Hurricane Patricia In Mexico

Climate change is a new reality that we all now must face.  It used to be that tropical storm events were mostly limited to tropical and/or equatorial areas, but now we are even having significant effects in the northeast of the US, including some of the warmest temperatures on record and several storms that have Read More…

Freedom of the Press in Mexico

In 2014 Mexico was one of the most dangerous places for media workers to be. Freedom of the press in Mexico faced new threats when the Federal Telecommunications and Broadcasting Act was adopted. Journalists and media outlets received multiple attacks, reporters faced police brutality when they covered protests and self-censorship was widespread. The Ley Telecom Read More…

3 Mexican Relief Organizations

Poverty is a huge social problem in Mexico, which is why many relief organizations dedicated to helping the country’s poor and disadvantaged have been created. The Mexican government agency Consejo Nacional de Evaluaci0n de la Politica de Desarollo Social, otherwise known as CONEVAL, estimates that as of 2012, at least 45.4 percent of the country’s Read More…