Mexico
Mexican states of Baja California and Sinaloa legalize same-sex marriage

With the historic decision, Baja California and Sinaloa joined the list of 20 states that recognize marriage between people of the same sex with the approval of a reform in the local Congress

From Ayotzinapa to Mactumactzá, Mexican students continue to fight for access to education

The parents, students, teachers and teachers’ unions are calling for unconditional release of all the students who were arrested while protesting for a more fair entrance exam while teachers are demanding the reinstallation of dialogue between the CNTE and the national government

Ayotzinapa 43: Fight for truth and justice continues

The marches were held on Wednesday as a part of the 80th global action for Ayotzinapa and Mexico.

34 candidates assassinated ahead of parliamentary and subnational elections in Mexico

According to the consulting firm Etellekt’s latest report on political violence, so far, 88 politicians have been assassinated since the beginning of the election campaign in September 2020. 34 of them were aspiring candidates for the upcoming legislative, regional and municipal elections in Mexico

Mothers of disappeared children march across Mexico demanding their return

According to the official data, since 2006, when the country’s drug war began, over 87,000 people have disappeared in Mexico

Metro accident in Mexico City to be investigated for homicide

This Monday night, a metro overpass collapsed in Mexico City while a train was passing over it. 25 people died and 79 people were injured. The Mexican government has promised to deliver justice and punish those responsible

Mexican feminists rise up against femicide

36-year-old Victoria was murdered by four police officers, one woman and three men, on March 27.

Protests break out after femicide of Salvadoran migrant Victoria Salazar in Mexico

Several national and international feminist groups and human rights organizations have condemned Victoria Salazar’s murder as well as the racist, classist, misogynist and xenophobic discrimination that reigns in Mexico

Bolivia and Mexico call on OAS to take impartial and non-interventionist positions

The declaration was made in the light of the participation of the OAS in the coup d’état in Bolivia against the democratically elected president Evo Morales in November 2019

Mexico police shoots at anti-femicide protest in Cancún

Three reporters were injured because of police violence, one of them suffering bullet wounds.

Feminists across Latin America demand safe and legal abortions

The struggle for free, safe and legal abortion in Latin America and the Caribbean has been one of the key uniting issues for movements in the region as across the board, access is severely restricted

Feminists march in Mexico City to demand legal right to abortion

Apart from the capital Mexico City and southern province of Oaxaca, in the rest of the country, abortion is illegal.

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