http://mexico.mycityportal.net - Mexico's drug war: 7 men shot in head are left in plastic chairs as 14 killed ... - New York Daily News - #mexico
Punk Band's Case Tests Putin's Tolerance For Dissent
July 31, 2012 Three women charged with blasphemy went on trial Monday in Russia in a case that's being seen as a major test of President Vladimir Putin's tolerance for dissent. The women are members of the band Pussy Riot. They were arrested after staging a punk rock protest at the altar of a Moscow cathedral
Almost One-Fourth of Top Music Hits Mention Alcohol | The Partnership at Drugfree.org “Given the heavy exposure of youth to popular music, these results suggest popular music may serve as a major source of promotion of alcohol use among youth”
Drug War Produces "Savages" - Oliver Stone’s “Savages” shows how a trivial love-business story leads to border narco violence as he launches his non-tendentious cinematic attack on the drug war. It examines the marijuana business & the ruthlessness of the criminal corporations (Mexican cartels) to extend their markets into the turf of small indie dealers. Stone does not turn “Savages” into a pedantic anti-drug war message film. The viewer, however, will get the point
OTTAWA — It’s time for greater military co-operation in North America’s long war on drugs, Defence Minister Peter MacKay and his U.S. and Mexican counterparts said Tuesday. #drugwar #;egalize
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The recent massacre at the St. Philips Catholic Church Ozubulu Anambra State linked to a gang war among the Nigerian Methamphetamine barons which resulted in the death of 13 people has brought to the fore the increasing prominent role of Nigerians in the global illicit drug trade. This upsurge in the involvement of Nigerians in the global cocaine and heroin business has resulted in the arrest and conviction of many the couriers including students in Malaysia and Thailand where demand for…
he story of two American teens recruited as killers for a Mexican cartel, and their pursuit by a Mexican-American detective who realizes the War on Drugs is unwinnable.
Safe From Fire, but Not Guns
"As a nation, we regulate fire exits, but not 100-round magazines. We shield youngsters in cinemas from violence — but only if it’s on the screen."
A guerra às drogas no México: Corpos de bilhões | Arquivos Fatais
La Familia Michoacana, (English: The Michoacán Family) La Familia (English: The Family), or LFM was a Mexican drug cartel and an organized crime syndicate based in the Mexican state of Michoacán. Formerly allied to the Gulf Cartel—as part of Los Zetas—it split off on 2006. The cartel's first leader, Nazario Moreno González, known as El Más Loco (English: The Craziest One), preached his organization's divine right to eliminate enemies.
O decurso da história das drogas como elemento de discussão política, econômica e social delimitou i...
The Mara Salvatrucha gang originated in LA set up in the 80s by Salvadoran immigrants in Pico-Union neighborhood who immigrated to the US after the Central American civil wars of the 80s. The gang's main purpose was to protect Salvadoran immigrants from more established gangs who were predominantly composed of Mexicans & African-Americans. Many MS gang members from LA area have been deported after arrest. The most well known being Jose Abrego so gangs were set up in Central America as well.
Mexican rulers, from Emperor Iturbide to Enrique Peña Nieto,
Felipe Calderón was elected in 2006 in a highly controversial election, but has since gone on to see his approval ratings rise on account of his aggressive war on Mexico's powerful, wealthy drug cartels. He declared war on them, sending army forces to control lawless towns and extraditing drug lords to face US charges. Violence is up, however, as cartels get increasingly desperate.
Drug cartels: Crusaders of Meth: Mexico's Deadly Knights Templar:"Caballeros Templarios (Knights Templar). As the name suggests, these narcos are inspired by the Jerusalem-based crusaders who fought in the name of Christ"
Despite a lack of recognition abroad and a drug war that has made tourists flee, Mexico's winemakers see cause to celebrate as drinking habits evolve in the land of tequila. Production increased almost 40 percent in the past five years, causing cheer at the annual Vendimia harvest festival in Baja California, where 90 percent of Mexico's wine is produced.