Drug War

“The Other Ayotzinapa”: Organizing Against Feminicide in Mexico

Escrito por  |  13 / March / 2015

As the demand for justice for the 43 disappeared Ayotzinapa students continues in streets worldwide, the epidemic of violence against women grows and justice for its victims remains relegated to a labyrinth of impunity, inefficiency and government indifference.

Americas Program Policy Report: Border Drones a Financial and Policy Bust

Escrito por  |  10 / February / 2015
MQ-1 Predator

The CBP drone program’s lack of effectiveness, absence of a clear mission focus, gaping cost-benefit disjuncture, and failure to demonstrate comparative advantage over other aerial assets underscore that it is time to not only limit the program, but to shut it down.

Evidence the DEA Attempted to Alter Testimony on Drug War Massacre in Honduras

Escrito por  |  26 / January / 2015

Clara Wood, survivor of the DEA-Honduran Drug War Massacre in Ahuas that took the life of her 14-year old son, declared that she has been pressured to alter her account of events by members of the U.S. government.

Obama Should Not Prop Up Mexico’s Corrupt President

Escrito por  |  5 / January / 2015

President Obama has nothing to gain, and much to lose, by propping up Mexico’s corrupt President, Peña Nieto. Peña Nieto will be in Washington on Tuesday, seeking to bolster his support in the United States as it rapidly unravels in his own country.

Led by Latinos, US Cities Organize to End Plan Mexico and Support Ayotzinapa

Escrito por  |  5 / January / 2015

While Peña Nieto and Obama will discuss plans to fortify the bilateral security agenda, which to this date has caused over 100,000 deaths and 24,000 disappearances in Mexico in the last 8 years, citizens of both countries are demonstrating that a transnational organized effort to push for and achieve justice is not only possible, but well under way.