News Updates

Since former Mexican President Felipe Calderon’s declaration of War on Drugs in 2006, 18,000 deaths have occurred due to drug war related violence. Among the thousands dead was the son of Javier...
by Angelique Dakkak
November 1, 2013
Javier Sicilia knows all too well about violent drug cartels in Mexico. Sicilia’s son, Juan Francisco, was 24 when he was murdered by gangsters, reportedly because one of his friends had provided...
by Bob Young
October 25, 2013
It gave me a deep sense of personal satisfaction and renewed faith in my fellow man when I learned, at long last, that leaders of the member countries of the Organization of American States – the...
by Javier Sicilia
May 31, 2013
US President Barack Obama has admitted that guns from his country are partly to blame for deadly violence in Mexico, as he pledged to forge an equal partnership between the two neighbours as they...
May 3, 2013
President Obama has much to discuss with Mexico's new president, Enrique Peña Nieto, when they meet in Mexico City this week. No issue, however, is more urgent than the search for peace, justice and...
by Javier Sicilia
May 2, 2013
Victims of violence in Mexico, Javier Sicilia, and organizations from Mexico and the United States, gathered in the Second Conference of the Movement for Peace with Justice and Dignity in Mexico City...
Movement for Peace and Justice with Dignity
January 29, 2013
As the Obama administration considers gun law reforms in response to the Sandy Hook massacre, a bi-national petition seeks to halt arms smuggling from the U.S. to Mexico (San Francisco, CA, Jan. 14...
Global Exchange
January 14, 2013
(Reuters) - Mexico should legalize the export of marijuana after voters in two U.S. states opted to allow possession and sale of the drug for recreational use, an ally of incoming Mexican President...
By Dave Graham
November 8, 2012
Teresa Carmona’s son Joaquin was an architecture student at a public university in Mexico City when in August, 2010, two days before his fifth semester, he was murdered in his apartment. “Someone...
By Gloria Williams
November 7, 2012
Inside Story Americas
September 14, 2012