Monthly Archives: April 2015

Report implicates federal police in civilian murders

An investigative journalist has reported that security forces executed at least 16 unarmed civilians during a confrontation in the western state of Michoacan in January. The report, which was presented by Mexican journalist Laura Castellanos, puts into doubt the government’s … Continue reading

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Green Party’s tactics expose fragile state of Mexican democracy

When Josefina M. was cold-called by the Green Party of Mexico (PVEM), she politely responded to their telephone survey, answering questions on crime, education, jobs and other issues. She was careful not to give out her address or any other … Continue reading

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Johann Hari: on the U.S. drug war fought to the last Mexican

In 2011, British journalist Johann Hari was at the top of the journalistic pile. Sharp, brave and energetic, he was the Independent’s best-known columnist and named by the Daily Telegraph as one of the most influential left-wingers in Britain. Yet a … Continue reading

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