Category Archives: poverty

Mothers March on Mexico City

Mothers of women and men missing in Mexico embarked May 8 on a national march/caravan that will culminate in protests and meetings in the nation’s capital this week. Like last year’s caravans organized by poet Javier Sicilia and other relatives … Continue reading

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BAJA GOES FOR SPACE DOLLARS

In a renewed bid to further position their localities in a booming 21st century industry, officials in Tijuana and Baja California will host an aerospace conference later this month. Jacobo Ackerman Garcia, local delegate for Mexico’s Economy Ministry, said the … Continue reading

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Race-Baiting the Gulf to Exploit Black and Brown Workers

Keilen Williams had to leave his home in Pointe a la Hache, population of about 300, after Hurricane Katrina’s winds and storms devoured it. At the time, Williams, 34, was a shrimper in the small community of African-American fisher-folk who’ve … Continue reading

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Project Gunwalker – The ATF Walking Guns Into Mexico

According to President Barrack Obama, “90 percent of the guns recovered in Mexico come from the United States, many from gun shops that line our shared border.” This statistic echoed throughout the news from sources like Senators Hilary Clinton and … Continue reading

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An incompetent act of war

By ERICK ERICKSON – Special to The Telegraph It appears more and more that the Obama administration committed an actual, factual act of war against Mexico through sheer incompetence that has left at least one American border patrol agent murdered. What … Continue reading

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Cocaine Kids

On a hill overlooking Zihuatanejo, Mexico, Lesly Narvaez Castanon and her staff wage a struggle against substance abuse. Opened in 2005, the government-supported Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Youth Integration Center(CIJ) became the first drug prevention and treatment center to serve this Pacific Coast … Continue reading

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“Hookers for Jesus”: Former Sex Workers Spreading the Gospel

By Nicole Greenfield The Vegas-based ministry Hookers for Jesus has set out to “hook, help, and heal” those still in the industry. The following is reprinted with permission from Religion Dispatches. You can sign up for their free daily newsletter … Continue reading

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