The World Bank lists Mexico as the 15th most powerful economy in the world, but its wealth has not trickled down to the southern states.
Luis Gómez Romero
Three Mexican governors have been arrested in 2017 after fleeing justice, and nearly 90% of the country’s citizens see the government as deeply corrupt.
This is not the first time Mexico’s government has been accused of spying on and harassing citizens whose activities it finds inconvenient.
A controversial law to officially engage Mexico’s armed forces in fighting crime has human rights groups dismayed.
Joaquin Guzmán is Mexico’s worst ‘bad hombre’, but his extradition to the US won’t stop the Sinaloa Cartel.
US foreign relations have gone online. And the results are not looking good.
A series of unpopular measures by the Mexican president has led to protests across the country with experts speculating a probable ‘Mexican Spring’
Will the US end its aggressive counter-narcotics strategy, which has battered Latin America for four decades?
What has the decade-long frontal assault on cartels achieved?
Beyond the challenges posed by president-elect Donald Trump, Mexico has its own issues with border security, 3,000 kilometres to the south.
Mexico and the US: separated by a river, some fences, and a long history of American racism, the bigotry seems just a repeated tradition.