Posts Tagged ‘Mexico’

EXCLUSIVE: Human Smugglers Earn $1B from U.S.-Mexico Border in December 2021

Internal U.S. Customs and Border protection documents reviewed by Breitbart Texas report that human smugglers received up to $1 billion in December 2021 alone. On average, migrants claimed to have paid smugglers more than $5,000 per person – with more than 170,000 apprehended in the month. The number is likely much higher considering more than […]

The Zone of Silence – The Bizarre Bermuda Triangle of Northern Mexico

Within the Mapimí Biosphere Reserve, in a place known as the Trino Vertex, lies a patch of desert which has garnered a reputation for strange occurrences. Known as la Zona del SIlencio , or the Zone of Silence, this is a place where compasses spin out of control and radio or satellite signals simply don’t […]

Mexico truck crash: Dozens killed after lorry packed with migrants crashes into bridge

At least 53 people have been killed after a freight truck jammed with as many as 200 migrants tipped over and crashed into the base of a steel pedestrian bridge in southern Mexico. It was one of the worst single-day death tolls for migrants in Mexico since the 2010 massacre of 72 migrants by the […]

53 Migrants Dead, 54 Injured In Truck Crash In South Mexico

TUXTLA GUTIERREZ, Mexico (AP) — A cargo truck jammed with people who appeared to be Central American migrants rolled over and crashed into a pedestrian bridge over a highway in southern Mexico on Thursday, killing at least 53 people and injuring dozens more, authorities reported. The federal Attorney General’s Office said the preliminary estimate lists […]

Post-Conquest Aztec Altar With A Burned Human Unearthed In Mexico City

Archaeologists in Mexico have excavated a 16th-century Aztec altar surrounded by sacred artifacts. While abstract trinkets and incense burners reflected the structure of the cosmos, a giant clay jar contained burned human remains. This was no ordinary Aztec altar, but a sacrificial altar. Researchers from Mexico’s National Institute for Anthropology and History (INAH) discovered the […]

19 Dead, 32 Injured After Mexico Pilgrimage Bus Crash

Why Seed Companies Fear México

Above Photo: Maize drying in San Cristóbal de las Casas, in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas. Mauricio Ramos/IPS. Orange, California – Last month México’s Supreme Court provided hope for biodiversity, especially in the Global South, while flaming fear for seed companies. In a historic step, it ruled for corn advocates and against genetically modified (GMO) corn. The […]

Mexico’s World Bank-Funded Mandatory Biometric Database Raises Serious Ethical and Legal Questions

Mexico’s government wants the biometrics of all its citizens. Given the fragility of its institutions and organized crime’s infiltration of both government and law enforcement, this is a major cause for concern.   Mexico has a serious problem with identity theft. Last year, the country ranked eighth worldwide in terms of the incidence of the crime, according […]

MEXICO LAND OF THE FREE – AN INTERVIEW WITH MEXICAN FREEDOM ACTIVIST CLAUDIA

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DHS Mayorkas Tells Judge to Re-Cancel ‘Remain in Mexico’

President Joe Biden’s border chief is making a second effort to cancel the “Remain in Mexico” (RIM) program because it hinders migrants’ ability to ask judges to let them stay in the United States. The United States is a “nation of immigrants,” border chief Alejandro Mayorkas claimed in a 39-page report that was prepared for […]

Aerial Survey Reveals Hundreds of Olmec and Maya Sites in Mexico

Researchers from the University of Arizona recently completed a groundbreaking and breathtaking aerial survey of large areas of southern Mexico that were once occupied by Olmec and Maya civilizations, the builders of ancient Mesoamerica’s first great civilizations. The survey was groundbreaking because it was the largest aerial imaging study ever carried out, covering more than […]

Remote-Sensing Reveals Details of Ancient Olmec Site in Mexico

Aerial remote-sensing of a large region of Mexico has revealed hundreds of ancient Mesoamerican ceremonial centers, including a large one at an important site for the ancient Olmec culture that is known for its colossal stone heads. The remote-sensing method, called lidar, pinpointed 478 ceremonial centers in areas that were home to the ancient Olmec […]

Mexico’s ‘Tren Maya’ Project Reveals Countless New Sites and Burials

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s ambitious, and highly controversial, Maya Train or Tren Maya project was announced in the winter of 2018. Envisaged as an intercity project that will traverse the Yucatan Peninsula in south-eastern Mexico, it was met with opposition by historical conservationists, the Zapatista guerrilla group, local indigenous peoples, and a significant […]

Biden’s DHS Planning to End Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy, Again

President Joe Biden’s Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is, again, planning to end former President Trump’s “Remain in Mexico” program that successfully reduced asylum fraud and helped eliminate the Catch and Release policy. In June, DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas announced that the agency had officially ended Remain in Mexico — the program wherein border crossers […]

23,000-Year-Old Human Footprints Found In New Mexico Are Revolutionary

Multiple patches of human footprints found alongside a long-vanished Ice Age lake in New Mexico have finally been dated, many years after they were first discovered. Scientists used radiocarbon techniques to test plant samples embedded in the footprints, and much to everyone’s surprise they confirmed the footprints were made by human adolescents and children traveling […]

