December 16, 2017

Tag Archives: Mexico

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Mexicans are Migrating, Just Not Across the US Border

US elections surfaced fears of Mexicans crossing into the US. But their numbers are actually in decline. Why are they choosing to stay in Mexico? Two migration experts went there to find out. Read More »

Women Up in Arms

From Mexico to Kurdistan, women resistance fighters have blazed a trail for new gender relations in some of the world's most patriarchal societies. Read More »

Asia’s Growing Ties with Latin America

Asia needs commodities for its dynamic global factory and Latin America has abundant natural resources. Asia needs food for its large population and Latin America has fertile agricultural land. One of the new drivers for business confidence is the spread of free trade agreements (FTAs) between the two regions. Read More »

Obama’s Immigration Action Doesn’t Go Far Enough

All the undocumented farm workers who harvest our food deserve a chance to live without fear of deportation. Read More »

Mexico’s Undead Rise Up

With 43 disappeared student teachers presumed dead, Mexican popular resistance is creating new alternatives to the militarized narco-state. Read More »

Latin America Lures Asia’s Big Powers

Considered as the United States’ backyard for most of the twentieth century, Latin America today is a place where major powers seek to exercise a growing influence and find a steady supply of energy and natural resources as well as markets and investment outlets. Read More »

End of the Lime

My first inkling of the Great American Lime Crisis of 2014 came when I ordered a vodka tonic in Washington, D.C., recently. I didn’t think much about it when my server told me the restaurant was out of limes and offered to garnish my drink with a lemon instead (pass). But when the same thing happened at a bar in ... Read More »