|President Pena Nieto Calls Criticism of Military 'Unacceptable' in Speech Before 32,000 Soldiers|
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto fervently defended the Mexican military in the wake of criticisms about the military’s record of human rights abuses by politicians and civil organizations as the government prepares to legalize and expand its participation in domestic operations.
|#NoEsDeHombres: Mexico City Campaign Against Sexual Harrassment Goes Viral|
Mexico City’s video campaign against sexual harassment has gone viral, getting over 20 million plays online in less than two weeks, UN Women Mexico announced on Wednesday.
|Populist Lopez Obrador Support Drops in Presidential Poll, Former First Lady Zavala Gains|
Support for Mexican populist candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is dropping as former first lady Margarita Zavala gains, according to a poll of potential candidates for the nation’s July 2018 presidential election.
|Oaxaca Community Erects Signs Warning Migrants They're Prohibited from Staying|
Mexico News Daily
Signs posted at the entrance to a town in Oaxaca warn migrants they are not welcome and suggest they carry on their way.
|Foreign Secretary Luis Videgaray Heads to Washington for Meetings|
The Associated Press
Mexico says its top diplomat will meet with U.S. officials this week in Washington to discuss bilateral relations, which have been tense under the administration of President Donald Trump.
|Violence Cost Mexico 18% of Its GDP Last Year, Mexican Institute Report Says|
Violence cost Mexico the equivalent of 18 percent of the gross domestic product in 2016, a year when the homicide rate rose, the 2017 Mexico Peace Index report shows.
|In One Crowded Mexico City Neighborhood, Residents Threaten Criminals|
Residents of Iztapalapa, a crowded area on the edge of Mexico City, have hung up sheets warning criminals they would be lynched if they threaten locals, steal or vandalize cars.
|Billionaire Carlos Slim's Foundation to Help Mexican Residents Become U.S. Citizens|
The Carlos Slim Foundation has joined forces with the National Autonomous University of Mexico and the country’s Commission on Human Rights to help Mexican legal immigrants in the U.S. become citizens.
|Community Kitchens in Mexico City Are Feeding Over 44,000 People Daily|
The government of Mexico City serves more than 44,000 people a day in community kitchens located in different parts of the capital, which operate under the coordination of the Ministry of Social Development.
|President Enrique Pena Nieto Calls on Government to Protect Human Rights|
Last week, President Enrique Pena Nieto received the Annual Report of Activities of 2016, from the President of the National Human Rights Commission (CNDH), Raul Gonzalez Perez.
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