Category: Mexico

Great Reads Round-Up: March 2-8

Mexico Moves to Save Endangered Porpoise Elisabeth Malkin. The New York Times. Feb. 28, 2015. The Mexican Government will implement a new policy at the end of march to save […] Read More >

Mexico Arrests Zetas Boss, Latest Kingpin to Fall

TOP STORY — Mexican authorities on Wednesday arrested the alleged leader of the notorious Zetas drug cartel — the latest high-profile criminal to be targeted by the government’s “kingpin” strategy. […] Read More >

The Fight for Mexico City’s Future

MEXICO CITY — Around the corner from two taco stands and a small cantina, in an otherwise nondescript section of Mexico City’s Doctores neighborhood, there is an unmarked storefront known […] Read More >

Ex-Governor’s Brother Latest Mexico Corruption Arrest

Top Story — Mexican officials arrested the brother of former Guerrero state Gov. Ángel Aguirre on Tuesday, accusing him of taking some $19 million in kickbacks for construction contracts. Carlos […] Read More >

Forensic Report Casts Doubt on Government Account in Mexico’s Missing Students Case

Top Story — An investigation conducted by a world-renowned team of forensic experts called into question the Mexican government’s verdict on the fate of the 43 students missing since September […] Read More >

Two Confirmed Dead as Latest News on Mexican Maternity Ward Explosion Emerges

An explosion caused by a gas leak at a Mexico City maternity and children’s hospital killed two people and injured dozens more, according to the Borough Chief of Cuajimalpa, where […] Read More >

Mexican Attorney General Officially Declares 43 Missing Students Dead

Top Story — Evidence in the case of the 43 students missing from Iguala, Mexico, since Sept. 26 conclusively proves that they are dead, Attorney General Jesús Murillo Karam announced […] Read More >

Missing Mexican Journalist Found Dead, Mayor Accused of Orchestrating His Death

The body of Veracruz journalist José Moisés Sánchez Cerezo, missing since Jan. 2, has been found on the outskirts of Medellín de Bravo, Mexico, state prosecutor Luís Angel Bravo announced […] Read More >

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Year

In the year since TIME magazine billed him as the savior of Mexico, President Enrique Peña Nieto has watched his public image unravel. Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto spent this […] Read More >

Mexican President’s Conflict-of-Interest Scandal Deepens

Read More: Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto Has Had a Horrible Year Top Story — Further evidence of favoritism involving Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto’s administration and real-estate developers emerged […] Read More >