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Thursday, March 22, 2012

Texas and Mexico Border News - 3.21.2012

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Documentary chronicling rampant border-town murders showing in Tempe
East Valley Tribune
The movie is a victim-driven, 85-minute documentary about the multitude of murders in Juarez — located just across the US-Mexico border from El Paso, Texas. The film chronicles the affect those events have had on a city where heroes to the youth are ...
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Save the Texas Burros, Plead Animal Rights Groups
Fox News
AP2012 Poor burros that live in Texas. The state considers the animals destructive intruders and allows them to be killed in a state park along the Mexican border. But now, after complaints from the Humane Society, the Texas wildlife agency is ...
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Disclose security contract processes
Austin American-Statesman
Democrats — including Rodriguez — counter that the Texas border is safe. Schwartz reported that both sides exaggerate. While many Texas border counties across from the worst Mexican violence showed notable crime decreases, other areas have seen crime ...
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Texas suspends burro-killing policy in state park
LubbockOnline.com
Penny, right, a rescued burro the Big Bend State Park along the US-Mexico border, hangs out with the horses at ranch in Alpine. The Texas wildlife agency said Tuesday it is suspending a policy that allows the killing of burros in the state park after ...
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Robbery suspect who threatened to nuke banks arrested in Texas
Washington Post (blog)
By Matt Zapotosky A man who robbed two Prince George's County banks by threatening to detonate a nuclear bomb was arrested near the Texas-Mexico border Monday, authorities said. Marvin Simmons (Courtesy Prince George's County Police) US Marshals took ...
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Documentary chronicling rampant border-town murders showing in Tempe
East Valley Tribune
The movie is a victim-driven, 85-minute documentary about the multitude of murders in Juarez — located just across the US-Mexico border from El Paso, Texas. The film chronicles the affect those events have had on a city where heroes to the youth are ...
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Virginia man arrested for allegedly robbing county banks with threat of ...
Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online
by Daniel J. Gross, Staff Writer Prince George's County police have charged an Alexandria, Va., man with armed robbery, after the US Marshals Service arrested him Monday near the US-Mexico border in Texas. County police believe Marvin Linius Simmons, ...
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DeMarrais: Grandparent scam goes south of the border
NorthJersey.com
By KEVIN DEMARRAIS Add Mexico to London and Canada as bases for what law enforcement officials call the grandparent scam. Last week I received an email from my cousin Peggy in Texas, warning of a scam. Her story was much like ones I've written about ...
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Marijuana growers the great threat to public safety, top DEA agent in Utah says
Deseret News
By Jed Boal, Deseret News FILE - In this June 8, 2011, file photo US Customs and Border Patrol and Texas Department of Public Safety seize 57 bundles of marijuana weighing more than 1200 pound at the Texas border along the Rio Grande in Abram, Texas.
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Deseret News
Texas suspends burro-killing policy in state park as aerial survey for ...
Newser
By BETSY BLANEY | AP | Mar 20, 2012 2:08 PM CDT in The Texas wildlife agency said Tuesday it is suspending a policy that allows the killing of burros in a state park along the Mexican border after the Humane Society of the United States offered to ...
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Stubborn drought expected to tax Mexico for years
Reuters
... Texas, said the price of Mexican cattle for export to the United States had jumped by about a third over the last month and a half. Rising US demand and shrinking herds in Mexico and north of the border raised the basic price for a 300 lb head of ...
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Sempra's Cross-Border Wind Project Put On Hold Temporarily Due to High Cost of ...
OB Rag
This is the same cross-border project that has come under intense criticism as it would send 15000 green jobs to Mexico. SDG&E and Sempra – its parent – have been pushing this project, the Energia Sierra Juarez project, for 5 years with claims that it ...
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OB Rag
Safe...for now: Texas Park seeks nonlethal exit strategy to control burros
KVUE
Meyers added that rescuers were limited to setting traps along the park's roads, which made it difficult to trap animals that roamed freely throughout the park and over the border into Mexico. The mountainous terrain in the 316000-acre park presents ...
