Tagged: Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

Independent Mexican journalist Ruy Salgado “El 5anto” is missing

Independent Mexican journalist and blogger Ruy Salgado “El 5anto”, the founder of www.el5antuario.org, has disappeared on 8 September 2012 after he stopped transmitting his online webcast. He was supposed to attend a protest in support of the former presidential candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador, but never showed up.

Mexico election: Drugs war in spotlight in Michoacan

By Will Grant BBC News, Michoacan There is an area of western Mexico called Tierra Caliente. The name is a reference to the soporific and oppressive heat in the region. But in this part of the world, caliente can also mean “dangerous” as well as “hot”. Unfortunately, for many residents…

Abduction of three young persons in Paracho, Michoacan, Mexico

July 22, 2012 in Paracho, Michoacan. Two psychologists, Diego Maldonado Castañeda (34) and Ana Sánchez Mayorga Belém (30) and Luis Enrique Castañeda Nava (28), youth coordinator of the Movimento Ciudadano party, were kidnapped from Hotel Santa Fe in the early hours of Sunday July 22nd. So far the police have…