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A woman paints the name of a victim of the Mexican drug war onto a body outline as part of a memorial for those killed

A woman paints the name of a victim of the Mexican drug war onto a body outline as part of a memorial for those killed.

New report highlights Mexico's homicide rate

11/05/2017 09:32

Mexico's homicide rate, exceeds many nations at war.  A report just out show the drug cartels are killing at significantly increased rates in murderous power struggles.  

Mexico's former Veracruz state Gov. Javier Duarte, center.

Mexico's former Veracruz state Gov. Javier Duarte, center, is escorted by agents of the local Interpol office inside a police car as they arrive at Guatemala City

Former Mexican Governor arrested for corruption

16/04/2017 16:12

A Mexican former State Governor accused of massive corruption and organized crime has been arrested in neighbouring Guatemala. James Blears with the details.

A baby holds a bunch of flowers at a vigil in Trafalgar Square the day after an attack in London

A baby holds a bunch of flowers at a vigil in Trafalgar Square the day after an attack in London

Mexican bishop: ‘Silence means complicity in abortion’

27/03/2017 16:40

“Silence in the face of the suppression of unborn life makes us complicit in the crime of abortion.” That, in synthesis, is the message of the Mexican bishops in a communique sent on the national ‘Day for Life’ celebrated on 25 March, the Solemnity of the Annunciation.

 

A portion of the currently existing border wall between the United States and Mexico

A portion of the currently existing border wall between the United States and Mexico.

Archdiocese of Mexico: Working on border wall immoral

27/03/2017 14:47

Mexicans who help build the much vaunted “border wall” along the frontier with the United States would be acting immorally and considered as traitors, according to the Archdiocese of Mexico.

Daniel Ramirez Medina

Daniel Ramirez Medina

Mexican detained in US despite work permit

15/02/2017 19:06

The fate of Daniel Ramirez Medina, who`s been detained in Washington State, and is being held, in spite of being protected from deportation by US Law, will determine the futures of tens of thousands who were brought to the United States as children, by undocumented parents. 

Honduran migrants near the Mexican border in Sonora State. Hundreds of Central American and Mexican migrants attempt to cross the US border daily.

Honduran migrants near the Mexican border in Sonora State. Hundreds of Central American and Mexican migrants attempt to cross the US border daily.

Tex/Mex border Bishops vow to build bridges rather than walls

15/02/2017 14:40

US and Mexican border Bishops have vowed to continue to follow the good example of Pope Francis and seek to construct bridges rather than the walls of exclusion and exploitation.Their promise came in a  joint statement released by Bishops of the border between Texas and Northern Mexico.

U.S.-Mexico border fence

A woman looks through the border fence separating San Diego, California, from Tijuana, Mexico

Anti-migrant legislation is "deporting the heart of America"

02/02/2017 16:52

American theologian Father Dan Groody, C.S.C. believes that building walls and banning immigrants means “deporting the heart of America” and “letting the politics of fear rule us”. 

An artist paints a part of a section of the wall separating Mexico and the United States, in Tijuana

An artist paints a part of a section of the wall separating Mexico and the United States, in Tijuana

Mexico fights back

29/01/2017 18:53

Prominent Mexicans are urging the Government to prepare a robust response to the proposals of President Donald Trump, to hit back against plans to build a Border Wall and to tax Mexican goods to pay for it.