Mexico

January 24, 2023
Santiago Navarro F for Avispa Midia

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador entered office promising not to grant new mining licenses. But concessions have been authorized in Indigenous territories.

November 6, 2022
John Gibler

Is the Mexican government's dubious new evidence part of another “historical truth?”

October 4, 2022
Lizbeth Hernández

From both sides of the Rio Grande, a grassroots network helps people seeking abortions in post-Roe United States find the care they need.

September 14, 2022
Suhail Gharaibeh

Tomás Zerón de Lucio, a key figure in the forced disappearance and subsequent government cover-up of the Ayotzinapa case, is hiding out in Tel Aviv thanks to his close ties to the Israeli cybersurveillance industry.

September 9, 2022
John Gibler

The arrest of the former attorney general for covering up the state’s role in the disappearance of 43 Ayotzinapa students could be a smokescreen.

September 7, 2022
Chelsea Carrick

The latest mining accident in Mexico's coal region reveals a long history of labor abuse and lack of accountability.

August 19, 2022
Humberto J. Rocha and Madeline McSherry

A mayor’s edict in the Cuauhtémoc neighborhood of Mexico City whitewashes rótulos, the iconic designs of street vendors that have adorned city streets for generations.

August 16, 2022
A.S. Dillingham

The Guelaguetza is often a site of politics and protest. This year, one survivor denounced state complicity in the country’s rampant gender violence.

June 25, 2022
Daniela Rea

Veracruz is one of seven states that has decriminalized abortion in Mexico. With obstacles to access, many collectives accompany and defend the right to choose (or refuse) maternity.

June 8, 2022
Carole H. Browner and Gustavo Leal Fernández

Upon taking office, López Obrador promised to transform Mexico’s health care system and provide long-promised universal coverage.

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