Peña Nieto

The End of NAFTA?

This past month, representatives of the U.S. and Mexican governments held bilateral talks to reach a new trade agreement which would replace NAFTA. Does this mean the end of NAFTA?

Peña Nieto on the Tightrope

Faced with scandals and oppositional mobilizations, the Peña Nieto administration is in a downward spiral. What hardships has Peña Nieto’s government faced in the past months?

Stop the Government’s repression in Oaxaca!

Day of fury in Oaxaca: The Mexican Federal government of President Peña Nieto and the Oaxacan Governor, Gabino Cué, have ordered a brutal repression throughout the state of Oaxaca. So far there have been six confirmed deaths.

Peña Nieto proposes Forced Disappearances law in Mexico

Mexico has been going through a strong political crisis ever since the disappearance of the 43 students in Ayotzinapa a year ago. The army, especially Battalion 27, was directly involved in the detention and forced disappearance of Ayotzinapa students. A few days after a visit from the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) and the presentation of its expert report, the Attorney General’s “historical” version is being highly scrutinized again. In the midst of this, the government attempts to divert attention from their own involvement by proposing a law dealing with Forced Disappearances.

A year after Ayotiznapa. Why we need an anti-capitalist and socialist organization?

The massacre in Iguala, Mexico in September 2014 made the crude reality of the Mexican political regime even more evident. The disappearance of the 43 education students (normalistas) in Ayotzinapa sparked a massive movement condemning the entire regime, taking up the slogans #ItWasTheState and #PeñaOut (in reference to Peña Nieto, the Mexican President). In light of these events, there is a debate amongst the left about the youth and workers’ tasks.