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Mexican citizen sentenced for reentry of a deported alien
Devil's Lake Daily Journal
US Border Patrol officials were contacted and discovered that Rodriguez-Isles was a citizen of Mexico and in the United States illegally. Rodriguez-Isles had been convicted of attempted capital murder in Texas state court in 1996, unlawful possession ...
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At least one Texas tornado damages homes, storms cause flooding
KGMI
Weather radar images showed an eastward-moving band of storms stretching from near the Texas-Mexico border through eastern Oklahoma and into southeastern Kansas. Monday's tornado strikes in Texas followed two confirmed twisters in Nebraska on Sunday ...
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KGMI
CME: Feeder cattle from Mexico aid U.S. supplies
CattleNetwork.com
And while areas in Texas and Oklahoma have received some winter moisture, the situation in Mexico remains dire. This has pushed an increasing number of calves into feedlots north of the border. The Mexico cattle inventory has been declining steadily in ...
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Zetas Drug Cartel Threatens Violence in Peten, Guatemala
Fox News
Cartel members call for drug legalization in Guatemala Supposed members of Mexico's Los Zetas drug cartel hung bedsheets on March 12 over heavily traveled boulevards in Guatemala City bearing messages of support for President Otto Pérez Molina's ...
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Mexican survey finds support for drug war
Washington Times
(AP Photo/Bruno González) Only 26 percent of Mexicans believe their government is winning its war against drug cartels, but most approve of the crackdown on the narcotics trade, according to a new survey by independent researchers in Mexico.
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Washington Times
Car Bombing, Police Ambush Show Sophisticated Tactics of Mexico's Drug Gangs
InSight Crime
The recent killing of 12 policemen in Guerrero, and a car bomb in Tamaulipas, serve as illustrations of the threat of large-scale violence posed by Mexico's drug trafficking organizations. On Sunday, a police patrol in Guerrero state, south Mexico, ...
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22 killed in drug violence in south Mexico state
Chattanooga Times Free Press
by AP Two bodies lie inside a morgue truck after unknown gunmen killed three people in the Pacific resort city of Acapulco, Mexico, Tuesday Feb. 28, 2012. Violence continues in the city of Acapulco as rival drug gangs battle for control of the region.
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Documentary chronicling rampant border-town murders showing in Tempe
East Valley Tribune
What: Release of “Murder Capitol of the World,” a documentary about drug cartel-related violence in Mexico and how it affects the United States. Where: Harkins Valley Art Theater, 509 S. Mill Ave., Tempe Posted: Wednesday, March 21, ...
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End the Drug War - by Fulton T. Armstrong
Foreign Policy (blog)
BY FULTON T. ARMSTRONG | MARCH 20, 2012 What more evidence does the US government need to understand that the current approach to fighting the Mexican drug cartels is failing? The US general who commands military forces in North America testified ...
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Pope's Mexico Visit Clouded by Allegation that Vatican Knew of Abuse In Mexico
Fox News
Mexico Drug Cartel Renounces Violence During Pope's Visit Benedict's envoy is now trying to reform the order amid charges from former members that they were spiritually and emotionally abused by Maciel's rigid rules, the cult-like life he created and ...
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Twelve Police Ambushed and Killed In Mexican Drug Zone
MyFox Washington DC
By AFP CHILPANCINCO, Mexico - Twelve Mexican police officers were ambushed and killed near a remote southern town where locals earlier found 10 human heads, prosecutors said Monday. The officers were ambushed on a highway Sunday hours after the heads ...
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U.S. lagging behind Mexico in earthquake warning capability
Examiner.com
Mexico has drug cartel violence, poverty, and a political system seemingly unable to adequately cope with these problems. It also has an earthquake warning system in place to warn its citizens of a major earthquake in progress.
