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When Gringolandia sends their people, they're not sending their best...

Via various Mexican media:

13-February 2017 (Mexico City)  Timothy Paul Hitchcock, a US citizen, was arrested by the Investigative Police (PDI) for pedophilia.

Using forged papers, and calling himself Tim Andrews, Hitchcock was a teacher at the prestigious Westhill Institute Kinder in Lomas de Chapultepec. 426 more words


The peso's back, and you're gonna be sorry...

Via Ignacio Fariza in El País (my quick and dirty translation):

It’s a paradox for the currency market. If any currency was in the spotlight following the arrival of Donald Trump , it was the Mexican peso. 285 more words

Economy & Business

We've been here before....

A friend of mine recently said that the “greatest generation” in the United States was not those that lived through the Depression of the 1930s, and fought in Europe and the Pacific in the 1940s, but those who’d lived through the 1830s, and fought at home for reforms in the 1840s… and beyond. 71 more words


Once upon a time...

From: Joseph Nevins, “Pat Nixon at the US-Mexican Border” Common Dreams, 22 August 2008

Mrs. Nixon was in Imperial Beach, Calif. on Aug. 18, 1971 to inaugurate a state park.

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MAD... mutually assured deflection

Neither Trump nor Peña Nieto are popular presidents. Laura Carlsen speculate on Democracy Now that ratcheting up the rhetorical war between the United States and Mexico may have political benefits for both weak presidents: 355 more words


Trump's partner in crime?

According to John Ackerman, it wasn’t Vladimir Putin who has made Donald Trump Mexico Public Enemy #1.  It was Enrique Peña Nieto:

Indeed, the foreign government that made the greatest contribution to Donald Trump’s victory was not Russia.

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