Felipe Calderon

Photographers are huddled around a protest on the sidewalk. There are newspapers laid out on the sidewalk, drizzled in red paint to look like blood, while a person wearing a skull mask pretends to lay dead next to them. The words "No mas" are written.

Officials: 2017 was Mexico’s most violent year in two decades


More than 23,000 were murdered in 2017 and more than 190,000 have died in drug-related violence in the last decade as officials battle cartels.

The World

Four kidnapped Mexican journalists remain missing

Arts, Culture & Media
Former Mexican president Felipe Calderon.

The US spied on Mexico’s leaders? So what else is new?

Global Politics

Mexican families left disappointed after government starts new investigations unit

Global Politics

Pope Benedict makes first visit to Cuba

Lifestyle & Belief

Abortion and gay marriage new hot-button issues in Mexico

Since Mexico City has legalized both abortion and gay marriage, these have become politically-charged issues in Mexico.

H1N1 and public health

Health & Medicine

Public health lessons from Mexico’s handling of the H1N1 influenza outbreak — from information transmission to virus transmission.

Stepping up Pressure on Mexican Officials to Find the Disappeared

Conflict & Justice

Tens of thousands of people have disappeared in the last six years of Mexico’s drug war. Their families say the government hasn’t done enough to find the missing.

The World

Mexico’s New President Peña Nieto Set for Inauguration

Global Politics

Mexican President Felipe Calderón officially leaves office this Saturday. Reducing violence will be a top issue facing incoming president, Enrique Peña Nieto.

A Mexican Voter Who Favors Continuity

Arts, Culture & Media

Myles Estey’s profile of a young Mexico City resident who supports the only woman among the major party candidates, Josefina Vazquez Mota of the ruling PAN. Olga Velazquez says she wants to see a continuation of the PAN’s leadership.