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17Mar2012
Fast and Furious Investigation Stonewalled by DOJ

Charlotte City Buzz Examiner

Since January 2011, Senator Grassley and Congressman Issa have been stonewalled by US Attorney General Holder and by other people in the US Justice Department regarding the investigation of Operation Fast and Furious. This deadly operation let thousands of weapons from the United States into Mexico.

17Mar2012
The Other Immigration Problem: Gringos in Baja

OnEarth Magazine

This time of year, Hwy. 1 has a steady flow of gringos crossing the border and heading south. Few gringos stop in the arid mountains. But with gold at record prices, mining industry scouts have taken the time to recon the El Triunfo and San Antonio area to sniff out any precious metals left in those mountains.

16Mar2012
Mothers of Ciudad Juarez Search for Missing Daughters

EFE

Nearly two decades after the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez first gained notoriety for the slayings of young female factory workers, scenes of mothers searching the desert or the municipal morgue for their slain or kidnapped daughters remain commonplace.

16Mar2012
Can Mexican Environmental Agency Protect Coastline?

Geo-Mexico

The Cabo Cortes megaproject is planned for the area near Cabo Pulmo on the eastern side of the Baja California Peninsula. Cabo Pulmo, a village of about 120 people, is on the edge of the Cabo Pulmo National Marine Park. The area is a semi-arid area, where water provision is a serious challenge.

16Mar2012
The Poverty of Nations

WSJ.com

Why is Mexico poorer than the United States? In Why Nations Fail, Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson blame the encomienda, the Spanish imposed system as a means of extracting tribute from the local population after the defeat of the Aztec empire in 1521.

15Mar2012
Mexican Disappearances Shielded by Impunity, United Nations Says

Chron.com

Shielded by a chronic pattern of impunity, Mexican soldiers, police and other authorities have carried out or failed to properly investigate thousands of enforced disappearances of Mexican citizens during the past five years of gangland violence, according to a United Nations commission.

15Mar2012
Debate Rages Over Mexico Spillover Violence in US

NBC News

Along the Mexican border, an easy way to get into a fierce debate is to ask a simple question: How much violence and crime linked to Mexican drug traffickers has spilled over into the United States? As it turns out, the answer varies wildly and depends on who you talk to.

15Mar2012
Murder Capital of the World: Documentary On Mexican Drug War & US Complicity

Houston Press

It would be impossible to make a movie about a topic as hugely complex as the drug war in Tijuana, Mexico without including some blood and gore, but New York filmmaker Charlie Minn used such footage sparingly. He wisely let the facts speak for themselves.

15Mar2012
Chronicle Review: Mexico Drug War Three Perspectives

StopTheDrugWar.org

There are three countries in North America, and it is as if each one gets a book here. Langton is Canadian, and Gangland has Canadian concerns and connections; in Cartel, Longmire seems to speak to and from the perspective of US law enforcement and national security; while, with El Narco, Grillo seems to be most in tune with the realities on the gr

15Mar2012
UN: Mexico Is Moving Forward

The News

The United Nations (UN) Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) congratulated the Mexican government on its advances in human rights issues, including human rights guarantees, and reforms of the criminal justice system.


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