Hurricane Patricia In Mexico

Knowing how Hurricane Patricia affected Mexico could help policymakers prepare for future disasters of this magnitude. The people who talk about global climate change as if it is some threat that humanity will experience in the future are wrong: it is here and it has been here for a long time. The melting glaciers and 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…