SOCIETY AND CURRENT AFFAIRS

Mexico is already third in the Americas in deaths due to alcohol consumption, after the United States and Brazil, according to a study by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) published in the journal Addiction. Around 80 percent of deaths related to alcoholic beverage consumption in the Americas are concentrated in three of the most...

On September 7, 2020, the largest and most complex electoral process in Mexico's recent history began, where almost 95 million Mexicans will be able to vote in the midst of what could be the third wave of Covid-19 pandemic infections. The National Electoral Institute informs that the House of Representatives will be completely renewed, there will...

With 83 percent of the country in some degree of drought, the monopolization of 70 percent of water concessions by only 2 percent of users, and a growing dispute over the liquid, there are at least 41 million Mexicans who lack water on a daily basis and there are still 8.5 million who do not have a connection to the drinking water network....

After rising through the ranks of the powerful Guadalajara cartel, before it was disbanded in 1989, "El Chapo" participated in the creation of the Sinaloa cartel. On May 24, 1993, he escapes an assassination attempt by other traffickers at the Guadalajara airport, which cost the life of Cardinal Juan Jesús Posadas Ocampo. Arrested on June 9, 1993,...

The countdown begins. There is less and less time left to say goodbye to winter, and soon it will be time to adjust the time on our clocks. In Mexico, Daylight Saving Time 2021 will begin on Sunday, April 4, at 02:00 am. The change will come into effect in all states of the national territory, with the exception of Sonora and Quintana Roo....

The National Water Commission (Conagua) acknowledged that there is an overconcession of water rights in Mexico, due to the fact that under the current National Water Law, 517,000 licenses have been granted. From this volume, 70 percent is in the hands of only 2 percent of the permit holders.

Although there have been governmental institutions in Mexico for a long time, scholars establish the birth of the current Mexican political system in 1929. They also explain that its genesis is a product of the armed struggle that culminated in 1920. In its formation are present the ideas of revolutionary leaders like Francisco I. Madero, Emiliano...