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From 2001 until May 2015 the (Mexican) National Committee of Human Rights (CNDH) received 10,688 complaints of torture and other cruel treatments; on average twice each day. Since 2008 these cases started to increase and reached a critical point in 2011. Some…

Annually Mexico generates 350 million tons of electronic garbage, of which 90% doesn’t undergo any special treatment. With considerable delay The Mexican legislation has categorized it as waste of special handling and not as dangerous waste, leaving the handl…

The Federal Judicial Council  of Mexico (Consejo de la Judicatura Federal) closed the public bid for the construction of the new seat of the Judicial Power of (the State of) Oaxaca to assign it directly to the new contractor: the Army. The Judicial Power argu…

Faced with the fall of petroleum prices, the Federal Government of Mexico announced that the impact on public finance would be minimal given the insurance coverage that would insure that Mexico would continue to perceive 79 US dollars for each barrel sold. Ho…

In recent months it has been said that the economy of the United States has the wind in its sails. The programs of quantitative easing, the federal funds rate close to zero, and the multimillion dollar rescue operations of the banks that are “too big to fail”…

Lacking any evidence of laboratory of its own, the Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risk (Comisión Federal para la Protección contra Riesgos Sanitarios, COFEPRIS) has endorsed the “harmlessness” of the genetically modified corn, tomato, p…

Chilapa, State of Guerrero, Mexico. Last 9th of May around 300 armed civilians –stemming from 15 communities south of that municipality- took the control over the municipal capital, with the indulgence of the Army and Federal and State Police present during th…

Groups of organized crime members confront each other on a daily basis in Northern areas of the State of Sonora. There is a fierce struggle for the control of drugs trafficking towards the U.S. In every clash occurring there are dozen of hitmen armed with AK-4…

The PMI in the hands handles all the sales and purchases of crude oil and its related products overseas, for more than 1.2 trillion pesos and the operations in tax havens of 14 private enterprises 100% in the ownership of Pemex.

In March 2014 the government of Chiapas spent more than 3.9 million pesos to support displaced persons moved away from their land, but failed to attend three urgent cases made visible by the Fray Bartolomé de las Casas Human Rights Center (Frayba).

Until March 2015 in Mexico 25,821 “non-located” (“no localizadas”) persons were officially listed in the National Data Register of Missing and Disappeared Persons (Registro Nacional de Datos de Personas Extraviadas o Desaparecidas, Rndep) of the National Publi…

A mining company of foreign capital put forward a writ of amparo (a constitutional protection mechanism against the abuse of power and the safeguard of fundamental rights of citizens before the State Power) in order not to pay to the State the royalties of 7.5…

Over 45,700,000 pesos were spent by the Presidency of the (Mexican) Republic in 13 events; almost half of the amount was disbursed in just two of them: the Commemoration of the “Shout of Independence” (Grito de Independencia, representing the start of the Mex…

With the absolute endorsement of the administration of Miguel Ángel Mancera an area of 75 thousand square meters of public area of the Sport City Magdalena Mixhuca (Ciudad Deportiva Magdalena Mixhuca) will be privatized for the construction of the new Stadium…

So far in the current Mexican administration the Financial Intelligence Unit (Unidad de Inteligencia Financiera, UIF) presented 174 denunciations before the PGR (Procuraduría General de Justicia, State Prosecutor’s Office)

After having served for 25 years the Cuban Intelligence and infiltrated the CIA in a dozen of countries as well as the US State Department, Pedro Aníbal Riera Escalante confirms in an interview the names of the agents working for the agency in Mexico during th…

The Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (National Institute of Anthropology and History, INAH) is getting the authorization ready for the construction of the New International Airport of Mexico City on the premises of one of the key regions of Mesoam…

The National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) is preparing to issue an opinion that will release property of Reforma Avenue No. 159 to make way for Living Reforma, an apartment tower property of the Living SLVK company. Despite the fact that the pl…

More than 100 thousand waterbirds that inhabit or nestle on the lake Texcoco will be cast out to the of Bordo de Xochiaca area, in order to build the new Airport, in spite of the 250 protected species worldwide as well as other endemic ones present.

The budget destined towards the “National Security” of Mexico is keeping up with its annual great increase. For the current year it will be raised in real terms by 10,42%, despite the announced cuts in other sectors of the Federal Administration, making up to…