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Justice For Brisenia Flores, 9 Years Old

By Teresa Montez, published on Jun 18, 2009

...themselves from their former darling. 

Reading about this horrible murder and looking at the picture of sweet faced Brisenia; I cannot fathom the pain that her mother feels.  Her little girl was killed for being Mexican ironically they live in an Arizona Border town only 10 miles from Mexico.   I cannot help but be reminded of the four little girls killed in an Alabama church in 1963, also by white supremacists. The anti-immigrant movement is blasting us back to the age of lynching.

Within the past month, Brisenia Flores and her father Raul were killed; Stephen Tyrone... (more)

Tags: terrorism, mexico, america, eric holder, arizona border, brisenia flores

People To Schwarzenegger: We're Not Your A. T. M.!

By D. E. Carson, published on May 20, 2009

...Good day.

Patient: But I…

ERAC: Security! Remove this deadbeat from the premises and have him turned over to INS for deportation. Get cash, get legal or get out.

See? That wasn’t so hard, now was it?

Did you know that if you’re an American Citizen in Mexico and you end up in an ER, you’re not allowed to leave the country until you pay your medical bill in full? MY version of the single payer health care system works like this: anyone who requires medical assistance must have a single party responsible for his own care – himself!

This... (more)

Tags: california, mexico, california bankruptcy, governor arnold schwarzenegger

Green Envelope Campaign Launched To Free Roxana Saberi

By Andreas Klamm, published on May 8, 2009

...get 1,000,000 green envelopes sent to the embassies and the United Nations (UN) with the following message inside:

“RELEASE INNOCENT ROXANA SABERI, PLEASE !” – send to the Iranian embassy in your country, such as the United States of America, United Kingdom, Mexico, France, Spain, European Union, Russia or any other country in this world.

The plan is to bombard the Iranian embassies across the world with green envelopes that say: “RELEASE ROXANA SABERI, now, please.” to send respectfully a clear and firm message that an... (more)

Tags: france, facebook, iran, germany, russia, mexico

Liberals Aren't Getting It

By D. E. Carson, published on Apr 17, 2009

...they were given a chance and they’ve blown it. Obama hasn’t been in office 100 days yet and he’s already bowed to a foreign leader, apologized to virtually every country in the world for anything America has done or may have done to offend them and just today, while in Mexico kissing the ass of President Filipe de Jesus Calderon, Obama met with Venezuelan Dictator Hugo Chavez and shook hands with him – Chavez, the same man who two years ago called President Bush “the devil” and America “evil”. There’s nothing like crawling into ... (more)

Tags: jesus, germany, obama, mexico

11th Annual Festival Latino Presented By Lasa

By Ricky Ricardo, published on Apr 6, 2009

...burn off the extra energy/pounds on the dance floor. It was difficult to keep still while listening to the plethora of infectious Latin sounds provided by the featured artist and the sound crew.

I missed seeing the opening act Grupo Folklorico performing dances from several regions of Mexico.

The show continued with Mainstream, a popular L.A.based band that took the crowd on a musical journey of music from the 1950’s to the 1990’s. The crowd was treated to the musical delights of Latin music, classic rock, R&B, and swing tunes. Only a hand full of people in ... (more)

Tags: los angeles, hip-hop, music, mexico

Joaquin Guzman Loera In 2009 Forbes List

By manny osborne, published on Mar 12, 2009

Mexican Drug Lord Joaquin "Chapo" Guzman Loera, one of the biggest suppliers of cocaine to the U.S. is the newest Mexican billionaires, the Capo of the Sinaloa/Federacion cartel one of Mexico's most violent cartel is now enjoying  life like a rock star.

Guzman was arrested in Guatemala on June 9, 1993 and extradited to Mexico; he was then transferred to the CEFERESO No. 2 located in the state of Jalisco. In January 19, 2001, he escaped, apparently hidden inside a laundry van; according to officials, seventy-eight people have been implicate in his escape plan. Guzman regained control... (more)

Tags: police, mexico, drug cartels, forbes, billlionaire list, drug trafficking, joaquin guzman, mexican drug cartels

All The Right Changes: The New And Improved La Bamba

By john robertson, published on Feb 28, 2009

...the bathroom!I actually understand how someone from central America might come here and not have the same standard as we do. Just as I slowly grew accustomed to their bathrooms when I was a foreigner, I suppose it takes them a while to get accustumed to ours.Having lived and traveled through Mexico for a year in my twenties, I became desensitized to very "well used" looking eateries and their bathrooms. All of them with their sea foam green and cotton candy pink interiors mingled with the occassional cockroach or stray piglet running around beneath your feet.I don't know about El... (more)

Tags: mexico

Environmental Cost Of Shipping Groceries Around The World

By Alex45, published on Feb 21, 2009

...world expect food whenever they crave it, with no concession to season or geography.Increasingly efficient global transport networks make it practical to bring food before it spoils from distant places where labor costs are lower. And the penetration of mega-markets in nations from China to Mexico with supply and distribution chains that gird the globe — like Wal-Mart, Carrefour and Tesco — has accelerated the trend.But the movable feast comes at a cost: pollution — especially carbon dioxide, the main global warming gas — from transporting the food.Under... (more)

Tags: global warming, australia, environment, education, china, mexico

The Three Amigos

By manny osborne, published on Feb 13, 2009

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The former presidents said the U-S-led war on drugs has failed and urged President Barack Obama to consider new policies, including decriminalizing marijuana. U.S president Richard Nixon declared "war on drugs" in 1971. More than 5,300 people were killed in drug-related violence in Mexico last year, and Mexican lawmakers have said the U.S holds some responsibility for the bloodshed because demand for narcotics has made the cartels powerful.

Gaviria said he hoped Obama invest in harm reduction and prevention efforts that would relieve Latin America of the burden of... (more)

Tags: education, brazil, obama, mexico

The Gnome Invasion

By Alethea, published on Feb 7, 2009

...previous to these incidents, and since, many more continue to pour in. Meanwhile, a town's mayor and chief of police states they have known about these "gnomes' existence" for about 20 years.

Outside of Argentina, another video has surfaced originating from a 27 year old from Mexico City. He states on his YouTube page that things in his house frequently go missing only to reappear a while later. He was playing with his cousins while he managed to capture the gnome in question that he described as being about 30 centimeters.

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Tags: football, police, mexico

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