2018
  • 8:51 am

Migrant Woman Returns to Mexico, Sweeps 2018 Senate Race in Guerrero

My interview with MORENA Senator-Elect Nestora Salgado.

  • Jul 19, 2018
  • 4:52 pm

Mexico’s Marichuy Is Weaving the Resistance Beyond Her Country’s Elections

Her plan was to focus attention on the troubling realities of land dispossession, environmental pollution, human rights violations and the everyday deprivations of her Indigenous followers

  • Jul 16, 2018
  • 4:42 pm

Why Mexico’s Historic Elections May Bring About Big Change

The election of a leftist party in Mexico for the first time in decades has the potential to transform the country as it dislodges its ruling elite.

  • Jul 9, 2018
  • 9:55 am

Mexico’s New, Leftist President (PODCAST)

What does this mean for the country?

  • Jul 3, 2018
  • 1:26 pm

Mexico Seeks to Become ‘Country of Refuge’ as US Cracks Down on Migrants

For the next president, complying with Mexico’s new humanitarian law will mean passing policies that truly take migrants’ rights seriously.

  • Jun 21, 2018
  • 9:15 am

Poll Finds Clear Leader in Mexican Presidential Race Among U.S.-Based Voters

Andrés Manuel López Obrador enjoys a big lead among voting-age Mexican nationals residing in the U.S., especially among those registered to vote by mail.

  • May 7, 2018
  • 11:46 am

European Authorities May Be Investigating Alleged Money Laundering by Mexican Presidential Candidate Anaya

Ricardo Anaya and the PAN have denounced the investigation as a plot by current president Enrique Peña Nieto and his party.

  • Apr 26, 2018
  • 3:18 pm

Three Kidnapped Mexican Film Students Confirmed Murdered by Jalisco Cartel

The case resonates with the 43 disappeared students in the southern state of Guerrero in September 2014.

  • Apr 25, 2018
  • 1:36 pm

I Am Not Your ‘Wetback’

We must also reject the labels, categories and typologies that divide us: educated versus uneducated; citizen versus undocumented; and undocumented youth (good immigrants or “the innocent ones”) versus undocumented parents (bad immigrants or “the sinners”).

  • Apr 18, 2018
  • 11:31 am