MEXICO, POLITICS

DISAPPEARANCE OF AYOTZINAPA 43: ONE YEAR ON

September 26 2015 marked one year since the disappearance of the 43 teaching students from the Rural Normal School at Ayotzinapa.  Thousands of people, led by the families of the disappeared, took to the streets of the Mexican capital in a mass demonstration.  Under grey skies and drizzle which grew gradually heavier, the march progressed […]

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LATIN AMERICA, MEXICO, POLITICS

400 PUEBLOS NAKED PROTEST

Campesinos from the state of Veracruz are in Mexico City and taking off their clothes, as they frequently do, to bring attention to their grievances.  Their anger is primarily directed at federal member of parliament Miguel Ángel Yunes of the National Action Party (PAN) who they accuse of embezzling funds from the Institute for Social […]

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