Mexico

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

My interview with MORENA Senator-Elect Nestora Salgado.

  • Jul 19, 2018
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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
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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
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Mexico’s New, Leftist President (PODCAST)

What does this mean for the country?

  • Jul 3, 2018
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Caravan Asylum Seekers Learn About Their Rights in Puebla, Mexico

Half of the refugees on the Refugee Caravan are mothers, fighting to protect their young children.

  • Apr 14, 2018
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López Obrador Broadens His Base in an Effort to Win the Presidency on His Third Attempt

AMLO is the frontrunner for the July 1 presidential elections in Mexico.

  • Apr 12, 2018
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For the Ghost of My Bracero Abuelo

I never met my grandfather, my dad’s dad. His name was Jesús De Loera-López.

  • Apr 10, 2018
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The Irish Soldiers of Mexico: 20 Years Later

¡Viva México! ¡Viva Irlanda!

  • Mar 16, 2018
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While Mexico Plays Politics With Its Water, Some Cities Flood and Others Go Dry

I was startled to discover that Mexican officials frequently treat water distribution and treatment not as public services but as political favors.

  • Mar 10, 2018
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US Ambassador to Mexico Will Step Down in May

Roberta Jacobson, who served the post just under two years, has more than three decades of experience in the region.

  • Mar 2, 2018
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Democratic Leaders Requested an Investigation Into DEA-Led Operations in Mexico

The lawmakers asked the inspectors general at the Justice and State Departments to investigate a series of attacks.

  • Feb 28, 2018
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Juan Rulfo, Rediscovering a Literary Giant

It’s a bit of a mystery why Rulfo remains so unfamiliar in the United States compared with similarly popular Latin American authors who have managed to attract wide followings in English translation.

  • Feb 22, 2018
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