FRIDAY, AUGUST 19 PROGRAM # 7861 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Federal policemen who removed demonstrators that were blocking the roads of Nochixtlán, Oaxaca, testified before a committee of the Mexican Senate on the events that left more than 200 wounded and nine fatalities. One of the officers admitted that he fired his weapon and […]
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17 PROGRAM # 7859 12:00 PM PT The Waters of Wrath. A leader of the Yaqui tribe in Northern Mexico visits California to speak about the major Yaqui River land grab behind the development of the aqueduct to reroute the waters of the formerly mighty river to Hermosillo. Contrary to official accounts, the […]
FRIDAY, AUGUST 12 PROGRAM # 7856 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. After the Mexican army exterminated the guerrilla movement commanded by Lucio Cabañas in southern Mexico, repression intensified. While in the 70s the government issued an amnesty law to release hundreds of prisoners, at the same time it opened the era of the disappeared. This […]
FRIDAY, AUGUST 5 PROGRAM # 7851 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. A citizen denounces the growing number of executions of women and merchants in Ciudad Cuauhtémoc, Estado de Mexico. In this place, street merchants and drivers must pay special fees to organized crime for the “right to use the space”. On top of that, the […]
MONDAY, AUGUST 1 PROGRAM # 7847 12:00 PM PST. Centuries-Old Fight for Water. A leader of the Yaqui Tribe in Northern Mexico talks about the fight of his indigenous people for the right to the waters of the Yaqui River, the stream that sustains life in their ancestral homelands, and his year-long imprisonment after challenging […]
(Español) Tizapa dijo que Hillary Clinton, candidata presidencial demócrata apoyó la Iniciativa Mérida, y aumentó el apoyo al programa mientras fue Secretaria de Estado. Los padres de los desaparecidos sostuvieron que estas armas están matando al pueblo mexicano y que el gobierno las usa para reprimir, matar civiles y desaparecer estudiantes.
MONDAY, JULY 25 PROGRAM # 7842 12:00 PM PST. Mexico Edition. While Barack Obama congratulates Mexico’s president Peña Nieto for blocking Central Americans from crossing into the United States, activists report that migrants constitute the largest group of missing persons in Mexico. Even so, the Mexican government refuses to create a law that would help […]
MONDAY, JULY 18 PROGRAM # 7837 12:00 PM PST. Mexico Edition. The tributary of the Ajajalpa River, and the springs and streams of towns surrounding it, were licensed to the company Comexhidro, which started construction of a hydroelectric plant to supply the transnational company WalMart with electricity. This is the first of 14 self-sufficient projects […]
FRIDAY, JULY 15 PROGRAM # 7836 12:00 PM PT Mexico’s Heroin Market. A conversation with journalist and writer José Reveles about his new book Echale la Culpa a la Heroína. In his investigative work, Reveles reveals that Mexico has emerged as the second heroin producer in the world, and Guerrero state is the top market […]
Almost a hundred municipal authorities from the Mixtec region of the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca are organizing a caravan to Mexico City to demand a peaceful solution in the conflict between the government and teachers who are protesting education reform.