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Gunning for a better future

“We know that we can’t stop every act of violence. But what if we tried to stop even one?”  U.S. President Barack Obama

After the inaction of the U.S. Congress and rising incidents of mass slaughter, President Obama has decided to go it alone and take executive action to shore up loopholes in the law that reduce the possibility of undesirable citizens accessing weapons.

VIEWPOINT: The 43: Back to square one

An independent report on the investigation into the 43 students from the Ayotzinapa teachers training college who disappeared in Guerrero in September 2014 is a damming indictment on the Mexican establishment, both critics of the government and unbiased observers are saying.

VIEWPOINT: The fattening of Mexico’s children

Jalisco’s battle to reduce childhood obesity took a new turn last month when education chiefs announced a plan to fine primary school principals who allow the sale of junk food (chatarra) in their facilities.