Wednesday - Jul 18, 2018

Latin Briefs

  • Mexicans protesters block highway demanding justice

    Mexicans protesters block highway demanding justice

    by the El Reportero’s wire services Salazar community people, in Ocoyoacac Mexican district, demand today to know where several neighbors are, because they were abducted by the military and still their location is unknown. The first action adopted by protesters was to block Mexico-Toluca highway, and requested authorities to find their location and ask that

  • 12,000 child porn sites identified in Mexico

    12,000 child porn sites identified in Mexico

    by the El Reportero’s wire services Mexico has been the world’s largest distributor and the second-largest producer of child pornography for at least half a decade, and a new report on the situation suggests nothing has changed. The federal Congress called on state governments to strengthen their efforts against it after a report by the federal

  • Mayors, local officials ask Trump to defend DACA

    Editor’s Note: San Francisco is part of a coalition that signed onto a letter to President Trump, asking him to defend the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program from a potential court challenge led by Texas. by Rafael Bernal, The Hill WASHINGTON – Over 100 mayors and county officials from 35 states issued a

  • Have Mexico and the CIA united against Venezuela; has Mexico thrown aside its historical doctrine Estrada?

    Have Mexico and the CIA united against Venezuela; has Mexico thrown aside its historical doctrine Estrada?

    by The El Reportero’s wire services and Marvin Ramírez The government of the president Enrique Peña Nieto starkly abandoned its traditional foreign policy doctrine Estrada after announcing its collaboration with the US government in its announced sanctions against Venezuela. Estrada doctrine The Estrada Doctrine is the name of Mexico’s core foreign policy ideal from 1930

  • Guerrero ejidos create self-defense force

    Guerrero ejidos create self-defense force

    But armed forces have agreed to mount operation against a local crime gang by the El Reportero‘s wire services It wasn’t long after the establishment of yet another self-defense group in Guerrero that representatives of the armed forces met with its leadership and agreed to go after local criminals. The spokesman for the new United

  • Increased cases of child abuse in Guatemala

    Increased cases of child abuse in Guatemala

    by the El Reportero’s wire services A total of 708 cases of child abuse were reported so far in Guatemala by the Judicial Organization, said the newspaper La Hora on its website. In 2009, when the crime ‘Abuse against minors’ was included in the ‘Law against sexual violence, exploitation and human trafficking’, 26 cases were

  • Mexican  population grew more than a million in  one year

    Mexican population grew more than a million in one year

    by the El Reportero’s wire services The Mexican population has grown one percent in one year, equivalent to 1,200,000 inhabitants, and reached 122,300,000 people by late 2016, it was reported today. The data correspond to the last national household survey conducted by the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI), according to which women predominate

  • Mexico just legalized medical pot

    Mexico just legalized medical pot

    One year after Mexican President Peña Nieto began speaking out and criticizing the global drug policy, Mexico has now legalized marijuana for medicinal purposes by Rachel Blevins The Free Thought Project As a growing number of individual states in the U.S. stand up to the federal government on marijuana prohibition, Mexico legalized medical marijuana nationwide

  • 10,000 march to protest  elections in Mexico

    10,000 march to protest elections in Mexico

    Demonstrators call for rerun of Coahuila governor’s vote by the El Reportero’s wire services The winner of the governor’s election in Coahuila has been declared but opposition candidates and their supporters continue to press for a rerun of the June 4 vote. On Sunday, an estimated 10,000 people demonstrated in the streets of Torreón, marching from Alameda

  • Mexico: PRI lost almost half of the votes vs. 2011 election

    Mexico: PRI lost almost half of the votes vs. 2011 election

    Morena took 1,786.000 – 56 percent from PRI by the El Reportero’s wire services Governor elections in the State of Mexico, Coahuila and Nayarit meant a decrease in the number of votes obtained by the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), according to results at hand today. When comparing the number of votes and the percentages of