Inside narrative: the manner labels that hire captives

From the Mexican business attaining tattooed bags to a UK organisation selling embroidery to Stella McCartney, social enterprises are working with prisoners Jailed nine years ago for stealing lorries, Sergio is adamant he wont join the long line of ex-offenders heading back into Mexicos notoriously violent, overcrowded prison system. Reoffending rates in the country stand…

Life as a Mexican American on the Border Patrol: ‘The system is not broken’

About half the agents who patrol the southern US border are Latinos. For Vicente Paco, an immigrant himself, heritage is not to be confused with patriotism Vicente Paco was born in Mexico and while in school, he learned about how United States marines invaded Mexico, slaughtered Mexicans and annexed Mexican territory. Their green uniform was…

Mexico creates vast new ocean reserve to protect ‘Galapagos of North America’

Fishing, mining and new hotels will be prohibited in the biologically spectacular Revillagigedo archipelago Mexico’s government has created the largest ocean reserve in North America around a Pacific archipelago regarded as its crown jewel. The measures will help ensure the conservation of marine beings including whales, giant rays and turtles. The protection zone spans 57,000…

Pope suggests Trump ‘is not Christian’

( CNN) Thrusting himself into the combative 2016 presidential campaign, Pope Francis said Thursday that GOP front-runner Donald Trump “is not Christian” if he calls for the expulsion of undocumented immigrants and pledges to build a wall between the United States and Mexico. The Pope, who was traveling back to Rome from Mexico, where he…

Trump to order Mexico wall in national security crackdown

US president due to sign off executive orders, including a temporary prohibition on refugees from the Middle East Donald Trump is due to sign off a volley of executive orders on national security, including measures to start the construction of a wall on the Mexican perimeter and the imposition of a ban on refugees from…

WHO urges taxing sugary drinks, but are such measures effective?

( CNN) Governments should tax sugary drinks to stave off obesity, diabetes and other noncommunicable diseases, the World Health Organization recommended. “If governments taxation products like sugary beverages, they can reduce suffering and save lives, ” said Dr. Douglas Bettcher, director of WHO’s Department for the Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases in a statement. “They can…

The Guardian view on Trump’s Congress speech: different tone, same menace | Editorial

Editorial: The contrast between the presidential inaugural and the address to Congress was striking. But there are still two Donald Trumps and neither of them is good By his own criteria, President Trumps address to Congress was something of a welcome relief. Five weeks ago Mr Trump delivered the most rebarbative inaugural address in modern…

El Chapo Wants To Go To U.S. To Escape Alleged Torture In Mexican Prison

The Mexican government has treated drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán so harshly since he was recaptured in January that he now hopes to be extradited to the United States as soon as possible, one of his lawyers says. José Refugio Rodríguez, the attorney leading Guzmán’s legal defense team, told the Mexican radio station Radió…