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The Suffolk Journal

Mexican government blasts pope for mexicanization comment

Mexican government blasts pope for ‘mexicanization’ comment

March 4, 2015

By Maria Baluch When Pope Francis assumed his position as pontiff in March 2013, he received many praises for his service and acts of compassion. He is widely remembered for embracing Vinicio Riva,...

Dani Marrero/Journal Staff

Parents of missing students planning US awareness tour

Dani Marrero February 25, 2015

Amid frustration because of the lack of response from the Mexican government, parents of the missing 43 students from the state of Guerrero are organizing a U.S. tour to raise awareness of the violence...

Mexico continues protest over disappearance of 43 students

November 19, 2014

By Karina Santiago Tension has spread across parts of Mexico after the disappearance of 43 students in Guerrero. The missing students are now a part of the 20,000 people that have disappeared in Mexico...

The Commission of Human Rights of the State of Guerrero released a flyer with photos of the 43 missing students after they went missing during a protest.

Mass grave in Mexico: Local authorities are main suspects

Alexa Gagosz October 8, 2014

By Alexa Gagosz Forty-three students have gone missing in Mexico since Sept. 27, last seen being shoved into police vans. Now, on the outskirts of the town of Iguala, a mass grave has been found;...

(Daniella Marrero/International News Editor)

Opinion: Searching for humanity in immigration crisis

Dani Marrero October 8, 2014

The first item I saw on the immigration crisis was a photo on social media of the door of Sacred Heart Church in McAllen, Texas, with a sign that asked for volunteers. It had transformed an area of their...

Monument seen en route to the border city of Nuevo Progreso, Mexico. 
(Photos by David Alvarado)

Man-made borders and bullets that slip through: A reflection from a Mexican-American student

Dani Marrero June 5, 2014

Borders are made to divide things and to control things. There are also natural boundaries, such as mountains and oceans, that centuries ago kept our ancestors in different regions separated from each...

From All Corners: Opinions on the vigilante situation in Michoacan province, Mexico

Matt Bacon April 9, 2014

The power of the drug cartel known as The Knights Templar in southern Mexican province of Michoacan has given rise to a unique balance of power in the area over the last year. As the locals became unsatisfied...

(Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

Re-examining NAFTA, 20 years later

Sam Humphrey February 26, 2014

The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), implemented to boost trade between Canada, America, and Mexico, turned 20 years old at the beginning of 2014. President Obama made the annual trip to...

The Story In Between: Case 001

The Story In Between: Case 001

Dani Marrero September 23, 2013

In the following interview, 20-year-old Kawon "Jenny" Kim tells her story of living in three different countries. She was born in Seoul, South Korea in 1993, but her family moved to Guadalajara, Mexico...

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