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US Is Negotiating with 'El Chapo': Ex-Mexican President
InSight Crime
Fox also pointed out that drug consumption in the US is the cause of much of the violence in Mexico. He argued that, for this reason, the US should take more responsibility in the fight against drug cartels, asking: “Are we not doing their work for ...
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Closing arguments in Memphis drug trial
NECN
(AP) — A jury should acquit a Memphis man charged with being a contract killer for a violent drug ring with ties to a Mexican cartel because gang members who served as government witnesses have provided unreliable testimony against him, ...
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'Casa de mi Padre' Not Just Another Will Ferrell Film
Harvard Crimson
By Ben G. Blumstein, CONTRIBUTING WRITER Violent drug cartels along the United States-Mexico border might provoke images of armed, ski-masked gangsters. In “Casa de mi Padre,” the exposition of these forces come into contact with an unlikely figure: a ...
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Operation Vast & Obvious Grows Ominous
American Thinker (blog)
The proffered assertion that the program was designed to track firearms purchased in America to leaders of the Mexican drug cartels simply made no sense. The glaringly obvious flaw in the strategy was the lack of means to track the weapons once they ...
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Cathedral Students React to Pope's Upcoming Mexico Visit
KTSM News Channel 9
The country has seen so much bloodshed in recent years; thousands have lost their lives as rival drug cartels battle over turf. The violence has had an impact on this side of the border, too; so many in El Paso have ties to Juarez, Mexico.
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Marijuana growers the great threat to public safety, top DEA agent in Utah says
Deseret News
Most illegal border crossers are apprehended along the 2000-mile long Mexican border in... Eric Gay, AP SALT LAKE CITY — Federal agents are waging a war against Mexican drug cartels that are hiding large-scale marijuana grows on Utah's public lands, ...
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Deseret News
White House: Malia Obama Safe From Earthquake in Mexico
ABC News (blog)
What is a 13 year old doing in Mexico on “spring break” anyway?? I am glad she is safe from the quake–sorry she is not safe from the drug cartel, sorry she is not safe from being brainwashed by her Anti-American parents!!!!!! Again, a certain segment ...
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ABC News (blog)
Mexico gunmen kill twelve police
Wikinews
Guerrero is state known for containing plantations of opium poppies and cannabis, as well as violence related to drug cartels. In excess of 47000 deaths have been recorded across the whole of Mexico since current President Felipe Calderón commenced the ...
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Phuket Gazette: Can there be no good news for journalists in Mexico?
Phuket Gazette
PHUKET (News Wires): In 2011, at least 172 attack were carried out against Mexican journalists and media, according to press rights group Article 19. The report, called 'Forced Silence: the State, accomplice to the violence against the press,' showed ...
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Phuket Gazette
12 Police Killed in Ambush in Southern Mexico
Latin American Herald Tribune
The La Familia Michoacana drug cartel and the rival Los Caballeros Templarios gang have been fighting for control of Tierra Caliente, which straddles the states of Michoacan, Guerrero and Mexico. The federal government has launched the “Safe Guerrero” ...
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ICE: Number of Young Drug Mule Arrests Rising
Officer.com
"About 80 percent of meth in the US is now produced in Mexico," said Garcia. Garcia said Mexican drug cartels are promising young drug mules about $200 for each successful run. The payment is a small reward compared to the repercussions if caught.
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Drug Violence Diffusing Throughout Mexico: Report
InSight Crime
A new report by the Trans-Border Institute documents the major trends in Mexico's drug war last year, which saw violence dropping in the most dangerous areas and rising in others that were considered relatively safe. The report·says that while ...
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Proposals to legalize drugs in Latin America spark debate
WBEZ
A soldier stands in a room full of barrels of white and yellow powder after the seizure of a small ranch in Guadalajara, Mexico. The debate to legalize drugs has moved from the political fringes into more mainstream discussions. With the cartels' grip ...
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WBEZ
Narconon East US Warns Parents: Signs Point To Florida In Drug Cartel ...
PR Web (press release)
Narconon East US warns parents that signs are pointing to Florida being in the drug cartels crosshairs again, bringing increased violence and drug trafficking. We recommend drug education for children and teens so they know the full truth about drugs.
