Americans are not aware that China is training the Mexican army. The presence of China on our border is the result of lack of planning and self-interest.
Mexico articles on Democracy Chronicles
News about the struggle for better democracy in Mexico. According to Freedom House, Mexico is an electoral democracy and even notes that the Federal Electoral Institute which supervises elections has come to be viewed as a model for other countries. Also check out our section on World Democracy and the Americas.
Mexican journalist Sergio Aguayo Quezada exposed corruption in Coahuila State and instead got a conviction, a dangerous precedent for freedom of expression.
The social climate barometer points to a stormy 2020 that can only be confronted through social action, but there are protocols to follow to be effective.
Democratic presidential candidates are growing increasingly comfortable labeling President Trump a racist or a white supremacist.
Immigration has historically been a controversial issue in the US political discourse. Whether Germans, Irish, Italians, Asians or Latin Americans they have all faced resistance based at worst on racist or nativist attitudes.
New book profiles Ramsey Muñiz’s endurance of close to three decades imprisonment including five years in solitary confinement, as a deeply spiritual man who hasn’t lost his sense of justice.
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s interest in studying human rights around world led to meeting with relatives of 43 students who disappeared in Mexico in 2014.
Mexico vows to better protect threatened journalists, the day after a sports reporter became the latest in a long list of media workers to be murdered.
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Sunday the state had in the past been the main violator of human rights in the country.
Mexican journalist, Santiago Barroso who covered crime and drug gangs in northern Sonora state was gunned down at point-blank range late Friday night.