México Is More Dangerous Than Ever For Women's Rights Activists

As cartel- and corruption-related violence increases in México, journalists and activists are increasingly targeted. Among these horrors, but less reported-on, are the outspoken women’s rights activists whose willingness to be visible and lack of fear makes them a target. Last month, Nadia Vera became the 36th women’s… »8/25/15 12:50pm8/25/15 12:50pm

El Chapo's Escape Is an Engineering Marvel, Embarrassment for Mexico

Remember in The Shawshank Redemption when Andy Dufresne had to crawl through miles of shit-covered pipes in order to get to freedom? That might have been good for a fictional framed murderer from Maine, but it would never be good enough for Joaquin Guzmán, whose own escape tunnel is so fucking epic you’d almost want… »7/13/15 1:15pm7/13/15 1:15pm

Donald Trump's Big Stupid Mouth Costs Him TV Contract

Donald Trump, the orange asshat who thinks that his accidental wealth is enough to qualify him to run the country, is already alienating his business partners. On Thursday, Univision announced that it would end its relationship with the Miss Universe organization (which Trump co-owns) in response to the candidate’s »6/25/15 3:15pm6/25/15 3:15pm

¡Hola, Latinos! Jeb Boosh Is Your Amigo This Cinco de Mayo! Vote Heb! 

My cousin Jeb Bush (pronuncia Heb Boosh) is super excited to share his Méxican heritage with the rest of you, particularly on Cinco de Mayo, this important holiday in which non-Méxican Americans recognize their special kinship with México by drinking tequila until they are poisoned after they’ve waited in line for … »5/05/15 6:00pm5/05/15 6:00pm

The Best Restaurant in the World Is: Disney's Epcot Theme Park

For the past year, Rich Juzwiak and Caity Weaver have scoured New York in search of the city’s greatest restaurant. This spring, the authors expanded their quest into a global hunt: the search for the Best Restaurant in the World. Due to time and budget constraints, it was determined that the most efficient method to… »4/30/15 12:25pm4/30/15 12:25pm

Interpol Kidnapped the Wrong Girl From Mexico and Sent Her to Texas

In Mexico, a 14-year-old girl named Alondra Luna Nunez was forcibly taken from her middle school by Interpol authorities acting on the behalf of a woman in America who claimed to be her mother. She was moved to a neighboring state to sit through an unusual trial, in which her parents, as well as Dorotea Garcia, the… »4/23/15 1:50pm4/23/15 1:50pm

Watch Artist Tatyana Fazlalizadeh Combat Street Harassment in México

Tatyana Fazlalizadeh has traveled all over with "Stop Telling Women to Smile," in which she wheatpastes the streets with portraits of women captioned with anti-harassment messages. In a comprehensive new series spearheaded by Fusion's Anna Holmes (and the founder of this very website), Fazlalizadeh takes her work… »2/09/15 3:40pm2/09/15 3:40pm

Six Women Die Daily as Murders of Mexican Women Reach Pandemic Levels 

Since 1993, hundreds of Mexican women have gone missing in the border town of Ciudad Juárez, in murders that have gone unsolved and largely ignored by the municipal government. But a new report from Al-Jazeera says that the Juárez murders are just one part of a worsening pattern of violence against women in Mexico,… »1/05/15 11:10am1/05/15 11:10am