July 3, 2020

07/02/20 (written M MacGregor)- A day without any women in Mexico was the idea of feminist leaders on #UnDíaSinNosotras (#ADayWithoutUs), in which they showed their power through their absence in society. This strike took place after...

June 30, 2020

Justice in Mexico, a research-based program at the University of San Diego, released a working paper by Héctor Esteban García García entitled, “¿Dónde están los datos? Reflexiones, conclusiones y retos en la compilación de indicadores...

June 30, 2020

Municipalities in the State of Guanajuato. Source: Wikimedia Commons. 06/30/20 (written by kheinle) – Tension and violence is growing in Guanajuato, already the country’s most violent state, after police arrested several family members of...

June 26, 2020

06/26/20 (written by RKuckertz)- In the early hours of Friday, June 26, a group of at least twelve individuals attacked Mexico City’s secretary of public security, Omar García Harfuch, and his convoy in the Lomas de Chapultepec neighborhood...

June 25, 2020

06/25/20 (written by JHale)- In a widely circulated video online, a coffin emblazoned with a glossy image of Our Lady of Guadalupe lies adjacent to a makeshift soccer goal. A young man passes a ball so that it ricochets off the coffin and into the...

June 25, 2020

President López Obrador speaks at the conclusion of the "March Rally in Defense of Oil" in Mexico City in 2013. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. 06/24/20 (written by kheinle) – A new report finds that Mexico is faring no better in combatting...

June 23, 2020

Overview 06/16/20 (M MacGregor)- According to a survey by the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía), or“INEGI”, 7 out of 10 women in Mexico have experienced violence at some point in...

June 18, 2020

Authorities respond to the scene where Judge Uriel Villegas Ortiz (pictured to the right) and his wife, Verónica Barajas, were murdered. Photo: El Pais. A federal judge and his wife were killed on June 16, 2020 in Colima, Colima. Around...

June 12, 2020

Photo: ROCIO VAZQUEZ/AFP via Getty Images 06/12/20 (T McGinnis) - 2019 represented the most dangerous year on record for women in Mexico, according to Mexico’s Secretary General of National Public Security (SESNSP). Femicide, a crime that...

June 12, 2020

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador at the inauguration of the National Guard in 2019. Photo: Cuartoscuro. 06/12/2020 (written by kheinle) – President Andrés Manuel López Obrador took steps to further institutionalize the military in...