Posts Tagged: Mexico
Forty years after the war on drugs began the fallout from bad policy has had dire consequences both home and abroad.
The disastrous failure of the drug war shows the necessity of a revamped U.S. policy approach.
President Obama's speech in El Paso on May 10 put the immigration debate back on the table. In reaffirming his commitment to comprehensive immigration reform, he attempted to reframe a debate that has been dominated by a focus on security.
Mexican human rights activists have issued an emergency appeal to apply international humanitarian standards in providing relief to more than 150 refugees.
This pact was read by Olga Reyes and Patricia Duarte in Mexico City's Zocalo on May 8th, the last day of the March for Peace with Justice and Dignity. The document will be signed June 10 in Ciudad Juarez.
The Obama administration faces a scandal around a U.S. gunrunning operation to Mexico.
Mexico's House of Deputies has brought the country to the cusp of a police state.
A secret operation to run guns across the border to Mexican drug cartels -- overseen by U.S. government agents -- threatens to become a major scandal for the Obama administration.
The transnational is claiming that its modified seeds are the only solution to scarcity and rising grain prices.
The presidential summit made a show of putting the bi-national relationship back on track - in precisely the wrong direction.