When a Politician Becomes a Celebrity – by Isaí Lara Bermúdez (Semanario Zeta)

~ This article was originally published by Semanario Zeta on October 6, 2015 ~   Jaime Rodríguez, “El Bronco” seized the spotlight when he became the first independent gubernatorial candidate to triumph in an election. Since then, he has traveled Continue reading

1,560 Years in Jail for the Worst Narco Killing in Mexico City – by Pablo de Llano (El País)

~ This article was originally published by El País on September 28, 2015 ~ The Heavens Case, the largest narco-related killing in Mexico City with 13 young people murdered, now has a sentence: 1,560 years in jail for three perpetrators. Continue reading

The Millions of Pesos that Veracruz sends to Mexico State: Where are they from and who are they for? – by Lilia Baizabal (Plumas Libres)

 ~ This column was originally published by Plumas Libres on May 25, 2015 ~   “Immunity for the great thief, jail for he who robs bread.” – Pablo Neruda It must be asked: what is the purpose of the millions Continue reading

When the Clock Stopped – by Ricardo Vázquez Salazar (alcalorpolitico.com)

~ This column was originally published by alcalorpolitico.com on June 28, 2015 ~   Unfortunate decisions and tyrannical impositions that go against the citizenry; only because they are politically expedient. With the new, patched up Traffic Law—authoritarian and packed with Continue reading