In Tijuana, where local gangs have been battling over a lucrative domestic drug market, the report tallied 138 killings per 100,000 residents last year, or about seven killings on average per day. The Mexican resort city of Acapulco was in second place, with 111 killings per 100,000 people. Caracas, the Venezuelan capital, which has been beset by crime and food shortages amid the country’s political crisis, was in third place with 100 killings per 100,000 people.
Their ancestors fled U.S. slavery for Mexico. Now they’re looking north again. – The Washington Post
Juana Vazquez, a Mascogo, is leaving her home in Mexico to work on a ranch in Texas. Mascogos are the descendants of slaves who fled to northern Mexico. (Carolyn Van Houten/The Washington Post) March 15 […]
(Image courtesy: Shutterstock/wief) The US imports 15% of its food, much of it from Mexico. Now a study shows that America’s appetite for fresh salad, winter strawberries and the like is resulting in parched aquifers, […]
Pemex workers supply fuel at a gas station in Guadalajara, Jalisco state, Mexico, in January. Photo: francisco guasco/Shutterstock 2 Comments By Robbie Whelan Robbie Whelan The Wall Street Journal Biography @RWhelanWSJ firstname.lastname@example.org Updated Feb. 15, […]