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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.

Trump blows out-of-tune trumpet

Calculated buffoonery or eccentricity in politics can be a clever tactic, if employed by clever people (example, London Mayor Boris Johnson). Trouble is, Donald Trump ain’t smart. He’s only rich – “really” rich, as he told us loudly Wednesday while announcing his candidacy for president of the United States.