Rosa González cannot shake the memory of the state investigator who was too afraid of reprisals to take a full report, the police officer who shrugged when the ransom demand came, the months of agonizing doubt and, most of all, the final words from her da
On behalf of Human Rights Watch, I wish to congratulate you on your inauguration as president. You have assumed leadership of a country whose recent human rights record is appalling. Addressing the abuses committed during the tenure of your predecessor an
Speakers: Shannon O’Neil, Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations, and Jorge G. Castañeda, Former Foreign Minister of Mexico
Presider: Bernard Gwertzman, Council on Foreign Relations Consulting
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a list showing that more than 25,000 adults and children have disappeared in Mexico in the past six years, according to unpublished government documents.
President Barack Obama and Mexican President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto will meet to discuss the drug war—which has killed nearly ten times as many people as the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan combined—among other issues, at the White House Tuesday.
Couples were walking hand in hand. Children were frolicking. Just down the road in this northern Mexican town, 49 bodies, headless with their hands and feet severed off, had been found and cleared away.
Mexico is struggling to contain a war on drugs that has claimed more than 50,000 lives in less than six years. Msnbc.com’s F. Brinley Bruton spoke to NBC News contributor Jorge Castañeda, who is a former Mexican foreign minister as well as a New York Univ
An aversion to competition and a lack of respect for the law prevent the country from reaching its full potential.
If we have a “responsibility to protect” the people of Libya, who are dying by the thousands, how can that same responsibility not apply to our southern neighbor…
Jorge Castaneda, Mexico’s former foreign minister and a professor at New York University, talks to the Globe and Mail’s editorial board about Mexico’s drug war, the country’s upcoming election in 2012, and its relationship with Canada.