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Organizations Denounce Law That Will Amount to Biopiracy for Native Mexican Communities


Activists and scholars in Mexico have denounced that the proposal of the Biodiversity Law that violates the biocultural heritage in the territories of Indigenous people.

Are Charming, But Ruthless Female Members Really Taking Over Mexico's Drug Cartels?

Texas Standard

Social posts featuring photos of scantily-clad women holding guns are sensationalized by media outlets, but the fact that these women are climbing up the ranks in drug trafficking is very real.

LatAm Countries Seeking Alternatives to Police, Military Intervention When It Comes to Cannabis

Americas Society/Council of the Americas

Whether it was Uruguay’s leadership or the war on drugs ravaging the region for decades, Latin Americans overall are becoming increasingly tolerant to the idea of legalizing marijuana, surveys show.

Ordinary Citizens and the Convenient Uses of Mexico's 'Foreign Enemy' Doctrine

Global Voices

The “foreign enemy” hasn’t been difficult to find. Today the favorite villain of the western world is none other than the tenant of the White House and leader of the government of the United States of America.

We Are Anyone's Child: Mothers Bring Peace to Mexico with a New Interactive Documentary


The aim of the project is to develop an archive of stories from people whose lives have been negatively impacted by the drug war and to use innovations in digital storytelling to bring these unheard, often marginalised voices into reach of unexpected audiences.

The Forgotten History of Over a Half Million U.S. Deportations to Mexico in the 1930s


Over a million people, more than half of whom were American citizens of Mexican descent, were deported to Mexico from the United States in the 1930s - yet this massive wave of deportations is often overlooked.

Trump Should Just Claim Victory on the Border and Abandon His Foolish Wall

The Los Angeles Times

Here’s an easier plan, Mr. President: Latch onto the latest border crossing numbers and call this a problem solved. Then, basking in your victory, simply allow your beautiful wall to go the way of all pipe dreams.

Deported to Mexico, These Men Feel Lost in a Country They No Longer Know

PBS NewsHour

The Trump administration has vowed to speed up the deportation process, but what exactly happens when undocumented immigrants who have built lives and have families in the U.S. are forced to return to Mexico?

Fears That Russia Could Meddle in Next Year's Mexican Presidential Election Are Growing

The Hill

While there is no hard evidence to suggest that Moscow will be involved in the contest, its effort to disrupt last year’s U.S. election and reports that it is trying to affect elections in Europe have augmented concerns.

During Mexico Border Visit, Attorney General Sessions Outlines 'Get Tough' Immigration Plan

The Associated Press

Attorney General Jeff Sessions toured the U.S.-Mexico border Tuesday and unveiled what he described as a new get-tough approach to immigration prosecutions under President Donald Trump.

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