Mexico
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.

Families continue to demand justice for the disappeared students of Ayotzinapa

September 26 marked 6 years since the disappearance of 43 students from Ayotzinapa, Mexico.

Six years after the Ayotzinapa disappearances, families continue to demand justice

While the government of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador promised to take action on the case, little progress has been made to overcome the years of evidence tampering and cover-ups done to protect those involved

Mexico’s social movements push for solidarity and alternatives

Magdiel Sánchez Quiroz discusses the increase in violence during the pandemic and the initiatives of solidarity of Mexico’s social movements

As COVID-19 cases surge, Mexico’s AMLO has nowhere to turn

Magdiel Sánchez Quiroz discusses some of the factors behind AMLO’s response to COVID-19 and the criticisms from Mexican social movements to his policies

What explains the COVID-19 surge in Mexico?

Mexico has quickly become one of the hot-spots of the coronavirus pandemic, Mexican activist Magdiel Sánchez Quiroz discusses the different factors behind the increase

Mexico struggles to fight COVID-19

Mexico is the seventh most affected country worldwide by the COVID-19 pandemic and has the fourth-highest death toll in the world

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