An important peasant leader in Mexico's southern state of Guerrero, Raymundo Velazquez Flores, was murdered along with two companions.
On the night of May 1, 2013, a criminal gang attacked a group of impoverished Central American migrants, who were riding on the top of a freight train passing through Cosoalacaque, in Veracruz, Mexico.
The testing regime in Mexico is as entrenched as it is in the United States, and its political use is very similar - undermining the rights of teachers, and attacking unions that oppose it.
A Supreme Court ruling last week allows same-sex couples to legally marry, if they request special legal protection from federal tribunals.
Mexico, the large U.S. trading partner and southern neighbor, is on a path of "low-wage development," including weakening its labor law and oppressing independent unions.
A new center-left political movement, called the National Regeneration Movement (MORENA) has emerged on the Mexican political landscape.
A plan to gut labor protections has spurred unrest in Mexico's streets.
Blanca Velasquez left the country this month and suspended a two-year legal battle she has had with the government, according to the AFL-CIO's Solidarity Center.
On Sept.16, Mexico celebrated its two hundred and second independence day. Is independence slipping through the Mexican people's fingers?
Lopez Obrador said he will not recognize a ruling by the top electoral court that the July 1 Mexican presidential elections were fair and clean.