Female Cartel Hit Squad Boss 'La China' Arrested in Baja California
A woman accused of heading a cartel hit squad and who is allegedly responsible for more than 180 violent incidents in the resort area of Baja California was arrested over the weekend in Mexico.
Reckless Investigation Into Mexico Disappearances Exposes Government Cover-Up
Amnesty International
The Mexican authorities’ reckless handling of the investigation into the enforced disappearance of 43 students from the Ayotzinapa teaching school in Iguala, Guerrero a year ago, exposes a scandalous cover-up orchestrated by the highest levels of government, said Amnesty International.
Oxfam International: Inequality Trapping Hundreds of Millions in Extreme Poverty
Oxfam International
More than 200 million people will be trapped unnecessarily in extreme poverty - despite world leaders’ pledge to end it - unless action to tackle economic inequality is accelerated, according to an Oxfam paper published this week.
Mexico Claims Double Victory at Homeless World Cup 2015 in Amsterdam
Mexico raised both the Women’s and the Men’s Homeless World Cup trophies in Amsterdam, making them just the second nation to secure a men’s and women’s title in the same year.
Allison Jackson: Could One Syrian Student Start a Wave of Refugees to Mexico?
Mexico has a proud history of welcoming refugees fleeing war and persecution around the world. Yet the Mexican government has done surprisingly little to help the four million Syrians forced to flee their country’s bloody conflict.
Pope Francis' Homily Calls for 'Revolution of Tenderness' in Cuba
The Los Angeles Times
The pontiff's message in the Sanctuary of the Virgin of Charity of El Cobre was the latest in a series of carefully worded critiques of the Cuban system during his four-day trip
How a Holiday in Mexico Triggered a Couple's Desire to Travel the World - Permanently
The Independent
Seven years ago, Nick Wharton and Dariece Swift had full-time jobs, a mortgage, a car and an average twenty-something life firmly routed in their native Canada. Fast-forward to 2015, and the couple have turned their travels into a lifestyle.
Latino Stars Team Up for 'We're All Mexican' Video
Estefan Channel
The title of the song, “We’re all Mexican” is intended as a metaphor symbolizing that we can all become the victims of racism and bigotry at any moment as Mexicans are experiencing in recent times.

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