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[INTERVIEW] “You have to wonder how seriously you take those warnings” from drug cartel members

Ever wonder what life is like for a reporter in Mexico who reports primarily on drug cartels and traffickers?  I interviewed Ioan Grillo, author of El Narco and a correspondent in Mexico City, to learn more about what it’s like … Continue reading

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Heriberto Lazcano, uno loco hermano

Well this is interesting… According to an Associated Press report, the U.S. identified the body of Heriberto Lazcano, gunned down by the Mexican Navy, before Mexico’s autopsy could verify the fingerprints of the body: “The U.S. had independently verified the identity … Continue reading

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Show’s over, kids. A lot of people are (Everyone probably is) corrupt. We can all go home now.

Consider this New York Times headline for a second: “Mexico Kills a Drug Kingpin, but the Body Gets Away”. (I know you’re just dying to say “zombie apocalypse!”  BUT, cut it the hell out.  I doubt ‘kingpin’, AKA Heriberto Lazcano, was on … Continue reading

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