October 21, 2020

Local Farmers flooding La Boquilla dam to prevent the National Guard from opening the dam valves. Image: Mexico News Daily 10/21/20 (written by mlopez) The protests in La Boquilla, Chihuahua have turned violent within the past month as the...

October 20, 2020

10/20/20 (written by kheinle) – President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is throwing the weight of the Supreme Court (Suprema Corte de Justicia de México, SCJN) behind a referendum to address past cases of criminal conduct, specifically that of...

October 19, 2020

10/19/20 (written by rkuckertz) – In a move that shocked Mexican citizens and officials alike, U.S. authorities arrested former Mexican defense minister Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda on Thursday, October 15 just after he arrived at Los Angeles...

October 9, 2020

have been particularly impacted in the wake of pandemic austerity measures. Budget cuts to Indigenous and Afro-Mexican Women’s Shelters (Casas de la Mujer Indígena y Afromexicana, CAMIs) have led indigenous women to mobilize and...

October 1, 2020

10/01/20 (written by emarinoni) – Introduction The draft budget proposal delivered to the Mexican Congress by the Minister of Finance Arturo Herrera Gutiérrez on September 8, 2020 proposes increased spending for security and peace, in...

September 30, 2020

that allows several benefits that were not possible under the traditional system. In order to select the cases to compare, García Cruz developed a methodology that consisted in finding cases from both criminal justice systems that were as...

September 24, 2020

09/24/20 (written by mlopez) - Nuevo Léon’s penal system has been facing critique as the protocols and adherence of inmate rights are being questioned by locals and authorities. The prison system in Mexico has long had its issues with...

September 22, 2020

While rising feminist protests in Mexico during the early months of 2020 were hampered by the coronavirus pandemic, feminist collectives have begun mobilizing again by occupying two nationally-recognized human rights facilities. Mexico...

September 15, 2020

Margarita Zavala and former President Felipe Calderón. Photo: Mexico Daily News. Mexico’s National Electoral Institute (Instituto Nacional Electoral, INE) made waves in early September when it denied the formation of a new political party....

August 31, 2020

Protestors in the famed National Palace in Mexico City during a demonstration in August to support calls for justice, accountability, and protections for women. Photo: Edgard Garrido, Reuters. Femicides continue to increase in Mexico,...