Regions / Mexico
The advance of the homeland security state along the U.S.-Canada border, funded and supported by Congress, seems both uncontroversial - and unstoppable.
The Senate's "Gang of Eight" insists on making immigrant reform contingent upon strictly enforced border control measures.
Current U.S. gun control legislation neglects the opportunity to reduce the flow of arms over the Mexican border.
The war on the narcotraffickers also serves as a pretext for militarizing areas of Mexico that have strong traditions of social resistance.
Part 1 of an interview with "Drug War Mexico" co-author Peter Watt.
A real commitment to security must place human life and public safety above all else--no matter which side of the border you're on.
There are good reasons to be cynical about the return of the PRI in Mexico. Even so, when it comes to human rights in Mexico, there's plenty of room for improvement.
USAID spending often means less security and more violence against women, particularly women human rights defenders.
Mexican families touched by the drug war have brought their Caravan for Peace to the U.S., laying the groundwork for a binational peace movement.
The recent elections in Mexico have created a youth-led movement for change.