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Stories about Mexico
27 May 2016
Satire has always spiced up critiques about undesirable behaviors that we should try to overcome. In Mexico, classism is used as a sales hook that brings people to the cinema.
19 May 2016
12 May 2016
Where are the 43 Ayotzinapa students? That is the question which remains unanswered 19 months after the group of young teaching students were detained by local police officers in Mexico.
6 May 2016
Mexico's Supreme Court has ratified the indiscriminate retention of metadata, allowing authorities to use real-time geolocation of mobile devices. But the battle in defense of privacy is far from over.
"Social media has played a key role in exposing the high rates of violence that Mexican women endure, as well as the silence and machismo that often surrounds it."
27 April 2016
A Mexican initiative brings the indigenous radio to the Internet and to the world.
"In a country with a serious democratic deficit and in which public officials are responsible for attacks on journalists and dissidents, these measures could be used to pursue uncomfortable opinions."
22 April 2016
This week we take you to China, Mexico, Jamaica, Macedonia and Uganda, where we speak to Prudence Nyamishana who tells us why Ugandans are peeved at their government's priorities.
21 April 2016
17 April 2016
"The people, especially the young people, are trying to save the mangrove. The government lied to us. The destruction they left behind is a disgrace."
16 April 2016
"It's not fair how they are walking all over us", claim the people from Xochicuautla. "They are destroying my house, my home, my livelihood, without so much as a warning."
12 April 2016
With more than 9,000 followers, the "Library" defends responsible modes for disseminating information and provides a space for discussion and interaction for those concerned with gender equality.
6 April 2016
5 April 2016
24 March 2016
Government sponsored gender-violence alerts are on the rise as a response to the the daily occurrence of sexual abuse, torture and femicides, but Mexicans are suspicious about their efficacy.
20 March 2016
‘68 tongues, 68 hearts’ is an animated project aimed at preserving and sharing the indigenous languages of Mexico through a series of short animations narrated in the indigenous languages.
16 March 2016
Some images make us travel to periods and places considered other people's memories; but thanks to images shared online, you can travel in time and space to Lima and Mexico.
"Women become targets, sometimes without the victims or victimizers being fully aware of it, of expressions that place women second to men, that turn them into objects to be admired."
15 March 2016
The families of the miners killed at Pasta de Conchos want to prevent a tragedy from happening again: "We're united by the certainty that life is worth more than coal".