An eye-opening account of Central American dystopia.
Tag Archives: Mexico and Latin America
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto on L.A. visit, Los Angeles Times
Pena: “This is the other Mexico.”
Mexican-style malpractice suit.
They believed reading the owl Bible passages would force it to turn into a woman.
When we deport gang members they start gangs back home.
Harrowing Images Emerge of Foster Children Behind Bars, Daily Mail (London)
Foster home was a hell hole.
Regulations to fight money laundering make remittances more expensive.
Illegals in Mexico will get a “Regional Visitor Card” that is valid until they make it to the US.
“The beast” that illegals ride is actually owned by Kansas City Southern.
Many aboard “the Beast” were young people.
They say children will not be deported and will get free legal services.
No word on how he plans to send them home.
Teenage Latin Border Horde, National Review
Local media may be encouraging the exodus.
Mexican Genetics Study Reveals Huge Variation in Ancestry, Medical Xpress
Some groups are as different from each other as Europeans are to Chinese.
The message in Guatemala is that “America’s borders are open to all families.”
Clearly, no fear of capture.
Because Latin American economies are doing poorly.
They may have been protecting drug runners.
Authorities have discovered about 80 such tunnels since 2006.
Authorities say the “cucaracha effect” may be to blame.
He wants illegal Mexican expats to be granted US citizenship.
Next to Mexico City, Detroit is the most miserable city in North America.
Mexico Finds Skeletal Remains Along US Border, Yahoo! News
Hundreds of bodies found. Police handed some victims over to their killers.
Thousands of Mexicans attended the funeral.
Governor’s spokeswoman: “If you commit a despicable crime like this in Texas, you are subject to our state laws.”
Planned Execution in Texas Draws High-Profile Protests, Los Angeles Times
More truckling to Mexico.
Flashmob Protests Sweep Across Brazil, Financial Times
Brazilian blacks use “racism” and “inequality” as an excuse for large, violent riots.
Starting lineup may have only three players born in the United States.
Powerful Mexican Teachers’ Leader Accused of Embezzlement, New York Times
She ran what may be the most corrupt school system in Latin America.
Closure of Migrant Camps Forces Seasonal Workers to Make Tough Choice, California Report
Mexicans get subsidized housing but complain because they must move out after the growing season.
U.S. Seeing a Surge in Central American Asylum Seekers, Los Angeles Times
One lawyer says it’s always worth filing for asylum even if you lose.
Mexico says killer’s rights were violated.
“The days of Mexican campuses in the United States are just around the corner.”
Diversifying into basic industries.
Some bodies showed signs of torture.
Mexican Teenage Assassin to Soon Live Freely in Texas, Los Angeles Times
He’s headed for San Antonio, where he has family.
“Unruly” Crowd Attacks Border Patrol Agents, NBC San Diego
Illegals threw rocks and bottles and filmed the Border Patrol’s reaction.
About 80,000 killed in gang violence since 2007.
Remittances to Latin America Rebound–Except in Mexico, Los Angeles Times
Immigrants sent $53 billion out of the country in 2011.
They filmed themselves doing it.
Some people live in the present; others plan for the future.
Mexican President Urges Citizens to Exercise to Fight Obesity, Telegraph (London)
Mexicans now more likely to be fat than Americans.
He killed most of his victims just last year.
Attackers in Mexico Blow up Nine Electrical Plants, Los Angeles Times
During the blackout they burned houses and gas stations.
The 25 Countries with the Most Brainpower, Business Insider
The US still tops the rankings–only because of our large population.
Mexico is too dangerous for them so they seek “asylum” in the US.
159 confirmed cases; one death.
Colombia: The Virgin Auctions in Pablo Escobar’s Home Town, The Independent
“Women have become the spoils of war.”