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MexicoWatch: The missing, crime, & insecurity

We begin with another teleSUR English report on the missing students of Ayotzinapa:

Mexico: Where is Abelardo Vazquez Peniten?

Program notes:

The father of Abelardo Vázquez Peniten talks about his son, who was disappeared on September 26 in Ayotzinapa, Guerrero, along with 42 other student teachers.

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On Writing the Grisly Scenes of My Friend's Former Life

It would be easier to write the scenes of murder, torture, drug-trafficking and all the other evils that come with the life of organized crime if they weren’t true stories, or at least if they weren’t true about the friend I’m calling… 245 more words

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MexicoWatch: Anniversary, rescue, threats

A very slow news day, so we begin with a teleSUR English report about a notable anniversary ahead:

Mexico: 4th month anniversary of disappearance of Ayotzinapa students… 449 more words

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MexicoWatch: Pronouncements & Peña Piñata

And more. . .

We begin with the first pronouncement, via teleSUR English:

Mexico: Attorney General says Ayotzinapa students dead

Program notes:

Mexican Federal Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam said Monday that evidence indicates the missing Ayotzinapa Teacher Training College students were killed in Cucula, Guerrero.

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Police believe organized crime behind drug linked to 10 reserve deaths

Police in a southern Alberta First Nation believe organized crime groups are responsible for flooding the reserve with a drug that has been linked to one death every two weeks since the fall. 778 more words

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Local News And Organized Crime

3 people are witnessed to be shot in downtown Seattle.  I’m reading it in the paper on the internet.  The reporter stops me to tell me I can’t move.  3,688 more words

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MexicoWatch: Identification, demands, questions

We begin with another identification attempt, via the Latin American Herald Tribune:

Forensic Specialists to Use New Technique in Mexican Missing Students Case

The Forensic Medicine Institute at Austria’s University of Innsbruck, which is analyzing the remains believed to be those of the 43 education students who went missing in Mexico last year, plans to use a new genetic identification method, the Mexican Attorney General’s Office said Tuesday.

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