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30 November 2016
Three runaway ex-governors accused of defrauding the treasury, money laundering, organized crime among other charges are the latest cases of high political corruption in Mexico.
29 November 2016
Through Hardships to the Stars: These Latin American Children Won’t Let Garbage Stand in the Way of Music
“Per aspera ad astra” means reaching the stars despite hardships. Youngsters from Mexico and Paraguay, whether living among garbage or using it to build musical instruments, are doing just that.
16 November 2016
RuNet Echo explores popular stereotypes about foreigners gleaned from autocomplete suggestions generated by the website Yandex, Russia’s most popular Internet search engine.
12 November 2016
"The political gains made under Obama will likely be reversed, as Trump has promised to repeal the accord with Cuba and renegotiate trade treaties which would affect" Latin American nations.
1 November 2016
Gael García Bernal, Audrey Tautou, and Willem Dafoe are among the celebrities who will attend the 2016 Morelia International Film Festival.
Calaveras, offerings for ancestors, and even conferences that discuss controversial topics - like euthanasia - surround this traditional celebration for commemorating the dead.
21 October 2016
The extreme Mexican left hints at nominating an indigenous woman for the 2018 presidential election. Meanwhile, in Chiapas, women are forced to renounce their positions because of their gender.
7 October 2016
The circle is tightening around the Mexican governor accused of corruption and attacks against journalists. What happens in the legal system, however, is anybody's guess.
6 October 2016
Its name doesn't matter, it's an essential ingredient for confectionery. So much that alfajores are unimaginable without a spoonful of this sweet made out of milk.
29 September 2016
The Mexican government, for many years, allocated millions of dollars to acquiring highly intrusive digital spy technology without being transparent on how they were using it.
28 September 2016
Fidencio Sanchez’s Inspiring Story Highlights the Best of Social Media—and the Plight of Latino Immigrants
"At a time when Donald Trump is calling Mexican immigrants drug dealers and rapists, the image of this hard-working Mexican immigrant has become a defiant symbol that challenges hateful stereotypes."
26 September 2016
"Mexican institutions' standard: 111 detained in the #Ayotzinapa case and no one knows for sure what actually happened. How stupid, right?"
25 September 2016
22 September 2016
Mexican prisons are an example of inequality in the country. We look at prison facilities and the impact the implementation of the New Penal Justice System will have on them.
20 September 2016
Indigenous language digital activists are making culturally diverse emojis available for use in electronic communication as a way to promote their native culture and language.
16 September 2016
US presidential candidate Donald Trump made a short visit to Mexico’s capital last month for a private meeting with President Enrique Peña claiming a high cost for the president.
With social discontent reaching a boiling point in Mexico, the country's social media users started sharing the hashtag #RenunciaAhora (Resign Now) to mobilize people for a massive march.
2 September 2016
"We live in a country where corruption and impunity are the norm. A report about plagiarism is NOT going to change this."
9 August 2016
Technical Difficulties and Allegations of Corruption Leave Mexicans Concerned About New Transparency Agency
A malfunctioning platform a poorly received anti-sexting campaign and serious allegations of corruption tarnish the reputation of the office of transparency and privacy in Mexico.
6 August 2016
Mexico and Latin America will be able to follow Rio's 2016 Olympic Games on digital media -- a novelty for the region and a loss for Open TV.