Sign the petition to end U.S. support and funding to the drug war in Mexico and the United States: “Instead of continuing to waste billions of taxpayer dollars through the Merida Initiative and the Central American Regional Security Initiative, we urge you to join citizens and governments of the region in the search for more just, effective and humane alternatives to the drug war at home and abroad.”
The latest analysis of Snowden leaks from the German magazine Der Spiegel is a bombshell for Mexico. “The NSA has been systematically eavesdropping on the Mexican government for years,” reads the opening line in the Oct. 20 issue.
In Honduras, there is an institutional crisis and society lives in an atmosphere of panic. Isn’t it ironic that we’re being attacked by the same forces the government says are responsible for guarding our personal integrity and our lives?
Senator Patrick Leahy, chair of the Appropriations Committee, blocked release of $95 million dollars in funding for the Merida Initiative, citing the lack of a clear strategy on the part of the U.S. State Department and the Mexican government.