Luis Gómez Romero

Senior Lecturer in Human Rights, Constitutional Law and Legal Theory, University of Wollongong.  


Mexican women are angry about rape, murder and government neglect — and they want the world to know

With 1,812 women murdered between January and July this year — about 10 a day — Mexico is Latin America’s second-most dangerous country for women, after Brazil, according to the United Nations. More than 200 Mexican women have been kidnapped so far in 2019.

Vicente Zambada Niebla takes the witness box, at the trial of accused Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, right, in this courtroom sketch

El Chapo trial shows why a wall won’t stop drugs from crossing the US-Mexico border

an illustration of people behind bars

Amnesty for drug traffickers? That’s one Mexican presidential candidate’s pitch to voters.