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John Ackerman

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John Ackerman is Professor of Law at the National Autonomous University of Mexico and Editor-in-Chief of the Mexican Law Review. He is a columnist for both Proceso magazine and La Jornada newspaper.

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TALKING POINT The President of Mexico will not be at the White House this week as planned.

In US-Mexico crisis, there's blame on both sides of the border

TALKING POINT The President of Mexico will not be at the White House this week as planned.

from To the Point

Outrage over corruption in Mexico reached new heights this weekend, after authorities announced that drug-gang hitmen had confessed to murdering 43 students who went missing in…

A Crime Solved Sparks Outrage in Mexico

Outrage over corruption in Mexico reached new heights this weekend, after authorities announced that drug-gang hitmen had confessed to murdering 43 students who went missing in…

from To the Point

In 2009, President Obama promised comprehensive immigration reform, but his first term saw record numbers of deportations.

Will Partisanship Take a Break for Immigrant Reforgeorm?

In 2009, President Obama promised comprehensive immigration reform, but his first term saw record numbers of deportations.

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American-born journalist Jason Rezaian spent a year and a half in one of Iran’s toughest prisons. He was accused of espionage.

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