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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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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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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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Beware the Lula Precedent

April 9, 2018 0 Comments

Photo Credit: IOL On Saturday, Brazil’s former president – and current presidential candidate – Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva handed himself in…

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Parsing AMLO’s Campaign-Launch Speech

April 2, 2018 0 Comments

(Photo Credit: El Diario de Juárez)   Yesterday, Andrés Manuel López Obrador launched his general-election campaign in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, a location…

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To Build Or Not To Build: The New Mexico City Airport

March 29, 2018 0 Comments

The political news this week has all been centered on the new, Norman Foster-designed international airport for Mexico City, currently under construction….

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AMLO Finesses the Oil Issue

March 24, 2018 0 Comments

In conjunction with today’s publication of our video Oil!, some thoughts on how Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) is handling the very…

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Juchitán Under the Rubble

March 14, 2018 0 Comments

Visiting the city of Juchitán de Zaragoza, the cultural center of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, was a genuine shock to the system….