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John Ross : The Next Mexican Revolution

Liberation Army of the South, led by Emiliano Zapata, fought the government forces of Gen. Porfirio Diaz, in the state of Morelos, Mexico. Photo from Wikimedia Commons.The next Mexican Revolution: Don’t look now but the long-awaited resurgence of the Mexican … finish reading John Ross : The Next Mexican Revolution

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John Ross : An Uprising of Bones in Mexico

Tlatecuhtli, Aztec goddess of the earth, a fierce frog-like creature. The monumental 12-ton slab was discovered during an excavation beneath a popular Mexico City cantina. Photo from Noticias Azatlan Virtual.An uprising of bones:Macabre marks past and present in Mexico By … finish reading John Ross : An Uprising of Bones in Mexico

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John Ross : The U.S., Mexico, and the Drug War Scam

Uncle Sam: “They’re crazy if they think I won’t stick my nose into the issue of Mexican drug trafficking.” Cartoon from WeedTV.The Big Scam:How and why Washington hookedMexico on the Drug War By John Ross / The Rag Blog / … finish reading John Ross : The U.S., Mexico, and the Drug War Scam

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Marion Delgado in Colombia : Don Mario’s War

Don Mario: Colombian police escort Daniel Rendon Herrera at a Bogota airport after his April 2009 arrest. Photo by William Fernando Martinez / AP.Colombia: Don Mario’s war By his own account, [his] victims number somewhere around 9,000, but hey, who’s … finish reading Marion Delgado in Colombia : Don Mario’s War

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Mexico : Fear of ‘Narco Guerrilla’ Haunts Officials

Cieneguillas state prison in Zacatecas, Mexico, where armed commandos freed more than 50 inmates in a raid May 16, 2009. Photo by Oscar Baez / AP / Huffington Post.Phantom of Mexican narco guerrillaHaunts U.S. security chiefs By John Ross / … finish reading Mexico : Fear of ‘Narco Guerrilla’ Haunts Officials

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Colombia : Uribe’s Murderous Secret Police

Top: Departamento Administrativo de Seguridad (DAS) headquarters in Colombia. Photo from El Tiempo. Below, forces of the paramilitary Autodefensas Unidas de Colombia (AUC) on patrol. Photo from latinamericanstudies.org.Colombia’s DAS:Vicious security octopus acts with impunity By Marion Delgado / The Rag … finish reading Colombia : Uribe’s Murderous Secret Police

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Mexico’s Narco Wars : Capos Bite Dust as Madness Continues

Navy special forces stand guard in Cuernavaca, Dec. 16, 2009. Drug capo Arturo Beltran Leyva was killed in a shootout with state security forces. Photo by Margarito Perez / Reuters.Who’s who in narco wars:Top capos executed in Mexican Spy vs. … finish reading Mexico’s Narco Wars : Capos Bite Dust as Madness Continues

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Colombia : Official Corruption and Mr. Big

Colombian President Álvaro Uribe. A history of official corruption: Colombia and the Uribe family By Marion Delgado / The Rag Blog / December 16, 2009 See ‘A Stroll down Paramilitary Lane,’ below. …the sheer number of cases, their geographic spread, … finish reading Colombia : Official Corruption and Mr. Big

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Colombia : Cocaine, Corruption and the U.S. Army

Image from The Latin Americanist.The U.S. and the Colombian invasion:A history of corruption, cocaine, and paramilitary violence By Marion Delgado / The Rag Blog / December 7, 2009 CARTAGENA DE INDIES, Colombia — Well, kids, answering our own question from … finish reading Colombia : Cocaine, Corruption and the U.S. Army

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Forced Prostitution in Mexico : Lost Women of the Narcoguerra

“Sex Slave” by Vangobot / Pop Art Machine.Organized crime in Mexico:Massive transnational sex trade The networks of traffickers in women use Mexico as a bridge to move teens to the U.S. and Canada where they are sold and sexually exploited. … finish reading Forced Prostitution in Mexico : Lost Women of the Narcoguerra

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