Allan on February 23rd, 2015

A  Mexican NGO (non-governmental organization) called the Consejo Ciudadano para la Seguridad Pública y Justicia Penal, A.C. (Citizen Council for Public Security and Penal Justice) researches crime statistics. The group has released its report of the most violent municipios in Mexico in the year 2014. A municipio is not equivalent to a municipality in the United States. In Spanish-speaking […]

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Eduardo Medina Mora is Mexico’s Ambassador to the United States and Carlos Sada is Mexico’s Consul General in Los Angeles.  That makes Medina Mora Mexico’s #1 official in the U.S. and Carlos Sada #2. Both these diplomats spoke in Mexico at the Mexico in the World Forum (hosted by the Mexican Senate) and both expressed […]

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Allan on February 22nd, 2015

The Daily Telegraph is reporting on three  teenage  “London Schoolgirls” who have run away to join the Islamic State. Shocking?   Or is it? As you may have guessed, if you’re already familiar with this sort of thing, these are not “London Schoolgirls” with traditional English names.  And this is not the first time this has occurred. For […]

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The biggest Spanish-language newspaper in the United States is La Opinión, based in Los Angeles, and currently owned by the Argentine newspaper La Nación. La Opinión has been going ballistic over the Hanen ruling.  On the 17th of February it published an editorial on the decision.  Its over-the-top rhetoric illustrates the mentality of Hispanic activists who will be […]

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The recent injunction handed down by U.S. District Court Judge Andrew Hanen to at least delay Obama’s ongoing amnesty was heartening, though it must be followed up by resolve in Congress. The decision was handed down at 10:22 on the night of February 16th.   By the 17th, the very next day, it had already been […]

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The much-ballyhooed opening of U.S.-Cuban relations, announced simultaneously by Barack Obama and Raul Castro in December, haven’t really amounted to much  yet. But  it has  created a stir among Cubans, who fear that regularization of relations might lead to – gasp – Cubans being treated like other immigrants to the United States.   After years of […]

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A Mexican NGO called the Consejo Ciudadano para la Seguridad Pública y Justicia Penal, A.C.(Citizen Council for Public Security and Penal Justice), whose president is Jose Antonio Ortega Sanchez, released a list of the world’s 50 cities with the highest homicide rates in 2014. The group’s statistics are based on homicide rates calculated from 100,000 inhabitants. […]

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Allan on February 10th, 2015

In the ongoing cat and mouse game of drug smuggling across the border, the smugglers continue to innovate, finding creative ways of getting drugs across the border from Mexico to the United States.  For the entire article, click here. Article by Allan Wall, published February 9th, 2015, on

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Allan on February 8th, 2015

Within the next few years, the U.S.-Mexican border may have a very famous world figure crossing it on foot.  Pope Francis himself, the first Latin American pontiff, has expressed a desire to do so. Speaking to reporters on an airplane,  Pope Francis said that   “To enter the United States from the border with Mexico […]

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