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· June, 2017

Stories about Mexico from June, 2017

Salvador Adame Is the Seventh Journalist Murdered in Mexico in 2017

"Truth is not killed when a journalist is killed."

Mexico's Drug War Makes Everyone a Target

The rise in use of digital surveillance tools has become part and parcel of Mexico's ongoing internal armed conflict.

How the Mexican Government Puts Citizens Under Systematic Surveillance

Evidence shows that espionage tools have been used for years against Mexican activists, journalists and people who hold dissenting opinions or oppose the current government in some form.

One Woman Is Behind the Most Up-to-Date Interactive Map of Femicides in Mexico

She goes by the pseudonym "Princesa." And her motivation is to name every single one of the women so that they are not forgotten.

Trans Women Fleeing Central America Find Hope and Hardship Further North

"I was attacked in Mexico City and that’s why I decided to keep moving. I feel more welcome in Tijuana. Staying busy helps me forget about things."

Local Elections in Mexico Foretell a Fierce Presidential Race

In elections marred with irregularities, the ruling party retained its main stronghold, while challenger López Obrador suffered a setback ahead of the 2018 election.

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