Alejandro Garcia De La Garza has an MA in Conflict, Security and Development from the University of Sussex and is an associate area specialist for the Intelligence, Security and International Affairs section of CIMBRE, the Centre for Interdisciplinary Mexican-British Research think tank
Universal rights, double standards
What is the difference between the human-rights shortfalls of Venezuela and Mexico? Objectively, not much, but...
Mexico: active civil society key to ending culture of impunity
A renewal of democracy should be the means to cleanse Latin America of its history of corruption and abuses of...
Mexico: student disappearances focus anger at abuse and impunity
Students shot dead by police, others “disappeared”, mass graves located … the absence of the rule of law and...
Why are police becoming more like soldiers?
Militarisation of the police is a developing phenomenon, spreading into nominally democratic societies as the bonds...
Little is clear about the US renewal of drone strikes in Pakistan—except that they won’t be the last.
Mexico: terror and “terrorism”
A little-noticed security reform in Mexico threatens a major erosion of liberty by exploiting public fear to...