Mexico
Third round of dialogue process between Venezuelan government and opposition concludes

The recent round of dialogue and negotiation process between the Venezuelan government and the platform of far-right opposition forces began amid conflict with the mediator Norway and concluded without reaching significant agreements

New evidence in Ayotzinapa disappearance case contradicts official version

Almost seven years after the forced disappearance of 43 students of the Rural Teachers’ College in the town of Ayotzinapa, Mexico, the struggle for truth and justice continues as the investigation proceeds slowly

Migrants in Mexico demand solution to migration and refugee crisis

For the past two days, Central American and Haitians migrants stranded in Mexico and migrant rights activists have been carrying out an indefinite hunger strike in the Tapachula municipality to demand authorities respect their rights

Mexico decriminalizes abortion in historic ruling

Mexico’s Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the laws that penalize women and pregnant persons for terminating their pregnancy are unconstitutional. With the historic decision, the country’s top court decriminalized abortions across national territory

Mexican security forces repress migrant caravan, arrest around 100

Since August 28, more than 1,000 migrants have set off on a journey from the Tapachula municipality in Mexico to the US, with the hope to apply for a humanitarian asylum there. In the past three days, the security forces have detained more than 200 migrants

Mexican state of Yucatán legalizes equal marriage

Yucatán becomes the third state, after Sinaloa and Baja California in June, to decriminalize same-sex marriage this year and the twenty-second state to recognize the rights of gender diverse people in Mexico

Mexico’s move to shunt out neoliberal agenda holds lessons for India

Alongside efforts to reclaim control over Mexico’s natural resources, the Andrés Manuel López Obrador government is also planning to recapture control over its Central Bank

Mexico to host talks between Venezuela’s government and opposition

The negotiation talks are crucial as they could provide for a gradual lifting of the US sanctions against Venezuela and its leaders

Majority in Mexico voted to prosecute former presidents, but the turnout was insufficient

According to a quick count by Mexico’s National Electoral Institute (INE), an overwhelming majority of voters voted in favor of investigating former presidents. However, the turnout to make the results of the referendum binding was insufficient

Mexican state of Hidalgo legalizes abortion

With the historic decision, Hidalgo becomes the third state after Mexico City and Oaxaca to legalize elective abortions

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

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