There are good reasons to be cynical about the return of the PRI in Mexico. Even so, when it comes to human rights in Mexico, there’s plenty of room for improvement.
USAID spending often means less security and more violence against women, particularly women human rights defenders.
The governments of the United States and Mexico are using large budget expenses to entangle us in the corrupt politics of arms deals.
Even former Mexican President Vicente Fox has said that “prohibition isn’t working” and that “violence against violence doesn’t work.”
The U.S. vision for Latin America consists of applying Plan Colombia to the region as a whole.
They should seek to strengthen Mexican judicial and civilian institutions while creating jobs and education opportunities for the millions of those without decent jobs.
A march to commemmorate a 1968 massacre looks to the future of Mexico.