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California Kids Enlist in Mexico Militias to Rout a Drug Cartel
World  (tags: world, politics, Mexico, drug cartels, drug wars, violence, news, society, war, ethics )

Cal
- 495 days ago - globalpost.com
Born in Mexico but raised in barrios of Southern California, these rifle-slinging fighters are holding down the front line in Michoacan's battle against a ruthless meth gang.
Chinese Iron Trade Fuels Port Clash With Mexican Drug Cartel
World  (tags: crime, drugs, China, Mexico, ethics, politics, society, news, corruption )

Carrie
- 510 days ago - reuters.com
When the leaders of Mexico and China met last summer, there was much talk of the need to deepen trade between their nations. Down on Mexico's Pacific coast, a drug gang was already making it a reality.
In Mexico, Agitation Between Church and Gangland State
World  (tags: world, politics, church, drug gangs, violence, Mexico, society, news, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', interesting )

Cal
- 558 days ago - globalpost.com
The bishops have had it with drug gangs terrorizing their flock. Now they're finally speaking out.
Gunmen Kill Mexico Mayor Candidate
World  (tags: Mexico, violence, crime, death, politics, corruption, organised criminals, conflict )

Dee
- 693 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Gunmen have shot dead a mayoral candidate in Mexico's forthcoming election, the latest in a series of violent attacks on politicians.
Mexico's Institutions Overwhelmed By Scale of Forced Disappearances
World  (tags: humanrights, missing persons, Mexico, news, Refugees&Relief, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', ethics, government, conflict, world, society )

Cal
- 716 days ago - ipsnews.net
There are 26,000 missing people in Mexico, according to a list released in February by the interior ministry. But the list does not include, for example, 86 of the 140 cases of forced disappearance documented by the New York-based Human Rights Watch
Activists Demand End to Sex Abuse of Migrant Children in Southern Mexico
World  (tags: world, politics, Mexico, children, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', violence, society, conflict, news )

Cal
- 764 days ago - latimes.com
The dangers are especially acute for what officials say is a growing number of children and youths who cross into Mexico without adults. Many are kidnapped and made to work as prostitutes, with police and authorities turning a blind eye
Mexican Government Asks for "Friendly Solution" After Perpetrating Sexual Torture
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, freedoms, government, humanrights, Mexico, news, politics, sexual torture, society, violence, world )

Kit
- 784 days ago - truth-out.org
The Inter-American Human Rights commission is deliberating a case against the state of Mexico for police violence against women dissidents that has serious implications for the perpetration of sexual violence by police everywhere.
Pesticides for GMOs Driving Monarch Butterfly Populations to 'Ominous' Brink
World  (tags: world, Mexico, GMOS, PESTICIDES, BUTTERFLIES )

Rose
- 804 days ago - commondreams.org
The migratory population of the monarch butterfly has reached an "ominous" low, researchers in Mexico announced Wednesday.
HRW: Mexico Security Forces Colluded in Disappearances
World  (tags: world, politics, Mexico, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, news, society )

Cal
- 826 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The pressure group Human Rights Watch says Mexico has failed to properly investigate human rights abuses committed by the security forces.
Modern Migrants Pose New Challenges to Mexican Border Towns
World  (tags: world, politics, Mexico, immigration, society, news, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 828 days ago - csmonitor.com
The US deported record numbers of immigrants over the past four years. Although Mexico provides some basic services, the influx of migrants in border towns means good Samaritans and nonprofits are having to step up.
Mexico's Baby Gangsters
World  (tags: world, politics, Mexico, children, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', violence, society, conflict, news )

Cal
- 847 days ago - www2.macleans.ca
A survey finds more than a quarter of Mexican junior high school students see a career in organized crime
Why Rich Mexicans Are Fleeing to Canada as Refugees
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, news, violence, Mexico, society, ethics, crime, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', government, humanrights )

Cal
- 896 days ago - www2.macleans.ca
Many victims initially applied for U.S. visas, under provisions admitting people willing and financially able to start new businesses. But as the gangs turned to extortion and kidnapping for income about four years ago, an increasing number began seeking
Fire Police Officer Who Tasered 10-Year-Old
World  (tags: world, violence, humanrights, ACTION, children, Mexico )

Rose
- 924 days ago - forcechange.com
Target: Chief Eric R. Shelton, New Mexico Motor Transportation Police Goal: Fire officer who Tasered 10-year-old student at Career Day A New Mexico Motor Transportation Police Officer was only given a three-day suspension after shooting a 10-year-
Legalisation in U.S. States May Prompt Changes in Mexico's Anti-Drug Policy
World  (tags: world, politics, laws, marijuana legislation, news, Mexico )

Cal
- 930 days ago - ipsnews.net
The legalisation of small amounts of marijuana for recreational use, which will allow the drug to be taxed and regulated, in two U.S. states will prompt debate on anti-drug policies in Mexico as well, and on the coordination of strategies between the two
Cartel Boss Captured With Fast & Furious Weapons
World  (tags: Fast and Furious, Univision, Mexico, El Diego, Murders, Massacre, Civilian Deaths, Obama Administration, Blame, Failure, Drug Violence, Gunwalking, incompetence, executive privilege, Juarez Cartel, DOJ, Barack Obama, Obama )

Paula
- 967 days ago - hotair.com
When Mexican authorities took Juarez drug cartel carnage king Jose Antonio Acosta Hernandez into custody, he had weapons from Operation Fast and Furious on his person.
 

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