March 24, 2015

In his report, Méndez stated that torture is an everyday tool used by the authorities in Mexico to obtain confessions from detainees, such as social activists and journalists. Many reported being detained by men in plain clothes, sometimes...

March 19, 2015

Nava González’s daughter made statements to the community in response to the deaths and kidnapping of her family in the last three years. At her mother’s burial in her hometown of Pochutla, Vanessa Quiñónez Ramírez proclaimed, “We will...

March 12, 2015

On March 12, 2015 Justice in Mexico presented the results of its latest Justiciabarómetro survey, titled: Diagnóstico integral de la policía municipal de Tijuana (in Spanish), developed in collaboration with the Institute...

March 11, 2015

The OASIS program is coordinated by Justice in Mexico, a long-standing rule of law initiative based at the University of San Diego. The program is intended to provide trainings to advance the implementation of Mexico’s new criminal justice...

March 5, 2015

(posted by kgrbavac) On Wednesday, March 4, 2015, Mexican officials arrested Omar Trevino Morales, the reputed boss of the Zetas Cartel. Morales is better known as Z-42 in drug trafficking circles. Omar Trevino Morales was arrested near...

March 5, 2015

Members of the State Coordinator of Educators (Coordinadora Estatal de Trabajadores de la Educación, CETEG) are coordinating a mass march to take place on March 11, 2015, in Chilpancingo, Guerrero. In a press conference, CETEG leader Manuel...

March 1, 2015

Following an extended period of intelligence gathering, Mexico’s Federal Police (Policía Federal, PF) on Friday, February 27 arrested Knights Templar Organization (Caballeros Templarios, KTO) leader Servando Gómez Martínez, “La Tuta,”...

February 28, 2015

A distribution center for the newspaper Reforma was attacked early in the morning of February 15 in Tlalnepantla, near the border with the municipality of Naucalpan, in the State of Mexico (Estado de México, Edomex). The attack occurred at...

February 8, 2015

02/09/15 (written by cmolzahn) - On February 6, a federal tribunal in Jalisco, Mexico absolved Sandra Ávila Beltrán (54), dubbed “Queen of the Pacific” by the Mexican government, of the money laundering charges for which she has served a...

February 5, 2015

Mexico recorded more cases of disappearances and missing persons in the year 2014 than any other year on record in Mexican history, according to statistics released in November 2014 by the National Registry of Missing or Disappeared Persons...