Tagged: Enrique Pena Nieto

Worldwide clamor: Where are they?

Verónica Espinosa 01.01.2013 For over five months they have spread the news throughout Europe and Canada about the disappearance of Ana Belém Sánchez Mayorga, Luis Enrique Castañeda Nava Maldonado and his cousin Diego Castañeda. The members of the group “No Más Víctimas!” (No More Victims!) have pressured Michoacán authorities and…

Open letter to president-elect of a country with 100 dead or missing journalists – Reporters Without Borders

17 OCTOBER 2012 Dear President-Elect Peña Nieto, You are ending a European tour with a visit to Paris before being sworn in as your country’s next president on 1 December. Tomorrow you will meet with French President François Hollande and the next day you will address the Organization for Economic…

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…

Violence and threats against students

Mexico: # YoSoy132 activists report harassment Sara König in Mexico City Even after Enrique Peña Nieto won the presidential election in Mexico, the student movement #YoSoy132 continue their demonstrations against election fraud and big media corporations. But the protests have become more dangerous. More and more the activists are subjected…