News & Analysis

Mexico News and Analysis: Oct 26 - Nov 8, 2009

1. SME calls for national strike
2. Federal Budget increases taxes
3. New President for the National Human Rights Commission
4. US agents working in Mexico
5. Debt reaches 44% of GNP

Mexico News and Analysis: October 19-25, 2009

1. SME convenes national resistance movement
2. Federal Budget debates
3. Chiapas cancels elections
4. calderon allows cultivation of GMO corn
5. US arrests cartel members

Mexico News and Analysis: October 12-18, 2009

1. Electrical workers mount struggle for jobs

Mexico News and Analysis: October 5-11, 2009

1. Calderon attacks Electrical Union

Mexico News and Analysis: Sept 28 - Oct 4, 2009

1. Militant October 2 demonstrations across the country
2. Popular leader KIDNAPPED/arrested in Chiapas
3. Arrest in bank explosions
4. Narcotics generate billions each year
5. Atenco police retain immunity from prosecution
6. Poverty increases under Calderon
7. Armed thugs attack teachers in Morelos

Mexico News and Analysis: September 21-27, 2009

1. organizations denounce tense situation in Chiapas
2. Special Investigator exonerates federal police in Atenco
3. Chavez confirmed as new Federal Attorney General
4. Violent evictions in Veracruz and Tampico
5. One death each day crossing the border

Mexico News and Analysis: September 14-20, 2009

1. Paramilitary attack leaves two wounded
2. Attorney General investigates mothers of femicide victims
3. Calderon initiates model rural village
4. Economy shrinks seven percent
5. Border wall a waste of money

Mexico News and Analysis: Sept 7-13, 2009

1. Calderon announces changes in administration
2. Calderon proposes budget

Mexico News and Analysis: Aug 31 - Sept 6, 2009

1. Worst drought in half a century
2. Drug-related deaths – in US
3. Debt reaches US$360 billion

Mexico News and Analysis: August 17-30, 2009

1. Anti-kidnapping chief suspended
2. State re-writes history
3. Documents prove government-paramilitary link in Chiapas
4. Mexico decriminalizes drug possession for personal use
5. ORGANIZATIONS document human rights abuses