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Mexico: Supporting women’s health rights by decriminalizing abortion

Aria Werme, Contributing Writer September 14, 2021

On Sept. 7, Mexico decriminalized abortion through their supreme court, meaning the court can no longer prosecute abortion procedures. The decision protects biological females, especially those who...

Mexico Supreme Court rules that criminalizing abortion is “unconstitutional”

Mexico Supreme Court rules that criminalizing abortion is “unconstitutional”

Amanda M. Castro, Managing Editor September 8, 2021

The Mexican Supreme Court declared on Tuesday that criminalizing abortion is unconstitutional, establishing a precedent that might lead to the procedure’s legalization across the conservative Catholic...

Pope Benedict Wins Over Mexico; Next Stop Cuba

The Associated Press March 28, 2012

LEON, Mexico (AP) — He donned a sombrero and was serenaded by mariachi bands, embraced by Mexicans who called him their brother. Pope Benedict XVI has a bit of a tougher sell as he heads to a Cuba that...

US Proposes Unmanned Border Crossing with Mexico

The Associated Press December 14, 2011

BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK, Texas (AP) — The bloody drug war in Mexico shows no sign of relenting. Neither do calls for tighter border security amid rising fears of spillover violence.   This hardly...

Arizona Immigration Conflict Heats Up

The Associated Press April 28, 2010

PHOENIX – The conflict over a sweeping crackdown on illegal immigration in Arizona intensified Monday as vandals smeared refried beans in the shape of swastikas on the state Capitol's windows. More...

US to ban wild-harvest shrimp imports from Mexico

Maideline Sanchez March 28, 2010

From the Associated Press WASHINGTON – Mexico is losing its certification to export wild-harvest shrimp to the United States because its trawls lack required protections for endangered sea turtles,...

Mexico-bound bus crashes in Texas, killing 2

Liz De La Torre March 16, 2010

From The Associated Press CAMPBELLTON, Texas – A crowded bus carrying young families and spring breakers toward Mexico went careening off a Texas highway and flipped onto its side Tuesday, killing...

Mexico’s Televisa to Buy 30% of Nextel

The Associated Press February 17, 2010

MEXICO CITY – Mexican media giant Televisa said Monday it has agreed to buy 30 percent of cell phone carrier Nextel de Mexico for $1.44 billion as part of its plan to offer "quadruple play" — voice,...

Mexico links animal activists to car burnings

Maideline Sanchez December 22, 2009

From the Associated Press MEXICO CITY – Investigators have found evidence linking an animal rights group to homemade bombs that burned seven vehicles in Mexico City, a prosecutor said Wednesday. The...

Mexico’s new drug use law worries US police

Stephanie August 26, 2009

From The Associated Press MEXICO CITY – Mexico now has one of the world's most liberal laws for drug users after eliminating jail time for small amounts of marijuana, cocaine and even heroin, LSD...

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