Tag Archives: Mexico

Three U.S. Citizens Killed in Mexican Drug Cartel Attacks

Saturday, December 24, 2011 Three U.S. citizens were killed when gunmen attacked buses in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz, said a U.S. State Department official said on Saturday. The three were traveling for the Christmas holidays when they and … Continue reading

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Wachovia Bank Laundered Billions from Mexican Drug Cartels

Tuesday, April 5, 2011 One of the largest banks in the United States — Wachovia, laundered a staggering $378.4 billion dollars of drug cartel cash, a sum equivalent to one-third of Mexico’s GDP. In a story largely ignored by the … Continue reading

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Mexican Drug Cartels Cripple Pemex Oil Operations

Monday, September 6, 2010 In the failed state of Mexico, the meandering network of pipes, wells and tankers belonging to the enormous state-owned oil company Pemex have long been an easy target of crooks and drug traffickers who siphon off … Continue reading

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Confirmed Swine Flu Cases Triples to 331

Friday, May 1, 2009 The mainstream media is reporting an updated number of confirmed swine flu cases this morning. According to the World Health Organization, 331 people now have H1N1 swine flu — a jump of 30%. The virus, commonly … Continue reading

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Democratic Rep. Eric Massa Wants Border Closed Over Swine Flu

Tuesday, April 28, 2009 In comments sure to spark controversy, Rep. Eric Massa (D-NY) said the border with Mexico should be closed until the swine flu threat is resolved. In a statement Massa said: “The public needs to be aware … Continue reading

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Obama Considers Troop Move to Mexican Border

Friday, March 13, 2009 With worsening drug gang violence between the border with the U.S. and Mexico, President Obama is considering possibly deploying National Guard troops to contain the violence but ruled out any immediate military move. Already this year … Continue reading

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