Nobel Peace Laureates find women witnesses in Latin American genocide

Nobel Peace Laureates find women witnesses in Latin American genocide

WNN Breaking (WNN/NWI) Ottowa, Ontario, CANADA: An independent fact-finding delegation to Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala, led by Nobel Peace Laureates Jody Williams and Rigoberta Menchú Tum, found that violence against women — including murder, rape and forced disappearances — has reached a crisis point in the region.  The Nobel Peace Laureates are calling for concerted […]

New woman commissioner takes helm of Mexico’s federal police

New woman commissioner takes helm of Mexico’s federal police

Dave Graham – WNN Breaking (WNN/RTLW) MEXICO CITY: Mexico has for the first time appointed a woman to head the federal police, which is under pressure to bring the country’s powerful drug cartels to heel. Maribel Cervantes replaced Facundo Rosas as commissioner general of the federal police, the Ministry for Public Security said late on Friday. […]

Mexico: Behind bars for abortion

Mexico: Behind bars for abortion

Cynthia Arvide – WNN Breaking Women in the states of Mexico don’t have much choice when it comes to abortion In Mexico, the majority of women who decide to get an abortion risk death, severe health consequences and imprisonment. Except for Mexico City, where the interruption of pregnancy within the first 12 weeks of pregnancy […]