07 October 2014
Student protesters are calling for action across Mexico on Wednesday of this week after the discovery of mass graves suspected to be of murdered student activists.
17 September 2013
Riot police attacked striking teachers in Zocalo, the central square of Mexico city, on Friday of last week.
09 July 2013
The Mexican Revolution in 1910 sparked an explosion of artistic creativity, writes Alex Smith
17 July 2012
For the second time in six years protests have erupted after an election result was seen as deeply flawed. The context is the ruling elites’ response to attempts to challenge them at the ballot box. The old ruling party, the PRI, controlled the Mexican presidency for 70 years.
10 July 2012
Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Mexico City last Saturday, saying that the recent presidential election had been rigged.
22 May 2012
The Mexico Olympics opened on Saturday 12 October 1968. I know the date because it was exactly a week after the 5 October civil rights march in Derry, generally accepted as the day the Troubles in Northern Ireland started.
19 July 2011
"If art is not revolutionary, it is not art." So said Diego Rivera, one of the most important and radical Mexican artists. His life and art revolved around his politics.