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Accuse private police of murdering migrants

ACTIVISTS ACCUSE POLICE OF MURDERING MIGRANTS THAT TRAVEL TO THE U.S. ** They maintain that those responsible belong to the Cusaem and Sepromex corporations ** The first one has million dollar contracts with federal government agencies and with the state…

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Mexican Army Kills 3 and arrests Cemeí Verdía in Ostula

Last night, we received 3 emails from the team in solidarity with Santa Maria Ostula. Two of them (Bulletins 1 and 2) described the armed attacks and deaths. This is all over the Mexican press this morning. The third contained…

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The Shipwreck of the Mexican State

THE SHIPWRECK OF THE MEXICAN STATE  By Rafael Barajas and Pedro Miguel Without drug money, the Mexican economy would collapse, which is why politics, economics and organized crime are entwined at the highest levels. That reality, underlying the students’ massacre,…

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Javier Sicilia on Mireles’ Arrest

THE CAPTURE OF MIRELES SHOWS THAT THE GOVERNMENT SEEKS CONTROL OF THE NARCO: SICILIA [The disaster that Michoacán experiences is because the government has not even investigated punishing the authorities that are in collusion with organized crime, the poet Javier…

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Raúl Zibechi: Democratic Militarization

Democratic Militarization By: Raúl Zibechi Oxfam’s recent report Working for the Few shows with authentic data what we have been feeling: that democracy was kidnapped by the one percent to widen and maintain inequality. It confirms that the most important…

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US Will Act On Mexico’s Southern Border

[Further militarization of Mexico’s southern border could dramatically affect the state of Chiapas, which is surrounded by Guatemala as shown on the map below. Chiapas is outlined in dark purple.] The US Will Act On Mexico’s Southern Border For “An…

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The Irresistible Advance of Militarization

para leer en español: http://www.jornada.unam.mx/2011/10/21/opinion/025a2pol  The Irresistible Advance of Militarization By: Raúl Zibechi The recent approval of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Colombia and the United States reaffirms the militarist policy of Barack Obama’s government towards Latin America, as the…

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