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Anonymous Hacks Christian Websites In Mexico: “POPE is not welcome, out out!!!!!”
International Business Times
Anonymous has conducted operations in Mexico before, targeting the notorious drug cartels in the past when members of the hacktivist collective were held captive by the Mexican warlords. Greetings citizens of Mexico, the Vatican head of state will ...
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International Business Times
In Mexico's War on Drugs, Veterans Struggle With PTSD
New America Media
The emergence of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, is new for Mexico's military, which has deployed some 50000 soldiers across the country to battle powerful drug-trafficking cartels. Their tasks range from patrolling streets and investigating ...
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Against the Grain, Colombia's Rastrojos Hold on to European Drug Networks
InSight Crime
As Jay Bergman, Andean regional director for the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), told InSight Crime, Colombian gangs have assumed the role of global wholesaler, with their trafficking routes typically being taken over by Mexican cartels.
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Closing arguments in big Memphis drug trial
WMC-TV
(AP) - A defense attorney for a man charged with being a contract killer for a violent drug organization with ties to a Mexican cartel says her client should be acquitted because gang members who served as government witnesses have provided unreliable ...
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Gunmen kill 12 police in Mexico
The Independent
The officers were attacked in Guerrero state on Sunday while they were searching for the bodies of seven men and three women. Police said the murders, which happened earlier that day, were linked to the La Familia drug cartel. AP.
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Blogs 12 new results for mexican drug cartels
America's National Parks Under Seige (Modern Survival Blog)
By Lauren (Mrs. MSB)
Mexican drug cartels operating in U.S. National Parks pose a grave danger to innocent people who may come upon them. ... Yes, Mexican drug cartel marijuana is being grown on United States public land! At least several times a week we ...
Modern Survival Blog
'Knights Templar' Drug Cartel Calls For Truce During Pope's Visit to ...
By WarOnYou
'Knights Templar' Drug Cartel Calls For Truce During Pope's Visit to Mexico March 20, 2012 Print Version Source: Herald Sun THE Knights Templars.
War On You: Breaking Alternative News
Holder Concealed Evidence Of Gunrunner's Release at DickMorris ...
By dick
At the time of his apprehension – on May 29, 2010 — Acosta was carrying a cargo into Mexico for delivery to the drug cartels that included what investigators for the ATF said was an “AK type, high capacity drum magazine loaded with 74 ...
DickMorris.com
Drug War a Ruse for Human Rights Violations by Mexican ...
By Virginia Isaad
Attorney Carlos Spector and political asylee Saul Reyes Salazar lectured on the union of the drug cartels with Calderon's regime and the Mexican military, which has led to more than 60000 civilian deaths. Carlos Spector & Saul Reyes ...
El Nuevo Sol
Mexico tourism holding its own | downtowncanyonville.com
By ChuckKnowl
It was a sentiment he would repeat later in the week in response to the Texas Department of Public Safety's blanket warning against spring break travel to Mexico, citing drug cartel violence and criminal activity. Texas officials highlighted an ...
downtowncanyonville.com
ATF Death Watch 141: Why Manuel Fabian Celis-Acosta Walked ...
By Robert Farago
Detained for questioning that day in May 2010, Manuel Fabian Celis-Acosta described to agents from the ATF his close association with a top Mexican drug cartel member, according to documents obtained this weekend by the Times/Tribune ...
The Truth About Guns
DEA: Cartel Pot Farms on Utah Public Lands is the Greatest Threat ...
By OOV
SALT LAKE CITY — Federal agents are waging a war against Mexican drug cartels that are hiding large-scale marijuana grows on Utah's public lands, especially in the southern part of the state. “(It's) the greatest threat to public safety,” said ...
One Old Vet
Miss Snark's First Victim: Public Slushpile #3
By Authoress
It had seemed cut and dry when he fled his Mexican drug cartel family even as gunshots were being fired on their estate. But now, as he hires security he is not sure is up to the task and listens to his mom cry herself to sleep, he is not certain.
