Stories about Mexico from August, 2014
Mexican Cartoonist Compares James Foley's Execution with Presidential Interview
On August 21, Mexican cartoonist Francisco Calderón raised controversy after publishing on his daily cartoon section on Grupo Reforma, an image depicting president Enrique Peña Nieto wearing an orange jumpsuit and kneeling down in front of a masked executioner. The image is a clear reference to the brutal murder of...
Footage Emerges of Mexican Politicians Boozing With Exotic Dancers
The #Diputables contribute humiliation towards Mexico's National Action Party as a result of its members' shameful behavior.
Freedom of Information and Data Protection Dealt A Blow in Mexico: IFAI Won't Challenge Telecom Law
Disappointment and frustration prevail as the IFAI's decision leaves Mexico's citizens defenseless against the country's crucial new telecom law.
A Gathering of Indigenous Language Digital Activism in Oaxaca, Mexico
Global Voices, through its Rising Voices initiative, is co-organizing the Indigenous Language Digital Activism Gathering to take place in Oaxaca, Mexico in October 2014.
Latin America’s World Cup Lessons
In this article, Global Voices continues its look at the relationship between the hosting the World Cup and social unrest.
Mexico’s Minimum Wage is Criminally Low. Is It Unconstitutional?
The minimum wage in Mexico is equivalent to $5 US dollars. Just what can you buy with that?
Video of Ex-Michoacán Governor’s Son with a Cartel Leader Revives Corruption Accusations in Mexico
Governor Fausto Vallejo recently resigned amid allegations of corruption. Alleged links between he and his family to organized crime have been reported for a long time.
Loved Brazil’s 2014 World Cup? The Five-Time-Champion Nation Wasn’t So Thrilled
Social unrest and protests are what apparently characterise World Cups that are hosted in Latin America.