U.S. tour protests Mexico disappearances

By LISA LUINENBERG — MINNEAPOLIS — “Vivos los llevaron y vivos los queremos!” (“They took them alive and we want them back alive!”), chanted participants in a recent forum in solidarity with the parents and friends of 43 disappeared students from Aytozinapa, Mexico. On Sept. 26, 2014, municipal police opened fire on students of the…

MEXICO: Court disdains evidence of electoral fraud

By JAIME GONZALEZ MEXICO CITY—In a solemn session held on Thursday, Aug. 30, one by one of the seven magistrates of Mexico’s Supreme Federal Electoral Court (TRIFE) read out their pronouncements on the most critical evidence they had received as part of a formal request to invalidate last July’s presidential election process. One by one,…