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Mexico

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.

The number of reported cases of torture and ill-treatment perpetrated by Mexican security forces has skyrocketed by 600 percent in the last decade.

The outcry that Mexico City’s 3rd International Lesbian Festival has generated is a testament to the progress that Mexican LGBT advocacy groups have made in the recent years in order to get their message across. 

The 102 journalist murders reported between 2000 and today are a lot more than just numbers on a page—there is a brave Mexican behind each one.

Since its creation in 2010, Provive has become a profitable social impact enterprise that both renovates houses and revitalizes entire communities.

U.S.-Latin American study abroad programs deliver results in Chile, Colombia and Brazil.

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