I was interviewed by Silvio Canto, Jr., on his Canto Talk program on May 12th, 2020. We discussed the Coronavirus in Mexico and Fast and Furious. “Fast and Furious”, you may recall, was an ATF gunwalking scandal during the Biden Presidency It’s in the news again because Mexican President AMLO has brought it up. I […]

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The Iguala atrocity was an outrageous and deadly collaboration between a local government and a criminal gang.  It occurred in southern Mexico’s violence-prone Guerrero state, which had Mexico’s highest murder rate last year.  The principal explanation of what occurred after the disappearance is that the 43 students were killed, their bodies burned and dumped in a […]

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On March 31st, 2014, Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi, a U.S. Marine vet/reservist, accidentally drove into Mexico with three weapons and ammunition.  Tahmooressi was arrested and jailed. As an American who resided many years in Mexico, I believe that Americans should respect the laws of Mexico.  However, I think that Mexican authorities ought to be able to […]

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Once again, an  American   has been arrested upon entry into Mexico, due to weapons charges. This time it’s Andrew Tahmooressi, a Marine with PTSD who accidentally drove into Mexico with a few weapons in his car. What occurred and how does it fit into the big picture?  And how long will Sgt. Tahmooressi be […]

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Allan on December 13th, 2011

Just what were they thinking in the U.S. Justice Department?  What were they thinking when they cooked up a scheme to allow thousands more weapons to be smuggled to Mexican drug cartels?  And will anybody ever be held accountable for it? It’s not as if there weren’t enough weapons floating around Mexico.  There are plenty […]

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Allan on June 1st, 2011

Mexico is awash in weapons, many of which are used in drug cartel violence.  This is a big problem, but much of the rhetoric on both sides of the border has been unhelpful and counterproductive.   Both Mexico’s Calderon administration and the U.S. Obama administration blame U.S. gun shops for the proliferation of guns in […]

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