March 29, 2013 in News
Texas Observer | The trials of the border’s most powerful law-enforcement family, from Texas Observer staff reporter Melissa Del Bosque.
March 22, 2013 in News
Eurasia Review | According to Judicial Watch’s Corruption Chronicles, without truthful and accurate information from the media to counter Obama’s and his minion’s version, “the public is likely to swallow the government’s less than accurate assessment.
March 20, 2013 in News
InSight Crime | Inconsistent reports about a March 10 gun battle in Reynosa illustrate how little verifiable information is available on what is happening in that and other areas of Mexico, and how citizen journalists and social networks are increasingly the only sources left to catch a glimpse of what appears to be an all-out war.
March 13, 2013 in News
Christian Science Monitor | About two years ago, citizens in Cherán, Mexico decided to battle illegal logging and drug violence by kicking out the police and running the town according to indigenous tradition.
March 12, 2013 in News
The Monitor | Fear and panic filled the streets of Reynosa on Sunday night as rival gunmen battled during a three-hour firefight that saw automatic weapons and grenades used.
March 6, 2013 in News
Dane Schiller | “As a Mexican police officer, Gilberto Lerma (Plata) was supposed to protect the public from harm,” Acting Assistant Attorney General Mythili Raman said in a statement. “Instead, he abused his power to further the notorious Gulf Cartel’s violent narcotics trafficking organization.”
February 25, 2013 in News
El Diario – Proceso | The cadaver of a man lies under an intense yellow light from the street lights. His face is hidden by the angle from which the photograph was taken. An abundant stream of blood flows from his head and goes down the badly paved street.
February 14, 2013 in News
CBS News | A second wrongful death lawsuit has been filed blaming U.S. government officials involved in the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and Explosives’ “Operation Fast and Furious,” which allowed thousands of weapons to fall…