Stories about Mexico from March, 2010
Gancho writes about straw buyers of arms in the United States, who purchase the weapons to be sent to Mexico and wonders how authorities might be able to crack down.
In celebration of Ada Lovelace Day we profile several women based around the world who use technology to to make government more transparent and accountable.
In this first review of case studies from the Technology for Transparency Network we discover that online platforms like Discuz! and Twitter can reverse bad policy and stimulate healthy debate. But for longterm transparency and accountability projects in developing democracies the challenges are many.