Mexican Immigration Authorities Impede Humanitarian Aid to Central American Migrants

Escrito por  |  3 / December / 2014

Adrián Rodríguez Garcia and Wilson Castro, who provided food and other aid to migrants in Mexico State were shot to death in their pick-up truck on Nov. 23. A criminal gang for its assaults on migrants in the town of Tequixquiac, north of Mexico City, fired a round of bullets into their truck.

In Oaxaca, Caravan of Central American Mothers Calls for Unity of Movements

Escrito por  |  3 / December / 2014

The Mesoamerican Migrant Movement estimates that there are 70,000 to 150,000 disappeared migrants in Mexico. Echoing the cries of “Because they were taken away alive, we want them back alive!” resonating across Mexico with the case of the 43 disappeared students of Ayotzinapa, the mothers chanted in downtown Oaxaca: “Because they came here alive, we want them back alive!”

We Can Pretend Mexico’s War Isn’t ‘Made in the U.S.A.’, But the Numbers Don’t Lie

Escrito por  |  2 / December / 2014

For too many people living in the United States, it has been easy to ignore what’s happening in Mexico. But the plain truth is that the money that’s fueling this war is coming from one place: the United States. And it’s our job to stop it.

Students March for Ayotzinapa and for Their Future

Escrito por  |  1 / December / 2014

Thousands of students marched from Tlatelolco Square, site of the notorious student massacre of 1968, to the Zocalo in Mexico City Nov. 20 in solidarity with the 43 disappeared students of the Rural Teachers’ College in Ayotzinapa, Guerrero. The student march, which included both public and private universities and high schools, followed national strikes organized in 79 universities throughout the country.

Ayotzinapa Protests: Report from Ciudad Juarez

Escrito por  |  29 / November / 2014

On a day when the world protested state violence against the Mexican students of the Ayotzinapa rural teachers college, Ciudad Juarez was no exception.

Because Violence and Sexual Slavery Should be Tried in a Court of Law: No Impunity!

Escrito por  |  26 / November / 2014

We, plaintiffs and supporters of the Sepur Zarco case for justice for sexual slavery, take up the political cause that gave rise to this commemoration. Today, more than ever, we women remember, we reclaim our history and we affirm that we will not turn back. Today more than ever: No to Oblivion. No to Silence. No to Impunity.

REDD, Neo-Colonialism in the Land of the Pataxo Warriors

Escrito por  |  26 / November / 2014

It’s 5 o’clock in the morning, southern cone time, on Oct. 13, 2014. The Pataxo indigenous people of the far southern region of the state of Bahía, in the northeast of Brazil, form three barricades across the BR101 Highway in the region of Monte Pascoal, in the city of Itamaraju, one of the main roads connecting the northern and southern parts of the country.