Friday, July 20, 2018
International drug policies reflect a bias towards the global north, with damaging consequences for the south.

Mexico: Slim pickings

How can a country where half the population lives below the poverty line, produce Carlos Slim often regarded as the world's richest man?
President Pena Nieto's PRI government is increasingly accused of offering few answers to the many problems facing Mexico.
Recent elections in the Mexican state of Chiapas have seen historic advances by women candidates determined to make the new electoral law on gender parity a meaningful reality
CASA's eighth Latin American Theatre Festival has just finished. Ella Jessel interviews Daniel Goldmann, Artistic Director of Casa 2015.
A Rio-based theatre company brings to London a brave and unique play.
CASA's eighth Latin American Theatre Festival gets under way with Mexican plays from the Lagartijas Tiradas al Sol theatre group and the Colectivo Alebrije.
Half an hour's drive south of Mexico City, the ecovillage of Huehuecoyotl has become a seedbed for visionary and transformative projects.
Renowned Mexican writer Elena Poniatowska reflects on the current situation in Mexico, eight months on from the disappearance of 43 student teachers in Ayoztinapa in the state of Guerrero, and the sacking of a prominent journalist.
The murder of students and the closure of several university campuses in recent months shows how drugs-related violence is a serious threat to Mexico's educational system.

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