VACATION MEXICO …PART 4 … more UPDATES

Mexican head steps up drugs fight

Prohibition historicaly has been nothing but a stupid, foolish thing for humans to do.  We are not all fools and here you can see why I am against it.

GANDALF

Mexican authorities have accused an officer in the presidential guard of being a spy for a drug cartel.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/7801693.stm

Armed gang holds up train in Mexico, robs freight

… the thieves may have been after drums of pseudoephedrine, a chemical used in the illegal manufacture of methamphetamines, according to an official at the Michoacan state attorney general’s office. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because …http://news.moneycentral.msn.com/provider/providerarticle.aspx?feed=AP&date=20081227&id=9476176

The country has overtaken Colombia and Iraq for the number of kidnappings.  Drug gangs have responded violently to Mr Calderon’s crackdown

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/7645524.stm

‘Drug killings’ hit Mexican city

The authorities in the Mexican border city of Tijuana have found 16 bodies in 24 hours, in what police believe is part of a wave of drug-related murders. Twelve of the bodies were found on a patch of wasteland near a school just before it opened. Most showed signs of having been bound and tortured. A wave of murders linked to the drug trade has claimed the lives of more than 3,000 people in Mexico this year. Tijuana is a key area for smugglers aiming to get drugs into the US. City officials suspended lessons at the school near where the bodies were found.
         Mexico plans anti-kidnap police
 The rising number of kidnappings and killings has provoked a public outcry
 The Mexican government has created a specialist police force to tackle the level of kidnapping in the country, among the highest in the world. The authorities say so far this year more than 650 people have been abducted in Mexico a huge rise on last year. Mexico’s National Security Council says all 32 states will get an extra 11.5m pesos ($1.1m; £580,000) in funding to set up the anti-kidnapping units. The move was proposed at a security summit last month. 
 
       TERROR IN MEXICO
 
Sisters’ severed heads found on street
THE severed heads of two sisters have been discovered dumped on a path in Mexico’s northern Durango state, the local prosecutor’s office says, making a total of 18 decapitations countrywide in the past three days.  Today’s discovery came as Mexicans began mass protests against escalating violence, with some 2700 deaths in gangland-style killings reported so far this year, according to national media
 

 

Headless bodies found in Mexico

 

Police in Mexico say they have found three decapitated bodies on a rubbish dump in Tijuana, in the latest incident of gang-related violence.

The victims were found with their hands tied, along with messages referring to drug-trafficking. Their heads, found nearby, appear to have been burnt.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/7583899.stm

 BBC News Mexico holds crime crisis talks
BBC News, UK – 6 hours ago
Governors from Mexico’s 31 states and the federal district of Mexico City are due to attend the crisis talks called by President Calderon and discuss an …
Can Mexico Solve its Continuing Crime Problems?
Mexidata.info, CA – Aug 18, 2008
One of the main reasons for Mexico’s crime crisis is that it has a traditional and widespread corruption problem in its local and state police agencies. …
 W
all Street Journal Mexico Pays the Price of Prohibition
Wall Street Journal – Aug 18, 2008
Mexico is engaged in a life-or-death struggle against organized crime. Last week six more law enforcement officials were killed in the line of duty battling …

Mexico’s murder rate has climbed
dramatically in the past two years

Mexico’s drug killings ‘soaring’

Drug-related murders in Mexico have already exceeded last year’s total despite the deployment of 30,000 troops to tackle the issue, mediareports say. The Mexican newspaper, El Universal, said 2,682 people across Mexico had been killed since the start of this year, compared to 2,673 in 2007. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/7566077.stm

Mexico launches anti-kidnap squad

 
 Mexico Vacation Awareness
Aug 5, 2008 … Mexico Vacation Awareness. North America » Mexico … my priority to educate people about the many unknown dangers of vacationing in Mexico. …
http://www.travelblog.org/Forum/Threads/12053-1.html – 13k – CachedSimilar pages

Mexican gunmen kill drug patients

 Gunmen have killed eight patients and injured six others in a drug rehabilitation centre in Mexico.
The hooded gunmen, all wearing body armour, burst into the drug-and-alcohol rehabilitation centre, dragged the patients to the patio and shot them. 

 http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/7562537.stm

While the vast majority enjoys their vacation without incident, several may die …. Several American citizens have died while swimming in rough surf at the …
travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/spring_break_mexico/spring_break_mexico_2812.html – 45k –
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Deadly Vacation in Cancun,Mexico (filmed by hottopics …
A video by HOTTOPICS – Deadly Vacation in Cancun,Mexico (filmed by hottopics) Barely escaped with my … Cancun Mexico Vacation Hotel …
http://www.revver.com/video/317885/deadly-vacation-in-cancunmexico-filmed-by-


Spring break – Nolan Webster break – Spring Cancun Mexico
Dec 4, 2007 … Maureen Webster’s life has changed since her son, Nolan, died during a vacation in Mexico, a little more than one year ago. …
http://www.mexicovacationawareness.com/news.html – 149k – CachedSimilar pages

John Turley-Ewart: Mexico is proving a deadly vacation spot for …
John Turley-Ewart: Mexico is proving a deadly vacation spot for Canadians … Six Canadian tourists have died in Mexico in less than two years. …
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American Chronicle | Mexico Vacation: I Left My Dignity (And My …
Mexico Vacation: I Left My Dignity (And My Money) at Senor Frogs. North Star Writers Group. April 24, 2008. By Nathaniel Shockey …
http://www.americanchronicle.com/articles/59692 – 31k – CachedSimilar pages
Spring break – Nolan Webster break – Spring Cancun Mexico
The Mexico Vacation Awareness website is designed with the hope of achieving … or if a family member or loved one has died while vacationing in Mexico, …
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Transgender activist from Wisconsin killed while on Mexico …
Transgender activist from Wisconsin killed while on Mexico vacation. By. JD Uy. on May 27, 2008 2:30 PM | Permalink | Comments (0) …
http://www.metroweekly.com/gauge/last_word/2008/05/transgender-activist-from-wisc.html – 13k – CachedSimilar pages
ALSO SEE: Vacation Mexico parts 1,2 & 3 in my blog.

  You will notice I have been keeping you well ahead of the curve and well informed… as always. Peace 😉  GANDALF

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3 Responses to VACATION MEXICO …PART 4 … more UPDATES

  1. Unknown says:

    o(∩_∩)o…

  2. Maria says:

    Shouldn\’t that have any bearings on how we see imigration reform?

  3. Pingback: MEXICO’S DRUGS WAR | Gandalf's Staff

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