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‘March of Anger’ protests against violent Mexican drug war

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‘March of Anger’ protests against violent Mexican drug war

On February 13, around 1,300 Mexicans took to the streets of Ciudad Juárez to protest the continued presence of the armed forces in the northern border city. Civil rights groups say the deployment of 6,000 combat troops has worsened the drug-related crime wave and have organized a "March of Anger" to voice their opposition. Read how bloggers are reacting.

Posted: February 16, 2010 15:48   Comments: 0
Tune in: Radio show on “Guatemala: Behind the famine”

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Tune in: Radio show on “Guatemala: Behind the famine”

In our weekly radio show, Martin Savidge explores the causes behind Guatemala's chronic malnutrition and escalating narco war. He hosts a panel of guests to discuss the remnants of war and genocide and land rights. Anita Isaacs, Stephen C. “Carlisle” Johnson and Samuel Lowenberg join the conversation. LISTEN NOW!

Posted: October 7, 2009 14:26   Comments: 9
Drug violence takes center stage on Obama visit to Mexico

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Drug violence takes center stage on Obama visit to Mexico

Rodolfo de la Garza of Columbia University discusses Barack Obama's visit to Mexico, where he focused on the issue of drug violence. Some in Mexico blame the drug problem on America's appetite for illegal drugs and its gun laws.

Posted: April 16, 2009 15:17   Comments: 4
Tune in: Online radio show on Mexico’s war on drugs

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Tune in: Online radio show on Mexico’s war on drugs

Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explores Mexico's escalating drug war, life on the border and U.S. policy in Mexico. Listen now. Ambassador Andrés Rozental, Professor Tony Payan and filmmaker Natalia Almada join the conversation.

Posted: March 10, 2009 19:26   Comments: 1
Tijuana tourism plunges as fear of drug cartels spreads

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Tijuana tourism plunges as fear of drug cartels spreads

In Tijuana, a once-thriving city just across the border from San Diego, the increasingly deadly drug war has touched almost every part of life -- from health care to tourism.

Posted: March 5, 2009 12:50   Comments: 3
Mexico’s narco culture sings praises of drug violence

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Mexico’s narco culture sings praises of drug violence

While many Mexicans are revolted by the drug-related murders, kidnappings and rapes that plague the country, there is also a popular subculture that celebrates this widespread violence.

Posted: March 4, 2009 15:04   Comments: 7
Kidnapping victim recounts disappearance in Tijuana

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Kidnapping victim recounts disappearance in Tijuana

A Tijuana business owner tells the story of how he was kidnapped by organized crime operation. He refuses to be named, pictured or recorded without voice modification.

Posted: March 3, 2009 16:37   Comments: 2
More Mexicans vanish as drug war escalates

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More Mexicans vanish as drug war escalates

In Tijuana, it is common for people simply to vanish. Known as the "disappeared," Mexico's kidnapping victims are often never heard from again -- 97 percent of the country's kidnapping cases go unsolved by police.

Posted: March 3, 2009 14:33   Comments: 6
Gangsters spill blood and spread fear in Tijuana, Mexico

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Gangsters spill blood and spread fear in Tijuana, Mexico

Over the last year, more than 6,000 people have been murdered in Mexico's drug wars, more than 700 of them in Tijuana alone. "El Teo" is a major player in Tijuana's drug war, a larger-than-life figure who has escaped the law and left gruesome corpses in his wake.

Posted: March 2, 2009 12:15   Comments: 5
U.S.-Mexican drug violence is deadlier than Afghanistan war

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U.S.-Mexican drug violence is deadlier than Afghanistan war

In the face of spiraling Mexican drug violence and fears that cartels are out of control, a Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about what can be done and Mexican and U.S. efforts to curb the problem.

Posted: March 2, 2009 10:36   Comments: 1

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