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Homages to Stephen Hawking in Latin America's Media Show How Mourning for the Scientist Transcends Borders

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 21:09:27 +0000

"Everybody knew about Stephen Hawking's cosmic brilliance, but few understood it. Not even first-class astronomers."

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Why Isn't Mexico's Government Surveillance Investigation Moving Forward?

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 21:49:34 +0000

"Most likely, the politicians who used this software are slowing down the investigation [In Mexico] it is still better to pray to the Virgin Mary for justice than it is to go to the authorities."

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Mexico's Electoral Authority Announces Collaboration with Facebook, Casting Doubt on its Credibility

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 19:18:37 +0000

Social media are accusing the INE of creating "fake news" for having made false claims about an agreement with Facebook.

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Netizen Report: Mexican NGOs Push for Independent Investigation of Malware Attacks

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:19:35 +0000

The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.

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Mexico Takes a Leading Role in the Oscars (Again!)

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 09:09:38 +0000

Mexican filmmaker Guillermo del Toro's 'The Shape of Water' is leading Oscar nominations, and Mexico's Twittersphere is celebrating with a big wave of memes.

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Would Amnesty for Drug Kingpins Achieve Peace in Mexico? Depends Who You Ask

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 20:14:53 +0000

A presidential candidate proposes amnesty as a solution to Mexico's internal conflict. Such a proposition is not novel in the region -- nor is the controversy it sparks.

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The First Mobile Phone Network for Indigenous Communities in Mexico Is Under Threat

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 12:39:50 +0000

"This is the only telecommunications service that these communities have, historically they have not been covered...we believe a clear exemption for this type of operator should be in the law."

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Mezcal: The Rebirth of a Traditional Mexican Drink

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:16:17 +0000

After having been considered an underappreciated drink, mezcal is finally found in the most chic bars on the planet and bartenders are giving it the recognition it deserves.

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Mexican Attorney General's Short Tenure Criticized for ‘Constant Impunity’

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 15:47:07 +0000

"It's important to remember that during Cervantes' time in position, impunity in cases of attacks against #FreedomOfExpression was constant"

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Despite Victories, the Fight for Afro-Mexican Recognition Has a Way to Go

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 11:27:34 +0000

"There are those who say...we are all Mexican and to think differently is to be discriminatory or racist. Those who assert this surely have not had their rights violated."

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Come Together: Mexico's Recovery from Double Earthquake Devastation in Photographs

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 06:56:48 +0000

Volunteers streamed into the worst-affected areas of Mexico City to remove debris and boost public morale.

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The Femicide in Mexico by a ‘Cabify’ Driver That Shook Latin America

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 00:10:21 +0000

"#IfTheyKillMe I'm sure it will be for having been to a concert or to the theatre at night, I'm sure it will be my fault for enjoying my life."

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Mexicans Turn to Social Media to Call Out Abuse and Irregularities After Earthquake

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 22:56:44 +0000

Through #FuerzaMéxico (#MexicoStrong), #RescatePrimero (#RescueFirst) and #ReconstrucciónSinCorrupción Mexicans stay active online to file complaints, avoid further losses and be watchdogs.

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Ik ‘ta K'op Collective Supports the Technological Sovereignty of the Indigenous People in Mexico's Chiapas State

Sun, 01 Oct 2017 17:43:05 +0000

The project "aims to support the indigenous peoples in remote parts of the Mexican state of Chiapas to have access to [...] technologies to meet their communication and participation needs."

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Ayotzinapa: It's Been Three Years Since 43 Students Disappeared in Mexico

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 15:37:25 +0000

Three years and three prosecutors later, calls for justice for the Ayotzinapa case have been drowned out in a sea of scandals surrounding the Mexican government.

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