Indigenous Peoples In Mexico Defend Their Right To Water

Above photo: The Chichipicas spring is one of the San Huitzizilapan indigenous community’s water sources, in the Lerma municipality, in the state of Mexico -adjacent to Mexico City-, where several community systems manage the resource. Emilio Godoy / IPS. Lerma/Coyotepec, Mexico – In the San Lorenzo Huitzizilapan Otomí indigenous community, in the state of Mexico –adjacent […]

Mexico’s Supreme Court Decriminalizes Abortion

Mexico’s supreme court on Tuesday decriminalized abortion, ruling that punishing the act runs against the country’s constitution. “From now on, you will not be able to, without violating the court’s criteria and the constitution, charge any woman who aborts under the circumstances this court has ruled as valid,” Arturo Zaldivar, president of the National Supreme Court […]

Mexico Court Says Criminalising Abortion Unconstitutional

Above Photo: The Mexican court’s decision on Tuesday follows moves to decriminalise abortion at the state level, although most of the country still has tough laws in place against women terminating their pregnancy early. Daniel Becerril/Reuters. ‘This is a historic step,’ Supreme Court justice says of ruling hailed as a major victory for women’s rights. […]

“This Is Big”: 14-Mile Long Oil Spill In Gulf Of Mexico Investigated By Coast Guard

“This Is Big”: 14-Mile Long Oil Spill In Gulf Of Mexico Investigated By Coast GuardPosted on September 6, 2021 By Tyler DurdenThe US Coast Guard is responding to a 14-mile long oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico discovered in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, officials said Saturday according to Bloomberg. The spill, which consists […]

Deadly Quake Hits Southern Mexico, Causing Buildings To Sway In Capital

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck near the Pacific resort city of Acapulco on Tuesday night, killing at least one person and causing buildings to rock and sway in Mexico City hundreds of kilometers away. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake had a preliminary magnitude of 7 and was centered 17 kilometers […]

Mexico Supreme Court Decriminalizes Abortion

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that it is unconstitutional to punish abortion, unanimously annulling several provisions of a law from Coahuila — a state on the Texas border — that had made abortion a criminal act. The decision will immediately affect only the northern border state, but it establishes a historic […]

Christopher Columbus Statue In Mexico City To Be Replaced With 1 Honoring Indigenous Women

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Christopher Columbus is getting kicked off Mexico City’s most iconic boulevard. Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum announced that the Columbus statue on the Paseo de la Reforma, often a focal point for Indigenous rights protests, would be replaced by a statue honoring Indigenous women. “To them we owe … the history of our […]

Mexico’s National Guard detain Haitian migrants as they walked through the southern state of Chiapas

Dozens of migrants on Thursday were detained by officers of Mexico’s migration authorities and the national guard, as they walked through the southern state of Chiapas on their way to the United States. Before authorities started the raid nearly two hundred people were in the group. The group had left Tapachula in recent days after […]

Hurricane Nora Makes Landfall on Mexico’s Southwestern Coast

MONTERREY, Mexico—The U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) warned of torrential rains, life-threatening flash flooding and mudslides as Hurricane Nora made landfall on Saturday evening on the northwest coast of the Mexican state of Jalisco. After making landfall near Vicente Guerrero, the category 1 hurricane has continued northward near the coast, NHC said. Videos posted on […]

Walmartland: How US stores colonizing Mexico are displacing local culture

The historic center of Puebla city, where I live, is a World Heritage site. The main square is flanked by a cathedral which was built in 1575, and the nearby post office, like many buildings in the area, is beautifully decorated in the traditional tiles. But among theses buildings there is also a McDonald’s, Dominos, Oxxo (a Coca Cola store), […]

SCOTUS Rejects Biden Plea to Halt Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) denied a plea from President Joe Biden’s Department of Justice (DOJ) to halt the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) program while a lawsuit brought by Texas and Missouri makes its way through the courts. On Tuesday evening, in a 6-3 decision, SCOTUS issued an order denying DOJ’s request for the […]

At least 8 dead after Hurricane Grace hits Mexico’s gulf coast

At least eight people, including children, have died after Hurricane Grace hit Mexico’s gulf coast, said Cuitláhuac García, governor of Mexico’s Veracruz state. Three more were missing after mudslides and flooding and 330,000 people lost power. The Category 3 storm drenched coastal and inland areas of Mexico after it made a second landfall in two […]

Judge Orders Biden Administration to Resume ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy

A federal judge on Friday said the Biden administration must resume a policy that sees asylum seekers wait in Mexico for their claims to be heard. The Department of Homeland Security “failed to consider several critical factors” before axing the Trump era “Remain in Mexico” policy, U.S. District Judge Matthew Kacsmaryk, a Trump appointee, found. That […]

New Mexico school shooting: Teen dead after shooting outside Albuquerque school

One teen boy is dead and another is in police custody after a school shooting in Albuquerque, New Mexico. “It’s just a terrible day for [Albuquerque Public Schools], a terrible day for this community,” superintendent Scott Elder said during a press conference on Friday. “I want to send out my thoughts and prays to all […]

What happened to Elijah Snow, Texas firefighter who died in Mexico under mysterious circumstances?

Earlier this month, a Texas firefighter’s holiday in Mexico went very wrong. On 19 July, Elijah Snow, 35, a veteran firefighter from the city of Arlington did not return his hotel room in Cancún, where he and his wife Jamie were celebrating their 10-year wedding anniversary. It was his first night away. His body was […]

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