“Dirty War” Between Candidates for Governor Intensifies in Veracruz – by Noé Zavaleta (Proceso)

~ This article was originally published by Proceso on May 17, 2016 ~   Translator’s Note — Tensions are running high — again — in the state of Veracruz. Elections for governor and 50 state legislators take place on June Continue reading

Anabel Flores was murdered because of her work as a journalist, declares the District Attorney of Veracruz. A suspect is in custody – by SinEmbargo Staff

The District Attorney declared that the journalist was murdered because of, “some publications that affected the interests of a group of organized criminals, of which the detainee is a member”, he confirmed in a press conference.  Mexico City, May 3rd Continue reading

A Night of Demons in Tierra Blanca – by Laura Rojas (BlogExpediente)

~ This article was originally published by BlogExpediente on February 3, 2016 ~   Thursday, February 19, 2015. They passed by at midnight. The hooded gunmen, armed to the teeth, turned their pickups on to Highway 145 in search of Continue reading

The Hidden Tomb of Duartismo – by Ignacio Carvajal (SinEmbargo/BlogExpediente)


~ This article was originally published by SinEmbargo and BlogExpediente on November 10, 2015 ~   It is one thing for the Mexican government to prove inept in monitoring and addressing questions of disappearances during the drug war; it is Continue reading