Puebla

woman smiling

Poetry by Tamara Pearson.

hands making love heart

There are big bucks in outsourcing society’s problems to the individual. writes Tamara Pearson.

Grupo Puebla cr Tamara Pearson

Progressive leaders from Latin America gathered in Mexico on September 30, to discuss further regional integration, combating climate change, a regional currency and opposing sanctions. Tamara Pearson reflects on the contrasts with earlier gatherings at the height of the "Pink Tide".

Mexico water and land protectors

The Escolásticas community in Querétaro state, Mexico, has been subjected to extreme police repression, as it struggles to protect land and water from private interests, reports Tamara Pearson.

At least 41 migrants and refugees died in a fire in a migrant prison in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, near the United States border, reports Tamara Pearson.

Joe Biden and Roch Marc Christian Kaboré

The whole world knows about the recent US midterm elections, but how many people in the global north are aware of other country’s elections, or the recent coup in Burkina Faso, asks Tamara Pearson.

Mama film by Xun Sero

Tamara Pearson spoke to Xun Sero, a filmmaker from Mexico’s southern Chiapas state on the release of his new film, Mamá, which premiered in Mexico this month.

The convoy marching through Xochimilco

Indigenous groups and supporters have spent the past month travelling in a convoy to regions where Western corporations are plundering water and resources. Tamara Pearson took part in the convoy.

Bonafont pplant, Mexico.

Twenty Indigenous Nahua communities in Mexico, together with hundreds of other organisations, are calling for a boycott of water bottling companies, reports Tamara Pearson.

Journalists protest in Puebla Mexico. Photo: Tamara Pearson

Last year, Mexico was named the second most dangerous country in the world for journalists, after Afghanistan. A recent wave of assassinations has sparked nationwide protest action, reports Tamara Pearson.

More and more US transnationals have opened up in Mexico over the past few decades, taking advantage of unfair trade agreements, super-exploitative labour conditions and cheap utilities, reports Tamara Pearson.

Multinational beverage companies have been profiting off Mexico's precious drinking water resources for decades, while local communities have gone without. But communities in the state of Puebla have had enough, reports Tamara Pearson.