|Mexico Takes ‘Unprecedented’ Action in Safeguarding Habitats to Save the Vaquita|
World Wildlife Fund
The government of Mexico, global conservation experts and civil society must urgently focus all efforts on ensuring a gillnet-free Upper Gulf of California and protecting vaquita habitat, WWF emphasized as the current phase of Vaquita CPR efforts draw to a close.
|Game of Drones: Mexico’s Drug Cartels Have a Deadly New Weapon|
The Daily Beast
A squad of Federales pulled over the stolen SUV just after dawn last month in Mexico’s central Guanajuato state. What began as a high-risk felony stop took an even darker turn when officers ordered the four passengers out and began to search the vehicle.
|Popocatepetl Volcano Spews Plume of Ash Into the Sky Near Mexico City|
Popocatepetl erupted three times in the space of 24 hours late last week. The ash, described as “moderate” and “light” by civil protection authorities, fell over the nearby towns of Tetela del Volcan and Ocuituco.
|Deported US Military Veterans Protest in Ciudad Juarez on US Veterans Day|
French Press Agency
A group of Mexicans who served with the US military in Vietnam and Iraq only to be deported held a Veterans Day protest on Saturday in the border city Ciudad Juarez.
|Execution-Style Murders Expose Polygamous Splinter Morman Cult in Chihuahua|
The execution-style murder of three U.S. males – two of them teenagers – has cast damning light on a polygamist Mormon cult in Mexico, following the arrest of its fugitive leader.
|Cloned Cards Leave Earthquake Victims Without Government-Promised Cash|
Mexico News Daily
After waiting for two months to receive government financial aid to start rebuilding their homes, some earthquake victims in Oaxaca got an unpleasant surprise this week when they found their stored-value bank cards were devoid of funds.
|Homophobic ’Ehh Puto’ Chant Breaks Out in Mexico’s House of Representatives|
Gay Star News
An anti-gay slur that Mexican soccer officials are trying to eradicate at national team games has now made an appearance on the floor of the country’s Congress.
|Democrats Abroad Mexico Kicks Off Voting Plans for 2018 US Mid-Term Elections|
Democrats Abroad Mexico
American citizens throughout Mexico have been celebrating a sweeping victory for Democratic Party candidates in state and local elections across the United States this week.
|Coyote Economics: Human Smugglers at Northern Border Are Jacking Up Prices|
US president Donald Trump is yet to lay the first brick of his proposed wall between the US and Mexico, but some smugglers are already pricing it in.
|Drug Cartel’s Grip on Mexican Politicians and Police Revealed in Texas Court Files |
Los Zetas pumped money into elections in the border state of Coahuila but the detailed testimonies have been met with official denial and public apathy.
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