Stories about Mexico from May, 2017
Mexico's Indigenous Peoples Select a Woman to Represent Their Resistance in Upcoming Presidential Election
"Let this country shake with the resistance, rebellion and dignity of all the peoples of Mexico."
‘No to Silence': Javier Valdez's Murder Highlights Persistent Perils for Mexican Journalists
Seven journalists have been murdered in Mexico this year. Since 2012, less than one percent of attacks on journalists have resulted in a criminal conviction.
For Some Mexicans, a Presidential Hopeful Bears Worrying Similarities to Venezuela's Maduro
"It's no wonder people continue to believe in AMLO, if in Venezuela there are still those that continue believe in Nicolás Maduro, there are naive people everywhere"
Meet the Alliance Managing Mexico's Mayan Rainforest
“Alianza Selva Maya,” which includes five communal lands and 1,250 families, promotes rural development based on good forest-resource management.
Dresden Musicians Take Reagan’s Advice for Gorbachev to the U.S.-Mexican Border
To protest against the border wall that divides the U.S. and Mexico, Germany's Dresden Symphonic Orchestra will stage an international concert with musicians on June 3, 2017, at the border.
A Femicide in Mexico Prompts Women to Imagine ‘If They Killed Me’
"If they kill me, they will slander and criminalize me. It will be for something that I did or did not do, it does not matter."
There Is a Wall Along the Mexico-U.S.A. Border and I Want To Show What It Really Looks Like
The big and “beautiful” wall that some politicians promised to build, it already exists. But despite the massive metal fences and militarized checkpoints, love has no borders.