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· May, 2015

Stories about Mexico from May, 2015

29 May 2015

The Forgotten Massacre of Chinese People in Torreón, Mexico

In May 1911, during the Mexican Revolution, half the population of the Chinese community in the town of Torreón were killed by an enraged mob.

28 May 2015

Violence Once Again Shakes Mexico With Disappearance of At Least 30 People

"Tlatlaya, Ayotzinapa, and now Chilapa… does anyone still doubt that President Peña has lost control of the country?"

23 May 2015

This Mexican Author Says Languages Aren't Straitjackets, but Tools to Start a Bilingual Conversation

Cristina Rivera Garza used to publish only in Spanish, but after 25 years in the US, she says writing in both Spanish and English brings tremendous richness to her experience.

18 May 2015

Online Platform Alerts People in Mexico's Jalisco State to Organized Crime Violence

After several attacks from a powerful Mexican cartel, the Jalisco government hopes that technology can keep citizens informed about clashes and "narcobloqueos."

11 May 2015

Thank the Ottoman Empire for That Taco You're Eating

Taco al pastor, the classic Mexican street food that’s popular in the US, has roots in a surprising place: the Middle East.

7 May 2015

The Cherán Indigenous Community in Mexico Finds Its Voice in Homegrown Media

Rising Voices

A closer look at the community media outlets in Cherán, which declared political self-governance and self-defense in 2011.

3 May 2015

What Does Consensual Frotteurism Mean in Mexico?

"Sexual harassment is a crime, consensual 'arrimon' is not"

2 May 2015

The Heartbreaking Story of a Woman Enslaved in Mexico

A chilling case of modern enslavement has shocked Mexico and raised awareness about a problem many don't know still exists.

Photo of a Mexican Revolutionary Who Looks Like Pacquiao Goes Viral

1 May 2015

Social Networks Help Take Down a Peg Mexico's Most Privileged

Global Voices looks at how social media campaigns are helping to shame affluent Mexicans for rude behavior that insults and sometimes even injures ordinary citizens.