Contrasts in how migrants were received in different parts of Mexico reflect the current international crisis of border control.
The landslide election of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is less an endorsement of policies as a repudiation of decades of violence and corruption.
The public health lobby is demanding a sugar tax to reduce soft drink consumption -- but there's no evidence from other countries that have tried it that it has any health benefits.
How do Mexicans feel about Trump's toxic rhetoric now that he's definitely the president? Freelance journalist Marco Magasic reports from Mexico.
If Donald is going to build a wall, at least make it an attractive one.
The real and symbolic importance of Obama's promise to provide amnesty to illegal immigrants cannot be overstated.
If you want to understand Latin America, James Bosworth's Twitter feed is a very good place to start. The strategic analyst is Crikey's latest Follow Friday story.
British journalist Joseph Woby is one of the best long-form writers around, as he risks his life to tell stories from the road.
In today's Media Briefs: extra, extra: mag's special TomKat edition ... The hack who went on the Twitter attack ... Front Page of the Day ... Dark times ahead for News' publishing unit ... Sentia sends Aussie jobs to Malaysia and more ...
I spent some time going back and looking at the Hansard record of how Julia Gillard has handled over the past few months the allegations about Craig Thomson and his behaviour at the Health Services union.