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30 August 2015
"Today, the community suffers not only at the hands of criminal groups but also at those of the Federal Police and the Army of Mexico."
"Resident participation on projects like the [Cultural Corridor Chapultepec] must occur from the design stage and not once everything has already been decided. This is a sham."
26 August 2015
A dispute between a Mexican football coach and a sports reporter who criticized him has resulted in physical assault and sparked a debate about the freedom of speech.
23 August 2015
Afro-Mexicans proudly share the story of “El Yanga,” apparently an enslaved prince from the Yang-Bara tribe from Gabon, who helped slaves to be free from the Spanish around 1570.
13 August 2015
Repeatedly officials charged with obeying the law decided instead to flout or ignore it, whether out of greed, inadequacy, fear or revenge.
5 August 2015
“How many journalists have been murdered, and what has come of it? How many students, activists, and human rights defenders have been killed, picked up, or disappeared?"
The parents say for the last 10 months they have lived through hell, but thanks to the support of many Mexicans, they have the strength to demand justice.
4 August 2015
30 July 2015
Retablitos, a form of popular art in Mexico made to give thanks for miracles, reflect people's daily anxieties and social realities. You can find collections of them online.
28 July 2015
In Mexico, the independent investigation agency SubVersiones has published a compilation video that chronologically shows what events that took place on July 19, 2015, in the indigenous Nahua community of Santa María de Ostula. That day ended...
A presidential decree was enough to expropriate almost 100 acres of land from the indigenous Otomi community for the construction of a new highway.
22 July 2015
21 July 2015
Independent media reported that the Mexican Army opened fire against civilians in the indigenous community of Ostula in Michoacán state. One news outlet said a 12-year-old boy was killed.
19 July 2015
16 July 2015
10 July 2015
At least 14 Mexican states and government agencies had contracts with Hacking Team, the Italy-based spyware company. But only some of them have constitutional authority to monitor citizen communications.
28 June 2015
"In this sense, the First Chamber reaffirmed that there exists no rational justification to deny access to marriage to homosexual couples..."
His viewership on YouTube continues to grow by attracting mostly young Mexicans, hungry for a breakdown of the news with some comedy.
19 June 2015
From Mexico to the world: "tacos de canasta" or "basket tacos". Although they may not be gourmet, they're certainly delicious. Let's take a look at their preparation and distribution.