AMLO and The Mexican Structural Problem

By Eduardo Salcedo-Albaran During the last decade, Mexico has reached unprecedented levels of violence, not only in quantitative numbers but also in qualitative terms. For instance, 2017 was the most violent year recorded in the past two decades, with more than 29,000 violent murders and followed by 27,000 recorded in 2011. Not only various quantitative Read more about AMLO and The Mexican Structural Problem[…]

FUTUROSCOPIO : Exhibition in Rome – 11 June 2018

Futuroscopio On June the 11th will be held the inauguration of the exhibition of the project involving children from Mexico, Bolivia and Colombia. FUTUROSCOPIO is a project promoted by three assocation from  RED Alas – one of the international networks promoted by Libera Against Mafias : SiKanda – Solidaridad Internacional Kanda AC, Oaxaca, (Mexico), APEA – Read more about FUTUROSCOPIO : Exhibition in Rome – 11 June 2018[…]

56/5000 ‘Ninis’ at Risk of Falling into Organized Crime: PGR

In Mexico there are around 300 thousand young people called “ninis” at risk of participating with organized crime, said Pablo Vázquez Camacho, general director of crime prevention and community services at the Human Rights Deputy Attorney’s Office of the PGR. These adolescents, he said, live in states of the Republic where the rate of homicidal Read more about 56/5000 ‘Ninis’ at Risk of Falling into Organized Crime: PGR[…]

Confronting Crimes against Humanity in Mexico

The abduction and disappearance of 43 young Mexican students in September 2014 provoked mass popular protests across the country. Amid reports of corrupt collusion between local politicians, police, and drug gangs, President Enrique Peña Nieto pledged to hold those responsible to account. Yet today, questions about what happened to the students still fester in Mexico’s Read more about Confronting Crimes against Humanity in Mexico[…]