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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MEXICO, POLITICS, TRANSLATION

THE DARK SIDE OF PEÑA NIETO (TRANSLATION)

Tomorrow Mexicans will again take to the streets in mass protest against the disappearance of the 43 students, the government response, absence of justice and indignation towards the Mexican state.  Pressure is surely mounting on president Peña Nieto, including in the form of this article I have translated into English below.  The original from the Mexican […]

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MEXICO, PHOTOGRAPHY, POLITICS

MEXICO ON THE STREETS

¨They were taken alive, we want them alive¨ ¨Why do they murder them if they are the future of Latin America?¨ ¨The struggle goes on,goes on¨ There was another very big protest today in Mexico City demanding the appearance of the 43 young teaching students who ¨were disappeared¨ in Guerrero state on September 26.  I heard […]

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BELIZE, CENTRAL AMERICA, EL SALVADOR, GUATEMALA, HONDURAS, MEXICO, PANAMA, POLITICS, TRANSLATION

CONTRABAND HITS GUATEMALA (TRANSLATION)

It is well known that drugs, particularly cocaine, transit through Central American nations before reaching Mexican cartels and the lucrative US market.  This report, in todays edition of Mexican newspaper El Universal , shows that Central American nations are also the source and destination of smuggled goods, products which are otherwise legal.  The article investigates how […]

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