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Archive for the 'Mexico' Category

Mexico Issues Travel Warning For Arizona

by @ Tuesday, April 27th, 2010. Filed under Foreign Affairs, Immigration, Individual Liberty, Mexico

The Mexican Government is warning its citizens to avoid travel to Arizona: Mexico’s government is warning its citizens about travel to Arizona because of a tough new immigration law there. The travel alert from the Foreign Relations Department urges Mexicans in Arizona to “act with prudence and respect the framework of local laws.” It says […]

U.S. To Send Troops To Mexico To Fight War On Drugs

by @ Thursday, March 19th, 2009. Filed under Foreign Affairs, Mexico, War On Drugs

In what strikes me as a really bad idea, it looks like American military forces are headed to Mexico to fight the War On (Some) Drugs: The US is drawing up comprehensive plans to help Mexico in its fight against drug-trafficking, a senior military official has told Congress. Gen Gene Renuart, head of the US […]

U.S. Protectionism Leads To Mexican Retaliation

by @ Tuesday, March 17th, 2009. Filed under Barack Obama, Economics, Foreign Affairs, Mexico, Politics

Or, to put it more simply, we’ve got a little trade war brewing south of the border, down Mexico way: MEXICO CITY — Mexico said Monday it will increase tariffs on about 90 U.S. products in retaliation for last week’s decision to end a pilot program that allowed some Mexican trucks to transport goods in […]

How Do You Say “Hanging Chad” In Spanish ?

by @ Sunday, July 9th, 2006. Filed under Foreign Affairs, Mexico

We may well find out because the losing candidate in the Mexican Presidential Election is not accepting the outcome: MEXICO CITY, July 8 — Downtown Mexico City swelled Saturday with the accumulated frustration and rage of the poor, who were stoked into a sign-waving, fist-pumping frenzy by new fraud allegations that failed populist candidate Andr?s […]

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