Mexico

Miroslava Breach Velducea. Photo courtesy of Patricia Mayorga.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Jan-Albert HootsenApril 24, 2017
Four attacks on reporters in such a short timespan have shocked Mexico, already a country press freedom organizations say is one the most dangerous in the Western Hemisphere for journalists.
"AMLO" campaigns in La Perla, Veracruz on March 25.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Jan-Albert HootsenApril 05, 2017
As next year’s presidential election draws ever closer, former Mexico City mayor Andrés Manuel López Obrador may be the number one candidate.
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"We do not know the reasons why he was abducted. He did not have problems with anyone," Father Angel Vargas Uribe said. "We are not scared."
Politics & Society Dispatches
Jan-Albert HootsenMarch 28, 2017
The education plan for deportees represents one of the first attempts by the Mexican government to pushback against the policies of the new occupant of the White House.
Bishop Ramon Castro Castro of Cuernavaca, Mexico, poses on March 26 in the Assumption of Mary Cathedral in front of an image of St. Christopher from the colonial period. (CNS photo/David Agren)
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Bishop Castro has come under attack from politicians and public officials upset for voicing suspicions of corruption in Morelos, Mexico. The threats, he says, are not dissuading him, though the publicity is causing discomfort.
Mexican Coadjutor Bishop Enrique Diaz Diaz of San Cristobal de Las Casas blesses a new shelter for migrants Feb. 27 on the Mexico-Guatemala border. The shelter will house families seeking asylum in Mexico. (CNS photo/David Agren) 
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A parish on the Mexico-Guatemala border is preparing for Central Americans seeking safety from the gang violence that is gripping El Salvador and Honduras.