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· June, 2016

Stories about Mexico from June, 2016

A Toxic Mix of Violent Activism and Police Repression Wreaks Havoc in Mexico's Oaxaca

In a complex and confusing confrontation, teachers disturb the peace in Oaxaca and the government reacts violently.

Nature, Gender Identity, and Other Things You Learn Filming a Documentary in Mexico on the Banks of the Usumacinta River

A Spanish documentary filmmaker followed two members of a El Remolino community, whose stories involved personal journeys, struggles with nature, and grappling with their own sexual identities.

In the Battle for More Transparency in Mexico, Politicians Win This Round

"The #3of3Law has gone to shit, once again congressmen protect their own interests rather than the interests of the people. They’re a bunch of thieves and backstabbers!"

Migrant Women Confront and Resist Sexual Assault on Journey to the United States

Approximately 80% of Central American women who attempt to cross Mexico are raped, according to some reports.

In Defense of Free Software: My Case Against Lenovo in Mexico

Lenovo fails to inform its clients of the Secure Boot feature on the Lenovo Yoga 2, which restricts the right to install operating systems besides those authorized by Microsoft.

Mexico, on the Mountaintop, or in the Abyss?

Forced disappearances, mass graves, widespread impunity, a devaluing currency, economic crisis. Does anyone still think Mexico is on the right track?

The Thousands of Mexican Women Who Never Made it Home

The most difficult question is knowing when to stop looking: "Until they give me her body to mourn, but I need to know where my daughter is."

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