MEXICO By: MahonryNarvaez
Thebigbusinessofmoneylaundering in Mexico (BBC News) • New Law against money laundering. • Fights against drug cartels, and illegal activities of public officials and some companies. • Security consultancy Stratfor/ US $19.000 y US$39.000 million.
EPN approvedreformstowardthe 1S (aristeguinoticias.com) August 28 • proposed changes to Articles 27 and 28 of the Constitution. • Country will remain the sole owner of the oil. • Privatization of oil.
PreventtoapprovedlastMondayEducationalReform Act. (informador.com) August 31 • The Law of the National Institute for Educational Evaluation (INEE) and reforms to the General Law of Education • Performance of teachers. • Los maestros mexicanos de la CoordinadoraNacional de Trabajadores de la Educación (CNTE) no estándispuestos a ceder • Mexican Teachers National Coordinator of Education Workers (CNTE).
Teachers' protestsdisruptMexicoCity (theinternational country) • Altered Mexico City with a series of chaotic protests to stop education reform. • (CNTE), SNTE de Elba Esther Gordillo, • 3.000and11.000 people • 15%/budget to education and about 93%/pay the salaries of teachers. • Changeofdate andvenueofthepresentationofthereportofthefirstyearofhisgovernment.
Cuauhtemoc Cardenas Morena leadingthefirstmarchagainstenergyreform (cnn.com) • Noon on Saturday from the Independence Monument to the Constitution Square, in central Mexico City. • 2,000 people. • Partidode la RevoluciónDemocrática (PRD), founded by Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas
Ghosts of the past (The Economist) • http://www.economist.com/news/americas/21583709-case-highlights-ups-and-downs-cross-border-drug-ties-ghosts-past?zid=305&ah=417bd5664dc76da5d98af4f7a640fd8a • Rafael CaroQuintero. • Helped sink anti-narcotics co-operation, murder 28 years ago of the DEA’s Enrique “Kiki” Camarena, for which he was convicted.
Arrested in Mexico a drug trafficker accused of 350 killings (THE International Country) August 30 • 11 April of 2011 they found 89 bodies in a mass grave. • In February 2012, the # reached to 331. • Now to 350. • Mario Núñez Meza, alias M-10 o El Mayito, leader of Cartel of Sinaloa. • Detained Wednesday, August 28.
Mexico: rise of vigilante groups adds to turmoil over crime gangs (the guardian) 28 august • Dilute plans for new national police force. • Mexican authorities are struggling to control growing numbers of small town vigilante groups. • Increasing numbers of so-called self-defencegroups, having no option.