En este artículo Marcelo Ebrard, “jefe” de gobierno del Distrito Federal, anuncia que va a “exigir” a los contribuyentes el pago oportuno del impuesto predial. “vamos a hacer una gran campaña el año que entra, los impuestos los vamos a mantener como están, salvo el ajuste de la inflación, pero sí les vamos a exigir, […]
As part of the ongoing public safety mess in Mexico, the president himself sent a document to the Senate, detailing the findings in a “trustworthiness” evaluation that was performed this year to Mexico’s security forces. The unsurprising result: 50% of all law enforcement personnel don’t fulfill the required trustworthiness requirements. The report itself is ridiculously […]
Kidnapping in Mexico has been a big security problem for several years now. A crime previously unheard of, kidnappings are now common, fueled by a number of circumstances. Chief among them is the fact that authorities are completely inept and bound to be useless in cases of kidnapping. Many times former police staff have been […]
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So here’s the thing. Everybody’s gaga about security these days. And biometrics are big because, hey, you always carry them around. At work, we already scan our fingerprint instead of punching cards, and it’s saved a ton of time for everyone. However, the problem arises when you talk about a high-security setting. Because, everyone fears, […]
Mexico’s secretary of the interior dies in plane accident; some thoughts on what it means for Mexico and the victim’s families.
Peseros in Mexico City are a fact of life; indeed, due to several mishandlings of transport policy (yes, the government again), they have thrived and carry up to 60% of the city’s passengers. Yet, as everybody knows, they’re unsafe, dangerous, rude and cause endless traffic jams and problems. Watching two of these behemoths racing down […]