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US, Mexico & walls (video)

John Ackerman, professor, columnist and the Mexican Law Review’s editor-in-chief, discusses the economic relationship between Mexico and the United States.

Mexico parents angry at striking teachers (video)

Parents in Mexico’s second biggest city Qaxaca are furious at an ongoing teacher strike.

Deadly lessons: Mexico’s battle over education (video)

Will Mexico’s deadly battle over education standards leave students better or worse off?

Journalist says Mexican gov’t guilty of 5 massacres in 2 yrs (video)

Mexican Federal Police responded with military force to a peaceful teachers’ protest of neoliberal education reforms, leading to at least eight deaths.

What Mexicans think of Trump’s wall (video)

With Donald Trump now having secured the support of enough Republican delegates to win the party’s nomination for the US presidency all eyes are now on his policies.

Mexico’s disappeared: Searching for the Ayotzinapa students (video)

Conflicting findings cast doubt over what happened to the 43 missing Ayotzinapa students.

The Impact of Violence on Mexico’s Economy (video)

Mexico Institute Global Fellow, Viridiana Rios is studying the impact of violence on Mexico’s economy and has come to some surprising conclusions.

Is Mexico a Democracy? (video)

John Ackerman speaks about political violence, corruption and how the Obama administration’s policies towards Mexico are not helping.

Fmr. Mexican President: Trump is ‘False Prophet’ (video)

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox rejected Trump’s claims that the Mexican government can be forced to pay for a wall on the border.

Former US DEA Michael Vigil on the US-Mexico drug war (video)

Michael Vigil, the former chief of international operations for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, spent 13 years working in Mexico.

Professor Richard Falk on sluggish cooperation between US and Mexico (video)

Extraditions are a big part of treaties between countries, and it seems the U.S. and Mexico, despite the slow cooperation in the war on drugs, could be starting to cooperate more on this front.

Interviews from Mexico – Women’s Shelters (video)

Domestic abuse is endemic in Mexico, with all social classes at risk and with wide reaching effects beyond the individual victim.

Interviews from Mexico – Persecution in Paradise

Many are familiar with the crystal waters and high-rise hotels of Cancun, but few know that just a few miles from there, the native Mayan population lives in extreme poverty.

Interviews from Mexico – “Watching them Die” (video)

More than a year after 43 Ayotzinapa students were disappeared and 6 killed in Iguala, Guerrero, there are still many unanswered questions about what really happened.

Trump’s hair stars in new play in Mexico (video)

A group of Mexican comedians decided to offer their own response to Trump’s comments about undocumented immigrants.