Tropical depression strengthening to threaten Mexico

AccuWeather – Tropical Depression 14-E developed several hundred miles southwest of Mexico on Monday and is expected to strengthen as it moves northward through the middle of the week. This slow strengthening will result in the tropical system reaching tropical storm strength and being given the name Kevin.

Mexico is major battleground in global food wars

Business Insider – In the last two years, Mexico has become one of the major battlegrounds of the 21st century global food wars. On one side of the battle line is Demanda Colectiva, a collective of 53 scientists and 22 civil rights organizations and NGOs fighting to protect Mexico’s extraordinary wealth of food crop biodiversity; on the other is a coalition of the world’s GMO goliaths led by US agribusiness giant Monsanto.