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Mexico Counts Missing on Day of the Disappeared

...of suspects.” Three months before the disappearances in Tamaulipas, the United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances visited Mexico and conducted meetings with federal and local authorities,...

Colombia is no Lesson For Mexico (Part II)

...choice) the enemy combatant during a previous takeover of the region. This has not happened to such an extent in Mexico, nor can it. Innocents have died in Mexico,...

Disappearances at US-Mexico Border Highlight Persistent Insecurity

...of Disappearances in Mexico View Disappearances in Mexico in a full screen map One city in Tamaulipas, Ciudad Mier, had a staggering rate of 1,855 reported missing or disappeared...
Mexico needs more than soldiers on the street to combat organized crime

GameChangers 2016: After Decade-long Drug War, Mexico Needs New Ideas

...Administration (DEA) now think the CJNG is currently one of Mexico’s most powerful criminal organizations. Increasing infighting this year between Mexico’s criminal groups, old and new, could explain why...
A memorial to Miroslava Breach - one of four journalists killed in Mexico in 2017

Political Culture in Mexico Delays Justice for Murdered Journalists

...concept yet to be embraced by some members of Mexico’s political class, who pose as much of a threat to the media in Mexico as organized crime. (Map courtesy...
Families demand answers in disappearance cases

Why Is Mexico Rejecting UN Findings on Disappearances?

...now.” Another point of contention is the CED’s allegations that enforced disappearances are a widespread problem in Mexico, while the Mexican government maintains that many of the country’s disappearances...

‘War on Drugs’ a Recipe for Rights Abuses in Mexico

...is possible to assert that an exponential increase in disappearances is one of the unforeseen effects of the ‘war on drugs’ in Mexico. Arbitrary Executions Another problem that Mexican...

Lack of US Gun Control Provokes Record Bloodshed in Mexico

...in the United States. This comes as Mexico, a country with the third most gun-related deaths in the world, continues to see historic levels of violence. In 2017, Mexico...
Mexico only investigates 1% of forced diappearences

Report Highlights Rampant Impunity in Mexico Forced Disappearances

...with disappearances in Mexico (WGEID) — stated that systematic impunity was a major factor contributing to the high prevalence of forced disappearances. Dulitzky also identified a lack of investigation,...
A poppy in Mexico. by Deborah Bonello

Mexico Publishes Poppy Cultivation Data for First Time

...government estimates for poppy crops in Mexico — were the result of a three-year research project carried out using a methodology developed jointly with the UNODC. SEE ALSO: Mexico News...
Former Mexico Gov. Javier Duarte after his arrest in Guatemala in April 2017

Mexico Arrest of Fugitive Ex-Governor Is Result of Politics, Not Ethics

...PRI). During his tenure as governor, which began in December 2010, Duarte oversaw a spike in drug-related violence and disappearances. The International Crisis Group recently described Veracruz as Mexico’s...
Guerrero police were involved in 100 disappearances over the last two years

‘Police Behind 100 Disappearances in Guerrero, Mexico

...Authorities have reported at least 100 disappearances involving police in the southwest state of Guerrero, Mexico, an indication that the abduction of over 40 students last year, which caused...