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· June, 2015

Stories about Mexico from June, 2015

Same-Sex Couples in Mexico Win Another Victory Against Discrimination

"In this sense, the First Chamber reaffirmed that there exists no rational justification to deny access to marriage to homosexual couples..."

Go Behind the Scenes With Chumel Torres, Mexico’s Answer to John Oliver

His viewership on YouTube continues to grow by attracting mostly young Mexicans, hungry for a breakdown of the news with some comedy.

Hungry and on the Go in Mexico City? Reach for ‘Basket Tacos’

From Mexico to the world: "tacos de canasta" or "basket tacos". Although they may not be gourmet, they're certainly delicious. Let's take a look at their preparation and distribution.

The Tweet That United Government and Opposition Supporters in Venezuela

Former Mexican President Felipe Calderón learned that you shouldn't insult Venezuelan football.

A New Mesoamerican Film and Radio Festival Is Spreading the Word About Indigenous Struggles

The First Mesoamerican Community Film and Radio Festival began on June 10 in Oaxaca and will continue on to various countries in the region from later in June.

Mexico’s Independent Media Crackdown Threatens Indigenous Radio in Oaxaca

Community radio stations devoted to indigenous groups in Mexico once more confront governmental limitations on their work, facing off against elites with a distinct set of political ambitions.

250 Days Without the Ayotzinapa Students

June 3 marked 250 days since one of the most tragic episodes in Mexico's modern history: the disappearance and murder in Iguala of 43 students from Ayotzinapa.

Monitoring Mexico's Midterm Elections with #BreakTheFear

During last Sunday's elections in Mexico, the free-speech organization ARTICLE 19 ran a campaign called #RompeElMiedo (#BreakTheFear) to monitor the safety of journalists and human rights activists

Mexican Indigenous Community Accuses Famous Designer of Plagiarism

Ahead of Mexico's Vote, a Young Indigenous Woman Asks for an End to Silence Over Deaths and Disappearances

Her criticism of Nobel Peace Prize recipient Rigoberta Menchú's call to vote echoed through social media, adding weight to the argument to annul Mexico's June 7 elections.

Mexico Votes Against a Background of Disenchantment and Violence

"The underlying feeling is one of profound deception."

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