Tag Archives: Mexico

Uncertainty clouds NAFTA renegotiations

Following the announcement of a breakthrough in the trade talks between the United States and Mexico, economists and industry leaders both have been speculating on what the revised deal means for the continent. On August 27 — more than one … Continue reading

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Celebrating cross-border unity in the age of Trump

The United States and Mexico are more culturally and economically intertwined now than at any point in their histories – even with President Donald Trump clinging to his promise to build an “impenetrable” border wall and make Mexico pay for … Continue reading

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LBC Radio interview about the Aeromexico plane crash

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Prospects for health in Mexico after the presidential election

The country’s president-elect faces a tough challenge to redress the health system, but his stance on corruption might help. Read the article at The Lancet (login required)

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The cartel’s deadly grip on Mexico’s elections

GUADALAJARA, Mexico—There is no escaping the fact that Chapultepec Avenue has changed since the Jalisco New Generation cartel tried to kill the former state prosecutor. Despite enjoying a reputation as one of Mexico’s trendiest locations, business has slowed in the once crowded … Continue reading

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LBC Radio interview about Mexico’s 2018 elections

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Spraying bullets not sunscreen: Violence in Baja California Sur

Baja California Sur – popular with tourists – and drug cartels. You don’t want to be a reporter caught in the middle. Read the article at Index on Censorship (subscription required)

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Index on Censorship podcast interview about violence against journalists in Baja California Sur

I spoke to Index on Censorship about press freedom and violence in Baja California Sur ahead of their forthcoming issue.

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Murky business: A hunt for answers as children fall sick around Mexico lake

AGUA CALIENTE, Mexico (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Eduardo Baltazar is the youngest person in the tiny Mexican village of Agua Caliente to have a kidney transplant, undergoing the life-saving surgery a month shy of his 13th birthday. The boy is … Continue reading

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Mexican church seizes on St. Jude to counter Santa Muerte cult

GUADALAJARA, MEXICO — A few days after a group of armed men kidnapped her 27-year-old son, María set up a shrine to St. Jude Thaddeus at her home in Guadalajara, western Mexico. “I keep photos, candles and holy water at the … Continue reading

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