Time to Rein in the Global Arms Trade

Escrito por  |  13 / June / 2012

Even as the world remains mired in the greatest economic crisis since the Great Depression, one sector continues to thrive: global arms exports. Mexico is the largest new market.

Mexico’s Long and Bloody Electoral Road

Escrito por  |  11 / June / 2012

Mexico’s transition from the 20th century authoritarian state of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) to an uncertain democracy has been a bloody affair. And it continues to be in the 2012 electoral year.

Support Mounts for Salvadoran Gang Truce

Escrito por  |  9 / June / 2012

By Tom Hayden. Longtime gang peace process advocates in Los Angeles announced new support for the 11-week truce called by incarcerated Mara Salvatrucha and 18th Street gang leaders, which has sharply reduced homicides in El Salvador.

Washington DC events

Escrito por  |  3 / June / 2012

Dear friends, I’ll be in Washington DC this week, participating in the presentation of the report “From Survivors to Defenders:  Continue Reading »

Man Arrested in 2006 Brad Will Murder–Finally a Step Toward Justice?

Escrito por  |  3 / June / 2012

The government of Oaxaca arrested Lenin Osorio Ortega as the murderer of U.S. journalist Brad Will today. In a press  Continue Reading »

Mexico’s G20 Summit: In the Eye of the Storm

Escrito por  |  3 / June / 2012

The hopes of Mexico’s president Felipe Calderon to have the European crisis under control before he presides over the G20  Continue Reading »

The Path of the Free Trade Agreement between Colombia and the United States

Escrito por  |  1 / June / 2012

Eight years after negotiations began in May 2004, the U.S.Colombia Free Trade Agreement (FTA) came into force on May 15.  Continue Reading »