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“El Chapo”‘s (New) Escape

These days the fonda where I usually eat has been packed with Policía Federal officers. The fonda was designated as one of the official restaurants for the troop sent to Oaxaca to contain…..

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Video: These are the Parents from Ayotzinapa

Yesterday, three of the parents of the 43 abducted students from Ayotzinapa, Mexico, who spent over a month touring the United States raising awareness over their plight, were detained by the Mexican authorities……

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A Closer Look at Mexico’s Drop in Violence

The Institute for Economics and Peace recently issued its 2015 “Mexico Peace Index.” The report assesses Mexico along seven indicators—homicide, violent crime, weapons crime, incarceration, police funding, organized crime, and…..

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Chespirito: The Latin American Idol

Mexican actor Roberto Gómez Bolaños died last week, aged 85. Chespirito (which means “little Shakespeare” in Mexican Spanish), as he was known, created, scripted and starred on many successful TV…..