Mexico’s Phantom Government

The media have studiously avoided stories of Mexican drug cartels, but this one could not be ignored: a panel of prominent Latin Americans issued a blistering report on the disappearance and presumed murder of 43 college students in September 2014 and the government cover-up of the affair. Hundreds of thousands have turned out on the streets of Mexico City to protest government inaction under President Pena Nieto. Mexican crime, driven by drugs, has reached a crisis stage. Continue reading “Mexico’s Phantom Government”