Miss Snark's First Victim
DPS outsourced border security to private firm via no-bid contracts ...
By TexasFred
Background Information: During the last decade, violence in northern Mexico has been escalating and threatening the communities along the Texas-Mexico border. Every day Mexican drug cartels exploit the Southwest border moving humans ...
The TexasFred Blog
Film Review: 'Act of Valour'
By CineVue
What they discover is every honest American's nightmare scenario – with a team of corrupt Russian arms dealers in cahoots with Muslim extremists to use the secret tunnels built by the Mexican drug cartels to smuggle suicide bombers into ...
CineVue
The Counterfeit Medicine Industry | TheCollegeConservative
By Alex Rued
The Russian mafia, Colombian drug cartels, Chinese triads, and Mexican drug gangs, the Irish Republican Amry, the Basque separatist group ETA, Chechen rebels, and North African guerillas have all turned to the counterfeiting medicine ...
TheCollegeConservative
Mexico gunmen kill twelve police | AB-NewsOnline.com
By ab-tools
Guerrero is state known for containing plantations of opium poppies and cannabis, as well as violence related to drug cartels. In excess of 47000 deaths have been recorded across the whole of Mexico since current President Felipe Calderón ...
AB-NewsOnline.com

Web 5 new results for mexican drug cartels
Mexican drug cartel leaves 10 severed heads in the ... - Daily Mail
The heads were lined up on a street outside a slaughterhouse in Teloloapan, about 155 miles south of Mexico City.
www.dailymail.co.uk/.../Mexican-drug-cartel-leaves-10-severe...
Mexican Drug Cartels Reach Europe
A Fox News report from Wednesday night's On the Record with Greta Van Susteren indicates violent Mexican cartels have infiltrated Europe, specifically, Britain, ...
www.huffingtonpost.com/.../mexican-drug-cartels-reac_n_134...
Mexican Drug Cartel Truce While Pope Visits - YouTube
The Mexican Drug Cartel in Guanajuato Mexico have posted signs all around the area ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rn_jgGn4FGo
Mexican Drug Cartel Promises No Violence During Pope Visit ...
One of Mexico's drug cartels promises no violence during the pope's visit.
www.krgv.com/.../mexican-drug-cartel-promises-no-violence-...
Lawyer allegedly tied to Los Zetas drug cartel - Mexico and Gulf ...
Puerto Morelos, Q.R. -- A Quintana Roo attorney who had worked on legal matters involving the Mexican drug cartel Los Zetas was shot to death outside of his ...
mexicogulfreporter.blogspot.com/.../lawyer-allegedly-tied-to-l...



Possible Human Smuggling Boat Found
NBC Los Angeles
By Jason Kandel A panga, or Mexican fishing boat, sits at the shoreline at El Porto Beach, Calif., on Wednesday, March 21, 2012. Authorities say these boats have been used to smuggle both people and drugs from south of the US-Mexico border.
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Documentary chronicling rampant border-town murders showing in Tempe
East Valley Tribune
The movie is a victim-driven, 85-minute documentary about the multitude of murders in Juarez — located just across the US-Mexico border from El Paso, Texas. The film chronicles the affect those events have had on a city where heroes to the youth are ...
See all stories on this topic »
Texas suspends burro-killing policy in state park
LubbockOnline.com
Penny, right, a rescued burro the Big Bend State Park along the US-Mexico border, hangs out with the horses at ranch in Alpine. The Texas wildlife agency said Tuesday it is suspending a policy that allows the killing of burros in the state park after ...
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ICE: Number of Young Drug Mule Arrests Rising
Officer.com
Federal officials told 10News that every time the violence subsides in Tijuana, more young drug mules are arrested at the US-Mexico border. They said they are seeing more instances of harder drugs and more young teenage girls being recruited locally to ...
