Mexico: President Felipe Calderon claimed that murders in the first six months this year dropped by as much as 20% though human rights activists claimed that violence against women has “surged” in the state of Mexico. Honduras: Remittances to Honduras between January and June of this year increased by 2.2% compared to the same period in 2011. Bolivia: India's Jindal Steel cancelled a contract with the Bolivian government to invest in a $2.
Mexico: President Felipe Calderon defended his anti-crime policies despite an estimated 43,000 deaths related to drug violence since he took office. Peru: President Ollanta Humala declared a state of emergency in areas of northern ... Read Post
Mexico: A study from Mexico’s statistics agency found that the country’s murder rate in 2011 increased at the slowest pace since 2007 yet is triple the rate since President Felipe Calderon took office in December 2006. U.S.: A Pew H... Read Post
Mexico: While members of Mexico’s Caravan for Peace anti-violence campaign continued their trek across the U.S., Mexican President Felipe Calderon claimed that crime has been “confronted decisively” under his administration. Venezue... Read Post