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· February, 2013

Stories about Mexico from February, 2013

28 February 2013

Powerful Union Leader “La Maestra” Arrested in Mexico

The arrest of union leader Elba Esther Gordillo for money laundering has caused a stir in Mexico. "La Maestra" is already behind bars at the Santa Martha Acatitla Social Rehabilitation...

Latin America Turns to iPhone App to Take Hammerhead Sharks Off the Chopping Block

Countries across Latin America are on a mission to get hammerheads onto the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (Cites) list for protection. They’re...

20 February 2013

Matisse Bustos Hawkes, Witness and the Power of Video

We spoke with Matisse Bustos Hawkes, communications manager at Witness, an international non-profit organization that uses the power of video and narrative to open the world's eyes to human rights'...

13 February 2013

Latin America: Pope Resigns – Hope, Humour and Speculation Follow

The announcement of the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI from the papal throne, or, more specifically, the Supreme Pontificate of the Catholic Church, took the world by surprise on Monday,...

7 February 2013

Mexico's Social Media Love Revolution

By knowing the negative image Mexico has in international media, some people from the international community living in Mexico got tired of seeing how the positive side of the country...

1 February 2013

Mexico: Testimonies from the Blast at Pemex Headquarters

Mexico: Shock and Speculation after Blast in Pemex Headquarters

At least 14 people died and 80 are injured are up until now, the result of a strong blast that shook the state-owned company Mexican Petroleum (Pemex) on Thursday January...