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Deadly ATF Fast And Furious Game Of Catch And Release
Investor's Business Daily
Scandal: A prime suspect in the smuggling of weapons to Mexico was captured and released on a promise of cooperation and with the instruction not to engage in criminal acts unless instructed by the US government. If the purpose of Fast and Furious, ...
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One giant gesture: La Mano de la Paz
San Diego CityBEAT
By Kinsee Morlan Standing at the western end of the United States / Mexico border fence is like being plopped into the middle of an awkward conversation between Frida Kahlo and Dick Cheney. Nowhere are the differences between the two cultures more ...
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San Diego CityBEAT
chicana-mexican-accordion
Houston Press
It seems there is a thick line drawn between those of us born north and south of the Mexican-American border. I can handle discrimination from gabachos or any other race (shit, I'm used to it by now) but this — this is really unjust.
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Malia Obama 'safe' after earthquake hits Mexico
USA TODAY
By Ann Oldenburg, USA TODAY Malia Obama is "safe," the White House says, even though the first daughter was in Mexico Tuesday when a 7.6 earthquake hit near her. The young Obama is in Oaxaca, which shares a border with Guerrero.
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USA TODAY
Stubborn drought expected to tax Mexico for years
Reuters
Rising US demand and shrinking herds in Mexico and north of the border raised the basic price for a 300 lb head of cattle to about $2 per lb from $1.50 since February, he said. "We have the lowest cattle herd count here that we've had since about 1950 ...
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Virginia man arrested for allegedly robbing county banks with threat of ...
Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online
by Daniel J. Gross, Staff Writer Prince George's County police have charged an Alexandria, Va., man with armed robbery, after the US Marshals Service arrested him Monday near the US-Mexico border in Texas. County police believe Marvin Linius Simmons, ...
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7.4-magnitude earthquake shakes Mexico, hundreds of homes damaged
Chicago Sun-Times
One of the strongest to shake Mexico since the deadly 1985 temblor that killed thousands in Mexico City, Tuesday's earthquake hit hardest in the border area of southern Oaxaca and Guerrero states. In Guerrero, officials confirmed that some 800 homes ...
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Noé Restaurant and Bar
LA Downtown News Online
DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES - Enjoy upscale, modern Mexican food at Border Grill Downtown LA, the hip, urban cantina from celebrity chefs Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger, of Bravo's “Top Chef Masters” and Food Network's “Too Hot Tamales.
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7.4 quake rocks southern Mexico, shakes capital
USA TODAY
By Michael Winter, USA TODAY An earthquake measuring 7.4 struck today in southern Mexico, about 110 miles from Acapulco, the US Geological Survey reports. Update at 6:10 pm ET: The governor of Guerrero state is now saying that least 800 homes collapsed ...
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USA TODAY
PICKET: Issa and Grassley demand answers from Holder on recent fast and ...
Washington Times (blog)
Seven months after federal agents began the ill-fated Fast and Furious gun-tracking operation, they stumbled upon their main suspect in a remote Arizona outpost on the Mexican border, driving an old BMW with 74 rounds of ammunition and nine cellphones ...
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Washington Times (blog)
7.4 quake hits Mexico, but apparently spares lives
The Associated Press
As of early Wednesday, there were still no reports of deaths from Tuesday's magnitude-7.4 quake centered near the border between the southern states of Oaxaca and Guerrero, even after 10 aftershocks. Interior Secretary Alejandro Poire said Tuesday ...
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The Associated Press
Drug Violence Diffusing Throughout Mexico: Report
InSight Crime
The report·says that while homicides linked to organized crime in major drug trafficking hotspots along the US border seem to be falling, they are on the rise in Mexico's interior. Whereas in 2010 the five most violent cities in Mexico accounted for ...
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CME: Feeder cattle from Mexico aid U.S. supplies
CattleNetwork.com
One reason why feeder supplies are not even tighter is due to the surge in the supply of feeder cattle coming from Mexico. The number of feeders from Canada remains limited. In 2011, the US imported about 1.4 million head of feeder cattle from Mexico, ...
