In a Mexican Establishment Rattled by Corruption Scandals, Impunity Reigns
High-profile scandals have brought down powerful politicians and businesspeople across Latin America. In Mexico, however, not a single person has been indicted, much less convicted, for wrongdoing in any of these cases.
Independent Candidates Threaten to Break Grip of Mexico’s Parties in Next Election
America Press
The list of aspirants and independent candidates for the Mexican Presidency is increasing, unlike most political parties, which have failed to establish their representatives for the 2018 elections.
How the Disenfranchised Navigate the World in a Time of Permanxiety
Discrimination has long caused travel anxiety for demographics underserved by the travel industry. Historically, travelers looked to their respective tribes for intel, but the burgeoning friend economy may be reshaping that concept.
Operation Golden Eagle: Homeless, Fugitive Hacker Has Asked for Asylum in Mexico
A homeless and fugitive member of Anonymous asked the Mexican government for "political asylum, sanctuary – and protection from persecution perpetrated by the government of the USA."
Mexico City Plans Earthquake Memorial at Collapsed Building Site
The Associated Press
Mexico City’s government said it plans to expropriate the lot where a seven-story office building collapsed during the Sept. 19 earthquake, and will use it to erect a memorial to quake victims.
Father of Mexican Girl with Severe Epilepsy to Defend Cannabis Oil Before WHO
Latin American Herald Tribune
The father of a girl with severe epilepsy whose case paved the way for the legalization of medical marijuana in Mexico will appear before the World Health Organization to defend the use of a cannabis-derived compound as a treatment for seizures.
Report Shows Government Is ’Gravely Deficient’ in Its Anti-Corruption Plan
A new report indicates that the Mexican government is not doing enough to combat corruption within the country.
Tesla Hooks Up Puerto Rican Children’s Hospital with Solar Power
Elon Musk has used Tesla’s solar panels and battery storage to turn the power back on San Juan’s Children’s Hospital — and he did it free of charge.


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