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Taking Back the Nation: AMLO’s Landslide Victory

July 6, 2018 0 Comments

It all happened so fast. At 6:00 PM on election day in Mexico, polls closed with many still lining up to vote….

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The Ghosts of Ayotzinapa Return to Haunt Peña Nieto

June 6, 2018 0 Comments

On the night of September 26, 2014, some 43 students from the rural teaching school of Ayotzinapa were disappeared in the city…

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The Second Presidential Debate: The More Things Change …

May 23, 2018 0 Comments

The second presidential debate took place in Tijuana on Sunday, May 20th. Significantly more viewers tuned in as compared the first debate,…

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Adiós, Margarita

May 18, 2018 0 Comments

The big news of the week is that Margarita Zavala, the wife of former president Felipe Calderón, has dropped out of the…

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Special Economic Zones: Maquiladoras on Steroids

May 16, 2018 0 Comments

In May of 2016, the Mexican government introduced a law to create a series of Special Economic Zones (SEZs), which were intended…

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Violence and Incitement

May 10, 2018 0 Comments

On Tuesday, Abel Montufar Mendoza, a PRI candidate for the state legislature in Guerrero, was shot dead in his truck after leaving…

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Catching Up

May 4, 2018 0 Comments

Between traveling and editing videos, we’ve been in a bit of a blog drought lately, so here is a roundup of the…

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Assessing The First Presidential Debate

April 24, 2018 0 Comments

Last night marked the first of three scheduled debates among the five candidates in the presidential campaign scheduled to wind up on…