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Planning a Mexican renewable manufacturing hub to rival China
Recharge
The Silicon Border industrial park has signed up with global property giant Jones Lang LaSalle to attract renewable-energy companies to its site in Mexico, close to the US border. “Infrastructure is very important. There is not one other location that ...
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Recharge
Earthquake hits Mexico City
New York Daily News
AP A member of the Mexican Red Cross assists a woman as thousands remain on the streets after the quake. Workers and resident gather at the Angel de la Independencia square after evacuating buildings Tuesday. A strong 7.4-magnitude earthquake hit ...
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New York Daily News
Caltech says Mexico quake could provide insight for US
Pasadena Star-News
The earthquake, which hit at 12 pm local time on the border between the states of Oaxaca and Guerrero, was on a subduction fault, Ampuero said, where one tectonic plate slides beneath another. The northwestern US and Canada have the same fault, ...
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EMERGING MARKETS-Intervention threat limits real, Mex peso choppy
Reuters
* US housing data adds to uncertainty * Brazil intervention threats limit potential currency gains * Investors worried China slowdown could hurt Latam commodity exports * Brazil real slips 0.5 pct, Mexico peso off 0.16 pct By Luciana Lopez NEW YORK, ...
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As Seen from Nogales, Arizona: The Border Patrol's War Without End
NACLA (blog)
I got a small taste of these changes less than two weeks ago when I toured the US Border Patrol station in Nogales, Arizona as part of a group of 30 visitors from Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York. Sign on the Mexican side of the boundary wall ...
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NACLA (blog)
The Global Note: Siege in Toulouse…Mexico's Sigh Of Relief…Al Qaeda's Media ...
ABC News (blog)
At this writing, still no reports of deaths – and just 11 injuries confirmed – following Tuesday's magnitude-7.4 quake centered near the border between the southern states of Oaxaca and Guerrero. Those low numbers have held even after 10 aftershocks, ...
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Mexican citizen sentenced for reentry of a deported alien
Devil's Lake Daily Journal
US Border Patrol officials were contacted and discovered that Rodriguez-Isles was a citizen of Mexico and in the United States illegally. Rodriguez-Isles had been convicted of attempted capital murder in Texas state court in 1996, unlawful possession ...
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Students spend spring break helping others around US
The Varsity News
Miguens worked with Kino Border Initiative, where she crossed the Mexican border and visited a shelter for migrants who were sent from the United States back to Mexico. Miguens talked with migrants about their experience crossing the border and their ...
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Powerful Earthquake Hits Southern Mexico
Wall Street Journal
The quake had a magnitude of 7.4, according to the US Geological Survey, capable of causing major damage. It was followed by several smaller aftershocks, the service said. The temblor, which hit at noon local time, struck near the border of Mexico's ...
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Texas suspends burro-killing policy in state park as aerial survey for ...
Newser
By BETSY BLANEY | AP | Mar 20, 2012 2:08 PM CDT in The Texas wildlife agency said Tuesday it is suspending a policy that allows the killing of burros in a state park along the Mexican border after the Humane Society of the United States offered to ...
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Mexico invites bids for $3.5 bn gas pipeline project
TwoCircles.net
By IANS/EFE, Mexico City : President Felipe Calderon said Mexico has begun inviting bids for the Northwest Gas Pipeline, a conduit that will stretch for more than 2000 km from the border with the US to the western city of Mazatlan and is expected to ...
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DeMarrais: Grandparent scam goes south of the border
NorthJersey.com
Her story was much like ones I've written about over the past several years with one difference: The call for help supposedly comes from Mexico City. It started with a morning phone call from her college-age granddaughter, who was supposedly at the US ...
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7.4 quake rocks Mexico City, Acapulco region
Tucson Citizen
by USA TODAY feed on Mar. 20, 2012, under USA TODAY News An earthquake measuring 7.4 struck today in southern Mexico, about 110 miles from Acapulco, the US Geological Survey reports. Update at 5:07 pm ET: The USGS says the quake was caused by ...
