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  • Internal migration flows below the radar in Mexico

     
    Mexico's internal migration: The figures on internal migration among the states of Mexico offer some intriguing contradictions...
  • U.S., Mexican governments reject report calling for drug legalization

     
    The governments of the United States and Mexico promptly rejected this week the conclusions of a high-profile international report calling for the "legal regulation" of some drugs. In separate statements, the governments signaled that they would not...
  • How many have died in Mexico's drug war?

     
    The last figure released by the Mexican government on the number of dead during its 4 1/2-year, military-led crackdown on organized crime came in January, at just over 34,000. It covered the period from the start of the drug war in December 2006 until the...
  • MEXICO: Poet's peace caravan to end drug war approaches Ciudad Juarez

     
    Every few years in Mexico, a grass-roots social movement pops up that seeks to shake up the status quo, take on longstanding corruption, the wide gap between rich and poor, and the often-unresponsive political class. There was the Zapatistas' march to...
  • The war on 'the war on drugs' [The conversation]

     
    With the 40th anniversary of President Richard Nixon's "War on Drugs" Friday, many people seem to agree that the battle against “America’s public enemy No. 1” has failed. After the Global Commission on Drug Policy released its June...
  • End the Drug War

     
    I certainly don't agree with the Libertarian Party on everything, but when it comes to its stance on the War on Drugs, we're absolutely on the same page. To that end, I'd like to share the party's statement last week......
  • Obama news conference: 'A lot of people say a lot of things to satisfy their base'

     
    Full text of Obama's news conference June 29 and House Speaker Boehner's response....
  • ‘A Patch of Earth’ gets reading, with playwright Kitty Felde

     
    Playwright Kitty Felde will be in town Friday for a reading of her play “A Patch of Earth” and talkback session afterward. John DiDonna, in association with the Empty Spaces Theatre Co(llaboration) is presenting the event, which is free, as...
  • Which nations do Americans like most -- and least? Gallup finds some surprises

     
    North Korean and Iranian leaders send warmest Valentine's Day wishes to Americans....
  • LIBYA: Kadafi to face investigation for crimes against humanity

     
    The International Criminal Court in The Hague will formally investigate the regime of Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi for crimes against humanity in the repression of peaceful protesters, the court’s prosecutor, Luis Moreno-Ocampo, said Wednesday. &#...
  • Sarasota Film Fest lineup — Christopher Plummer, Geena Davis, Harry Connick Jr.

     
    This year's Sarasota Film Festival will be star-studded and action packed, with a performance by Harry Connick, Jr. and his orchestra, and appearances by Oscar winner Geena Davis and screen legend and Oscar nominee Christopher Plummer. Their opening night...
  • Hitler Aide Rudolf Hess Flees to Scotland!

     
    May 13, 1941: Rudolf Hess, the Nazis’ No. 2 deputy, bails out of his Messerschmitt over Scotland. He will commit suicide in Spandau prison in 1987. Ralph Bellamy fills in for Lee Shippey, who is recovering from surgery. Tom Treanor,......