Mexico

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
  • 8:39 am

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
  • 2:40 pm

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
  • 12:41 pm

The Irish Soldiers of Mexico: 20 Years Later

¡Viva México! ¡Viva Irlanda!

  • Mar 16, 2018
  • 9:18 am

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
  • 8:47 am

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
  • 11:12 am

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
  • 9:33 am

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
  • 8:05 am

Abraham Lincoln: The Republican President Who Defended Mexico

While Lincoln is most notably known for the Emancipation Proclamation, many history books omit or gloss over Lincoln’s influence on Mexico.

  • Feb 19, 2018
  • 10:46 am

Want to Be President of Mexico? There’s an App for That

In the end, who makes it onto the ballot may have less to do with popularity than with Mexico’s incredibly user-unfriendly election smartphone app.

  • Feb 12, 2018
  • 6:56 pm

Mexican Foreign Minister Says If DACA Youth Return to Mexico, It Would Be ‘Big Win’ for His Country

He also thinks that majority of DACA youth wants to stay in the United States.

  • Feb 5, 2018
  • 11:53 am

BOYCOTT MODELO: Water Privatization and Solidarity With Baja California

For over a year now, Mexicali resistance groups have been defending the capital of Baja California’s water supply against foreign investment brewery Constellation Brands.

  • Jan 24, 2018
  • 2:14 pm

Death and Detention in the Face of Resistance in Guerrero, Mexico

State-sponsored violence against anti-dam movement leaves a trail of blood and arbitrary arrests.

  • Jan 12, 2018
  • 8:36 am

How Trump’s NAFTA Renegotiations Could Help Mexican Workers

Lax labor standards in Mexico are indeed a problem with NAFTA. But they are North America’s problem to solve.

  • Jan 2, 2018
  • 10:39 am

Study Reveals Racial Inequality in Mexico, Disproving Its ‘Race-Blind’ Rhetoric

Our new report reveals that in Mexico darker skin is strongly associated with decreased wealth and less schooling.

  • Jan 1, 2018
  • 12:20 pm

Why 2017 Was so Terrible for Mexico: 8 Essential Reads

With three runaway governors, two deadly earthquakes and one Donald J. Trump —not to mention an average 69 murders a day— the past year has been rough on Mexico.

  • Dec 28, 2017
  • 10:20 am

Understanding Mexican Nationalism and Mestizaje Through the Film COCO

But there is a key element missing from the film. Where are the Indigenous peoples?

  • Nov 28, 2017
  • 2:28 pm

Texas Businessman Uses Dog to Sniff Out ‘Dangerous’ Earthquake Relief Efforts in Mexico

In a new video posted by Joe T. Hodo, a rescue dog named Malinche helps the oilman to prevent Mexicans from organizing their communities.

  • Nov 27, 2017
  • 12:18 pm

As Angry Voters Reject Major Parties, Mexico’s 2018 Presidential Race Grows Chaotic

Mexico’s 2018 campaign season has not officially begun, but the race for the presidency is already a nail-biter.

  • Nov 13, 2017
  • 8:34 am