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Spotlight on Chiapas: A conversation with our partner on the ground, Jet Nauta

Read this spotlight on our Reality Tour's Guide Jet Nauta and learn more about the March 18th #GXRealityTour to Chiapas!…

Posted by Global Exchange on Thursday, January 5, 2017




When Morehouse sophomore Alexander Harris traveled in January to Cuba, the psychology major was able to cover two…

March 4, 2016

¿Mision Cumplida? Not exactly.

Taking down bad guys — no matter how big or how evil they are — will not end the horrendous criminal and state violence that has overwhelmed Mexico and Central America in recent decades…

Ted Lewis
January 15, 2016

As I awoke this morning, thinking about the gruesome attacks in Paris last night, I reflected on the cataclysmic mistakes we made after September 11.

I remembered that the French were among those who recognized the dangers of…

Ted Lewis
November 14, 2015

Last June, I traveled to Honduras to confer with civil society leaders about organizing a five-nation, “end the drug war” caravan — all the way from Central America to New York City.

The “caravan” aims to stir debate in…

Ted Lewis
August 27, 2015

Chapo Guzman was no ordinary prisoner. He is the world’s richest drug trader. He spent 13 years after his last prison escape in 2001, using cunning and ruthless violence to build a criminal empire so vast that he made the Forbes list of the world’s richest people. His…

Ted Lewis
July 13, 2015

This week a dozen mothers, fathers, classmates, and teachers of the 43 disappeared students from the Ayotzinapa teacher’s college are launching a major tour to bring their story and demands for justice to 45 cities across the United States.

Ted Lewis
March 19, 2015

When Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto last met with President Obama he was riding a wave of legislative success and media adulation, but terrifying events in 2014 have changed all that.

The two presidents are meeting again…

Ted Lewis
January 6, 2015

Troubling Questions on Role of Military in Ayotzinapa Case as National Crisis Builds:

When Iguala, Guerrero municipal police and masked men in unmarked black uniforms opened fire on unarmed students from the Ayotzinapa…

Ted Lewis
November 20, 2014

Ayotzinapa: Murdered students and the Police-Army-Criminal links of the new PRI.

On October 2, 1968, Mexico’s President, Gustavo Díaz Ordaz, ordered the Mexican…

Ted Lewis
October 22, 2014

This week, St. Louis, MO has again been roiled by protest after the controversial shooting of yet another young black man, this time by an off duty police officer. 

There are so many images of the grief, rage, and conflict that engulfed Ferguson…

October 13, 2014