Checking In on Mexico’s Feminist Foreign Policy
Almost one year in, an ambitious set of norms has had mixed results.
How Press Freedom Came Under Attack in 2020
Citizens hungry for information turned to the media during the pandemic, but governments around the world used the crisis to restrict journalists.
Drug Cartels Are All Over Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok
Latin American criminal gangs have embraced social media and messaging platforms to spread narco culture and sell drugs.
Legalization Advocates Hope to End Mexico’s Drug War
Threats, violence, and clampdowns have failed. Can decriminalization work?
2021 Could Be the Year of Free Trade
The Free Trade Area of the Americas has spent years on the back burner, but Biden could revive it when he takes office.
The Coronavirus Is Now Another Risk of U.S. Migration
At least 2,500 Mexicans in the United States, many of them essential workers, have died from COVID-19. Back home in Mexico, their grieving families are left without support.
Threats and Border Walls Are Destroying the United States’ Biggest Strategic Advantage
Restoring a common purpose with Canada and Mexico is the lowest-hanging fruit in U.S. foreign policy.
How the Coronavirus Crisis Is Silencing Dissent and Sparking Repression
A look at how protests, political violence, and conflict have played out during the pandemic.
As the U.S. Exports Coronavirus, Trump Is Blaming Mexicans
As his poll numbers fall and coronavirus cases rise, the U.S. president needs a scapegoat—and he’s turning to his usual target, Mexico.
López Obrador Goes to Washington to Play Nice With Trump
Once an anti-Trump firebrand, the Mexican president knows he needs his U.S. counterpart—and isn’t taking any chances on the November election.
Latin America’s Wave of Protests Was Historic—Then the Pandemic Arrived
The coronavirus and lockdowns have worsened the region’s economic divides—and set the stage for more political upheaval.
Mourning in Mexico
As the coronavirus death toll mounts, interrupted mourning rituals leave families unmoored.
America’s Guns Fuel Mexico’s Domestic Violence Epidemic
Lockdowns and an easy supply of weapons have been a fatal combination for Mexican women.