LIKE THIS ARTICLE ? Join our mailing list: Sign up to stay up to date on the latest headlines via email. “Inconvenient Children” Video Unleashes a Viral Political Storm in Mexico The video is spreading like wildfire. April 15, 2012 | A “mockumentary” produced by a non-partisan organization in Mexico called “Nuestro México del Futuro,” [...]
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“Inconvenient Children” Video Unleashes a Viral Political Storm in Mexico The video is spreading like wildfire. April 15, 2012 |
Good times down Latin America’s way The outlook for Latin America remains positive in 2012 – despite reduced Chinese and Indian demand for raw materials.
The health of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez will remain a key issue in Latin America in 2012 [EPA] Perhaps it is becoming obvious that survival in what you could call the modern world involves at least a degree of independence from the global greed of the US growth for itself economy. We have witnessed [...]
The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) is an intergovernmental organization of central banks which “fosters international monetary and financial cooperation and serves as a bank for central banks.” It is not accountable to any national government. The BIS carries out its work through subcommittees, the secretariats [...]
Mexicans Call on Int’l Criminal Court to Investigate Both Mexican State and Drug Gangs by PAUL IMISON Mexico City The same week that a coalition of Mexican activists appealed to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate President Felipe Calderon for war crimes, a leading member of the country’s peace movement was gunned down in [...]
In Mexico, a universal struggle against power and forgetting 10 November 2011 Alameda Park is Mexico City’s languid space for lovers and open-air ballroom dancers: the gents in two-tone shoes, the ladies in finery and heels. The cobbled paths undulate from the great earthquake of 1985. You imagine the fairground sinking into the cobwebs of [...]
Lopez Obrador to run for Mexican presidency Former Mexico City mayor, whose narrow defeat in 2006 triggered protests, chosen as leftist candidate for 2012 election.
Lopez Obrador disputed the result of 2006 elections, which he lost by less than one percentage point [Reuters] Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, the leftist former mayor of Mexico City, will again run for the Mexican presidency in 2012 after his narrow loss in the 2006 election sparked massive protests. The 58-year-old beat the current mayor of the capital in a [...]
Alameda Park is Mexico City’s languid space for lovers and open-air ballroom dancers: the gents in two-tone shoes, the ladies in finery and heels. The cobbled paths undulate from the great earthquake of 1985. You imagine the fairground sinking into the cobwebs of cracks, its Edwardian organ playing forlornly. Two small [...]
An email from Noam Chomsky Noam Chomsky University of Leeds (UCU) – Blog, November 30, 2009 I had a startling experience a few weeks ago. I travelled to Mexico City for talks at the National University, an enormous and very impressive institution with high standards of achievement and scholarship. Entrance is selective, but the [...]