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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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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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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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López Obrador And His Troubling Alliance With the Far-Right PES

March 9, 2018 0 Comments

Andrés Manuel López Obrador, also known as “AMLO”, is the leader of the new Mexican center-left political party named the National Regeneration…