Nestora Salgado returns to Seattle after Mexican court dismisses charges
by Venice Buhain
Community police force leader Nestora Salgado, cleared of wrongdoing this month after two years in jail in Mexico, returned to her Renton home Tuesday.
Mar 22, 2016
Meeting La Comandante: a jailhouse interview with Nestora Salgado
by Alysa Hullett
Nestora Salgado gave up a quiet life near Seattle to lead a community police force in her hometown in Mexico. Now she continues her activism from a prison cell.
Nov 5, 2015
Top 5 challenges facing Mexico this Independence Day
by Daniel Kapellmann
On the night of September 15th in 1810, Miguel Hidalgo, Mexico’s national hero, rang the bell of the church in the town of Dolores and called for the people to oppose the colonial government and demand a change. It was the beginning of the Mexican War of Independence. This history, taught to every Mexican child, […]
Sep 15, 2015
Activism unjustly criminalized in Nestora Salgado case
by Thomas Antkowiak and Alejandra Gonza
The activism of Nestora Salgado has been criminalized, like in many cases in Mexico, her attorneys write.
Sep 1, 2015
Parents of missing Mexican students find support in Seattle, Yakima
by Janelle Retka
Parents of two of the 43 missing Mexican students shared their anguish as they made stops in Seattle and Yakima seeking support for renewed investigation.
Apr 21, 2015
“We want them back alive” Students’ disappearance pushes Mexico to breaking point
by Gloria Mayne Davó
Outcry over the disappearance of 43 Mexican students has exposed decades of impunity and corruption.
Nov 7, 2014