Mexico

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
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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

Femicide in Mexico (PODCAST)

Latino Rebels Radio: October 15, 2017

  • Oct 15, 2017
  • 4:13 pm

In Mexico, Undocumented Migrants Risk Deportation to Aid Earthquake Victims

A group of undocumented Central American migrants who, interrupting their travel northward to the U.S., stayed in Mexico to help clean up debris and assist the victims.

  • Oct 13, 2017
  • 11:08 am

A Public Google Doc Is Listing Names of People Rescued or Still Missing From Mexico City Earthquake

Social media is playing a big role in responding to the Tuesday tragedy.

  • Sep 20, 2017
  • 10:05 am

Mexican Fútbol Legend Rafa Márquez Gets Caught Up in the Failed Drug War

If we are to better understand the Drug War and how to end it, we must know about its victims like Márquez.

  • Aug 18, 2017
  • 11:56 am

Fighting Trump and Coming of Age in Brooklyn’s Mexican Community

“We prove that not all Mexicans are here doing crimes, or trafficking drugs.”

  • Jun 30, 2017
  • 1:10 pm

This Is How Mexicans Feel ‘La Colombia’ (VIDEO)

“You join ‘Danzas’ and you forget about everything.”

  • Jun 28, 2017
  • 10:52 am

DHS Secretary Kelly Says Reducing US Demand for Drugs Is Most Important Strategy to Stop Cartels

“The first thing we need to do, because it generates all of the problems, and that is the drug demand in the United States.”

  • May 18, 2017
  • 1:52 pm