Mexican society does not disregard human rights, and Peña Nieto cannot afford to either. A contribution from Mexico to the debate Human Rights: Mass or Elite Movement?
To President Enrique Peña Nieto’s supporters, his first year in office has been a time of bold promises kept as he pursues an ambitious agenda of reforms designed, in the long term, to bring peace and economic growth to Mexico.
Mexico has paid all it has to pay in the war on drugs: 60,000 dead in the last six years. But the drugs keep flowing north over the dead bodies.
The Mexico City Federal District city council and the leftwing government of Mayor Miguel Mancera announced that debates would begin in September on health, economic and security aspects of marijuana, popularly known here as ‘mota,’ and medical use might
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On first read, it might have been a hoax. On International Human Rights Day last month, the U.S. ambassador to Mexico, Anthony Wayne, “celebrated” Mexico’s human rights achievements. “The United States recognizes the Mexican government, including official
On the eve of Mexico’s Day of the Dead this year, authorities in Veracruz declared triumphantly that they had solved one of the decade’s most notorious slayings of a journalist in Mexico.
Mexico’s attorney general has compiled a list showing that more than 25,000 adults and children have disappeared in Mexico in the past six years, according to unpublished government documents.
At first, Mexico’s recent presidential election looked unpromising: the PRI, the country’s long-dominant party, crept back into office, but with only 38 percent of the vote and no majority in Congress. Yet the campaign revealed just how much Mexicans actu