The Indigenous Community that Rebelled Against Narcos, Thieves, and Politicians … and Won

Seven years ago, in the southern Mexican state of Michoacán, a community besieged by organized crime and the politicians that enabled it, rose up against those who would do away with their way of life — and through it all inspired a country.

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Central American Migrants Tell MintPress Why They’re On The Move

The chickens have come home to roost. U.S. foreign policy in Central America has led to rampant crime and widespread poverty, giving millions no choice but to leave their homes in search of opportunity elsewhere.

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Lopez Obrador’s Commanding Lead in Mexican Polls Spells End of the Line for Establishment Parties

Polls consistently place the leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, former mayor of Mexico City, as the frontrunner in the 2018 presidential race, signaling an end to two-party rule in Mexico.

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Under the Shadow of Violence and Repression, Mexican Women March for a Change to the System

It is the capitalist system that makes it so this society is so violent, where femicide is becoming a pandemic. We have to march with courage, with anger, to denounce this situation and question this system from its roots because it is not enough to change a deputy, a senator; it is not enough to elect a new president.

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Honduras: Arrest in Caceres Murder a Feeble Attempt at Image Rehab

The behavior of the Hernandez regime is in many ways akin to that of the violent dictatorships that existed throughout the region in the 20th century — regimes that maintained themselves in power through terror.

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