2016 Election Preview – by Michael Lettieri (TBI)

This Sunday, June 5, thirteen Mexican states will hold local elections. Many of these elections occur against the backdrop of increasing violence and political corruption. According to Semaforo Delictivo, seven of these states are experiencing increasing homicides (Aguascalientes, Baja California, Continue reading

The Mexico Peace Index 2016, A Cautionary Tale – by Ev Meade and Michael Lettieri

The headline on Institute for Economics & Peace website for the release of the Mexico Peace Index 2016 reads: “For 85% of Mexicans, where they live is more peaceful today than it was in 2011.” In other words, they claim that Continue reading

“My daughter was swallowed by tragedy before she finished school”: Mother of Femicide Victim in Sinaloa – by Revolución TRESPUNTOCERO

~ This article was originally published by Revolución TRESPUNTOCERO on March 31, 2016 ~ Celia’s mother has gone “several” months since she last saw her daughter. “She is dead, like many other women in this community, in this state, and Continue reading