Mexico

Under pressure from civil society, Mexico’s Chamber of Deputies initiated a period of public hearings today to inform a new draft of the country's General Water Law.

The disappearance of the 43 students in Iguala has resonated with millions of Mexicans. View a slideshow from the March 26 protests here.

Ayotzinapa marks a before and after in Mexico. It has led more and more Mexicans to openly and publicly express their discontent and to evaluate proposals for change through protests, postcards and other forms of expression, joining efforts with others who also want the same things.

Emilio Lozoya, the CEO of Petróleos Mexicanos (Mexican Petroleums—Pemex), announced Wednesday that some of the company’s deep water exploration projects would be put on hold due to the declining prices of crude oil.

The initiative Ya Me Cansé, Por Eso Propongo seeks to reinforce ties of solidarity between Mexican citizens through the collective re-articulation of popular political imagination.

Thirteen police officers in the Mexican city of Medellín de Bravo in the state of Veracruz were detained on Thursday as part of the investigation into the kidnapping of the journalist Moisés Sánchez Cerezo.

In 2013, Mexico became the country with the second highest rate of child obesity in the world, outranked only by the United States. What happened to Mexico’s children in the last 30 years?

Demonstrations in Mexico intensified on Tuesday as protesters in Guerrero state took a police chief prisoner and set fire to the ruling Partido Revolucionario Institucional (Institutional Revolutionary Party—PRI) state headquarters in two separate protests related to the disappearance of 43 students missing since September.

Juan Francisco Sáenz-Tamez, the 23-year-old head of Mexico’s Gulf Cartel, has made his first court appearance.

For the majority of Central American women and girls crossing Mexico en route to the U.S., rape is another step along the path to the American dream.

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