Last updateFri, 19 Jul 2019 11am

Getting Mexico to read

President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador debuted yet another new initiative this past week in Mocorito, Sinaloa, this time promoting literacy under the #EstrategiadeLectura hashtag. The objective is simple: to encourage reading among his constituents.

Malnourishment plagues rural Mexico

Mexico may appear to be a bountiful country with countless food stands, markets and grocery stores, but that doesn’t negate the fact that one out five people experienced moderate to severe food insecurity in 2016, according to a report by the National Council for the Evaluation of Social Development Policy (CONEVAL).

100 dead in pipeline blast

The number of people killed in a fuel pipeline explosion on Friday, January 18 in the central state of Hidalgo has risen to 100, the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS) said Thursday. Another 48 are receiving treatment for their injuries.