RETURN TO INTOLERANCE -PLAZA SANTO DOMINGO CLEARED (TRANSLATION)

On Friday evening I passed Plaza Santo Domingo, just a couple of blocks from where I live, and encountered a veritable tent city.  Hundreds of teachers had set up camp all across the plaza which is located directly opposite the headquarters of the Secretariat of Public Education.  Teachers from some of Mexico´s poorest states had... Continue Reading →

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WORLDWIDE DISREPUTE AND THE COUNTER OFFENSIVE FROM LOS PINOS (TRANSLATION)

This article is translated from the Spanish original written by J. Jesus Esquivel, Marco Appel and Yetlaneci Alcaraz.  It appeared in the weekly investigative journalism magazine Proceso in October 2014.  The first part of the article can be found online here. This week president Peña Nieto stated that Mexico needs to move on from the... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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