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Presidential Meeting Puts US-Mexico Relations Back on Track–In the Wrong Direction

Posted by in Mexico, World News & Events on 4th March, 2011 | No Comments

obama_calderonThe presidential meeting this week between Mexico’s Felipe Calderon and Barack Obama looked from the outside like a hastily arranged exercise in damage control. But while most analysts emphasized the tensions between the neighboring nations going into the meeting, the real crisis behind the visit was the failure of what the two leaders most strongly agree on: the war on drugs south of the border.
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Support for Juárez Peace Initiative

Posted by in Mexico, World News & Events on 24th January, 2011 | No Comments

juarezcandlesThis week, in a counterpoint to the unrelenting grim news coming out of Mexico and particularly from Ciudad Juárez, a new peace initiative was announced by civil society and religious organizations who are saying: No More Blood.
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