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No major damage reports from Mexico quake
Boston Herald
US President Barack Obama's older daughter, Malia, was vacationing in Oaxaca with school friends but was not hurt, White House officials said. Malia, 13, "is safe and was never in danger," said Michelle Obama's spokeswoman, Kristina Schake. In Mexico ...
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Robbery suspect who threatened to nuke banks arrested in Texas
Washington Post (blog)
By Matt Zapotosky A man who robbed two Prince George's County banks by threatening to detonate a nuclear bomb was arrested near the Texas-Mexico border Monday, authorities said. Marvin Simmons (Courtesy Prince George's County Police) US Marshals took ...
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Magnitude-7.8 Quake Rocks Mexico, No Fatalities Reported
Bernama
The quake that strucked at 12:02 pm local time (1802 GMT), was close to the town of Ometepec on the border between the southern states of Guerrero and Oaxaca. Its epicentre was located some 193 km east of the famous Mexican tourist resort of Acapulco ...
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PBS series delves into Kit Carson clan
Santa Fe New Mexican.com
Stephen Kearny between Santa Fe and California, rounded up rebellious Navajos at Bosque Redondo near Fort Sumner, and led New Mexican Union troops in the Civil War. He died in 1868 and is buried in Taos. He is the subject of at least 25 books plus ...
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Strong Mexico earthquake sends people fleeing into streets
Los Angeles Times
There were no immediate reports of serious damage in Mexico City. Mayor Marcelo Ebrard surveyed the city by helicopter and said he saw no destruction. Some damage was reported in the southern state of Oaxaca. The US Geological Service measured the ...
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Baja Wine Region Faces High Taxes, Low Water Supply
Fronteras: The Changing America Desk
But the region still has a ways to go toward its goal of becoming a Mexican Napa. Fronteras reporter Jill Replogle and KPBS video journalist Katie Euphrat take us to the burgeoning wine country south of the border. VALLE DE GUADALUPE, MX - This wine ...
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Mexico appears to weather big earthquake without casualties
Houston Chronicle
By Dudley Althaus People gather in front of an evacuated hospital after an earthquake was felt in Mexico City, Tuesday March 20, 2012. A strong, long earthquake with epicenter in Guerrero state shook central southern Mexico, swaying buildings in Mexico ...
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Canadians flocking to US airports in search of cheap fares
Globe and Mail
It's part of a growing exodus to US border airports by Canadians going out of their way for big travel savings. Syracuse and Minot are just two examples of US cities luring price-sensitive travellers in a cross-border shopping rush for airfare bargains ...
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Globe and Mail
7.4 quake strikes near Acapulco
Tucson Citizen
20, 2012, under USA Today News An earthquake measuring 7.4 struck today in southern Mexico near Acapulco, the US Geological Survey reports. A magnitude-5.1 aftershock rattled the capital. The quake was centered near the borders of Oaxaca and Guerrero ...
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Earthquakes Rattle Mexico: Hundreds of Homes Destroyed, Damaged
ABC News
Earthquake in Mexico; Obama Daughter Safe Watch Video Mexico Hit by Strong Earthquake Watch Video The Science of Earthquakes Watch Video The border area of Oaxaca and Guerrero were hit hardest Tuesday. Officials confirmed that 800 homes sustained ...
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ABC News
Corona hurdles woes, maybe to London
Boxscore News
Joe Corona has come close to becoming a household name in the border region of Tijuana and San Diego. The 22-year-old midfielder is a fan favorite and integral part of "Xolos" -- the Mexican Primera Division's newest club, which ascended to the first ...
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Boxscore News
Strong, long 7.9 quake shakes Mexico City
WRAL.com
Mexico City isn't anywhere near the US border with Mexico. I'll nit pick where I like thank you very much. Plus I do think that the SAME website should be consistent-that's not nitpicking, that's accuracy and consistency. Scubagirl Actually an 8.0 is ...
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