It’s a prime example of the ostentatious and unapologetic wealth of the country’s rulers at a time when half of all Mexicans live in poverty.
What was this child going through? Would anything have been able to help him as an individual? How many others like him are there?
But the level of monitoring seen in the US has not yet arrived in Mexico
For women, femicide is a grim reality that won’t cease if it’s not acknowledged and taken seriously.
With every state police force lacking in numbers and many municipal forces dwindling as well, what we can do to recruit good, qualified officers?
Orizaba shows that most urban planning and maintenance is best done by the people who live in the communities, as they know best their unique needs.
If we’re going to create a more equal and just society, we can’t allow certain people to make their long list of “endless” mistakes consequence-free.
In the U.S., men and women alike squirm upon seeing an unsolicited breast, and this reaction seems to be spreading to Mexico.
Non-medical treatments can work but it’s hard to listen to otherwise educated people preach about the dangers of modern medicine.
A tiny sliver of the population identifying as a gender that doesn’t “match” the sex they were born with poses no threat to anyone.
A water crisis can only really be addressed by fixing the issues that make the distribution so problematic in the first place.
For the most part, Mexicans are charmed when non-native speakers at least try to speak their language.They’re patient and encouraging and try to be helpful.
Celebrating Day of the Dead keeps the memories of our loved ones alive — how they shaped us, influenced us, taught us and loved us.
The whole operation was a disaster — that’s obvious — but in the face of that disaster, they did what they needed to do to end it.
Gender-based division of labor traditionally kept people healthy: there was someone there to make several meals a day with fresh and healthy ingredients.
The root of opposition to admissions exams seems to be the belief that only those who go to college get jobs with a decent salary. That is the real scandal.
Unlike some of the various large pro-life organizations active in Mexico, most reproductive rights organizations seem to be homegrown.
Thousands of women are serving sentences for abortions or suspected abortions, and many are poor and uneducated with few resources.
In the United States strict traffic laws enforced by an active police force and videos of gruesome deaths in driver education class are pretty effective.
If we legalize and regulate its medical use we can prevent those patients from becoming addicted to much stronger and more harmful substances.
Mexico’s once shining social security system is admittedly in a rickety state but at least everyone can eventually get the medical help they need.
Desperate times require desperate measures: some thoughts on what is being or could be done to blunt the impact of greed, apathy and poor decision making.
The more attention crimes receive, the more likely they will be taken seriously by both the justice system and by society at large.
The presence of illegal guns is a direct result of the United States’ lax gun laws and its refusal to track where those guns end up.
Should original artists be flattered that their work is admired and deemed worthy of mass production, or irritated that it’s being copied and then sold?