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· November, 2015

Stories about Mexico from November, 2015

The Big Laughs of Mexico's ISIS Threat

Far from showing fear, Mexicans have flooded the Internet with sarcastic jokes and dark comedy about the apparent threat from ISIS.

Pot Isn’t Legal Yet in Mexico, But a Landmark Supreme Court Decision Has Opened the Door

Debate over the legalization of marijuana goes all the way to Mexico's Supreme Court.

The Struggle of More Than One Thousand Cuban Immigrants Stranded in Central America

Some 1,500 Cubans are stranded at the border between Costa Rica and Nicaragua after Nicaragua denies them entry, and violently turns them away alleging "violation of sovereignty."

Women at Work: The Collective Now Transforming Hip-Hop in Mexico

A multidisciplinary collective has successfully combated Mexico's stereotypes and faced gender discrimination in the art scene and in Mexican society more broadly.

Mexico’s Cybercrime Bill is Dead. But What Will Lawmakers Think of Next?

A Mexican senator proposed legislation that many experts warned would have harmed privacy and free speech online in Mexico. A week later, after the public's backlash, he withdrew it.

The Two-Country Journey One Student Takes Every Day to Get to School

At one US high school, 70 percent of its students cross the border with Mexico each day to attend classes. It's a commute that is far from routine.

How Popular Perceptions of Climate Change Have Changed Since the Copenhagen Talks

Ahead of the climate change talks in Paris, a look at how the situation surrounding climate change has evolved since the last important negotiations in Copenhagen in 2009.

Narcodata, an In-Depth Data Journalism Project That Contextualizes the Drug War in Mexico

Using easy-to-comprehend, interactive visualizations, Narcodata tells the story of how the cartels were born, who their leaders are, the conflicts among them, their geographic expansion and their known crimes.

Netizen Report: The Mexican Cybercrime Law That Wasn’t

Global Voices Advocacy's Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.

Five Facts About Mexico's Día de Muertos

The celebration is appearing more and more in the United States, home to a large Mexican community.

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