Saturday, March 17, 2018
How the media use Venezuela links to attack the left, in Spain, Peru and Mexico
There's been a real explosion in obesity and diabetes in Mexico, largely because NAFTA has changed profoundly the country's food systems.
A series of events has been organised this week in protest over the official visit of Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, which begins on 3 March.
In Geneva a UN Committee asks an official Mexican delegation tough questions about the disappearance of the 43 students
The disappearance of 43 student teachers at Ayotzinapa has brought the issue of 'memoria' to the fore. Relatives do not want monuments. "You took them away alive, we want them back alive", they say.
President Obama has nothing to gain, and much to lose, by propping up Mexico’s corrupt President Peña Nieto. With Peña Nieto in Washington today(6 January), it is time for a change of policy.
A media for development organization, providing platforms for dialogue.
While there are great business opportunities for fracking, many are concerned about the cost to the environment and to people’s health.
From Guadalajara, LAB Editor Nick Caistor describes a country built on bones: both ancient and very recent.
Hilda and Mrio González are convinced their son Cesar Manuel is still alive. "The official version is a lie," they say.

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