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Will the DOJ Investigate the Arizona Election?

Two petitions calling for a U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) investigation of the March 22 Arizona presidential primary election have gathered hundreds of thousands of signatures in the past few days. Though overshadowed by other stories in the mass media like ISIS, the Brussels bombings and the Trump-Cruz spectacle over wives and alleged affairs, the…
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Remembering the Women of Albuquerque’s Mass Femicides

Dr Irene Blea is one person who hasn’t forgotten about the unsolved killings of 11 women and girls found murdered on Albuquerque’s West Mesa in February 2009.  The author of a new novel based on the slayings, “Daughters of the West Mesa,” Blea spoke about her book and the West Mesa case at a March…
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What’s Up with Mexico’s Analog TVs and Asparagus Waste?

The Montreal-based Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) has moved forward on three citizen complaints, or submissions, concerning environmental matters in Mexico.  Varied in nature, the submissions nevertheless have the common thread of challenging projects and practices that pose global economic imperatives against protecting the environment and combating climate change. After a process of many years,…
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Truth and Justice Elusive in the Iguala/Ayotzinapa Atrocity

More than 17 months after the deadly attack on students and civilians in the Mexican city of Iguala the truth behind the atrocity and justice for the victims seem more elusive than ever. Although many people have been detained in connection with the attacks launched by police and suspected underworld gunmen, basic questions are still…
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Sanders, Trump and Mexico

The U.S. presidential election is getting close scrutiny in Mexico. Given the nature of the dependent relationship of Mexico with the United States, Mexicans tend to pay far more attention to U.S. politics than U.S. citizens do of the Mexican political world. And in 2016 the interest south of the border is running at a…
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Mexico Pays Up Rio Grande Water Debt

A potentially thorny water issue between the U.S. and Mexico has been averted for now. According to the U.S. section of the International Boundary and Water Commission (IBWC), Mexico’s debt of Rio Grande water with El Norte has been paid. In a statement released this week, the IBWC said Mexico made its final payment for…
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The Myth of Al Capone in Juarez

Have you heard of the time Al Capone visited Juarez? The story of Al Capone crossing the international bridge in a motorcade to visit Juárez is often resurrected, usually in the Juárez and El Paso Spanish language press and on the Internet, and boasts of Juarez’s draw to one of the United States’ most notorious…
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