Tag Archives: United States

Searching for Mexico’s drug war ‘disappeared’

By Tom Bateman-Today programme Photos of missing people on a wall outside the mortuary in Acapulco With thousands of people missing after six years of murderous violence linked to Mexico’s drugs cartels, families say they want more done to find … Continue reading

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Pena Nieto denies ‘fraudulent’ Mexico vote

The runner-up in Mexico’s presidential election has rejected Enrique Pena Nieto’s “fraudulent” victory, raising the spectre of protests that rocked Mexico City when he lost six years ago. WHEN Leftist candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador lost the 2006 presidential election … Continue reading

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State Department: U.S. Needs To Better Track Human Trafficking Trends

Sec. of State Clinton released annual human trafficking report and signals that more work still to do. By LAUREN FOX The State Department released a report Tuesday that estimates 27 million people worldwide are victims of slavery, be it sex trafficking, … Continue reading

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Latino USA’s Maria Hinojosa to Keynote Immigration Conference

Once again, New Mexico State University (NMSU) will host a timely summer immigration conference. Drawing seasoned scholars from different backgrounds and institutions, the conference plans on delving into many issues that remain unresolved in spite of years of political debate … Continue reading

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Adding to Unease of a Drug War Alliance

By RANDAL C. ARCHIBOLD MEXICO CITY — The biggest military corruption case here in recent years has worsened an already frayed relationship between American law enforcement officials and the Mexican Army, the institution most trusted and empowered by officials here to … Continue reading

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In Bad Company: Mexico Arrests Three Army Generals, U.S. War for Drugs Continues

by Tom Burghardt / May 28th, 2012 Earlier this month, the Mexican government arrested three high-ranking Army generals “including a former second in command at the Defense Ministry,” the New York Times reported. According to multiple press reports, Tomás Ángeles Dauahare, who … Continue reading

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God, Gays, Ganja and Mexican Politics

In the United States, evangelical leaders have been at the forefront of pushing prayer in public schools. But in Mexico, they are in the vanguard in opposing it.  While the so-called narco war and economic distress are generally regarded as … Continue reading

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