News Updates

(Press Release in English) Global Exchange release a ground breaking study on Colombia's main welfare program "Familias en Acción," and its relation to the current electoral process.
June 14, 2010
Mexican President, Felipe Calderon, sent federal police to end the three-year standoff by miners in the Cananea copper mine. The stand-off had become a symbol of the general standoff between unions...
Laurence Iliff
June 8, 2010
BBC NEWS Thursday, May 20, 2010 Mexico's president has told the US Congress that he is confident his country will win its fight against drug gangs with cooperation from the US. Felipe...
May 20, 2010
American FBI agents have been sent to the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez to investigate the deaths of three US citizens. Three people connected to the consulate were killed in drive-by...
May 16, 2010
By Laura Carlsen CIP Americas Program Tuesday, May 11, 2010
By Laura Carlsen
May 11, 2010
MEXICO CITY — Armed men raided two hotels in the center of Monterrey, Mexico’s industrial capital, early Wednesday morning, hauling away four guests and as many as three staff members and sending a...
April 21, 2010
MEXICO CITY — When Margarita Zavala, the wife of Mexico’s president, is reminded that newspapers here all ran front-page photographs of her attending a recent memorial service for two university...
April 19, 2010
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Their presidential husbands establish official policy and formally pledge bilateral cooperation, but first ladies are often the ones who can most effectively draw attention to...
April 15, 2010
The US is freezing funding for a "virtual" fence designed to detect people illegally crossing the Mexico-US border, after a series of problems.
March 17, 2010
Gunmen killed a police chief and two officers Thursday in the same western town where a human head was dumped a day earlier.
January 28, 2010