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Emergency measures haven’t slowed rising violence against women in Mexico State

One year on from the declaration of a “gender alert,” things are looking as bad, or even worse, for women in Mexico’s most populated state.
Alan Hernandez
7.28.16
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The Pope Tells Mexicans to Open Their Eyes to Injustice

Pope Francis has had some harsh words for Mexico's political and church establishment in the first two days of his six-day visit to the world's second most populous country that is beset by social and security woes.
Jo Tuckman
2.14.16
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Pope Francis Touches Down in Mexico Today, But John Paul II Still Gets All the Love

In his first visit to the world's second most Catholic nation, the Pope will visit many troubled parts of the country.
Nathaniel Janowitz
2.12.16
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Governor Requests ‘Gender Alert’ in Mexican State Suffering Wave of Women Killings

Gov. Eruviel Avila's request for special protocols in the cases of women killings was met with muted approval from advocates. The issue is the subject of a recent VICE News documentary.
Daniel Hernandez
7.10.15
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Could History Repeat Itself with Mexico City’s Ambitious Airport Plan?

Mexico wants to begin operating the new capital airport by 2020, but opposition figures, environmentalists, and the community of San Salvador Atenco are already crying foul over the project.
Andalusia Knoll
7.1.15
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Word of Bodies in Canal Stirs Outrage Over Mexico's Mass Graves and Missing

A Mexican congressman claims 46 bodies have been pulled from the shallow canal in Ecatepec — a sprawling suburb of Mexico City.
John Holman
10.17.14