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Cartel capo killed in shootout with federal forces | World | News | Toronto Sun
He called the gun battle “proof that Nayarit is, and will remain, at peace.”
news  mexico  1984 
february 2017 by ignatz
Bordering the Future: El Cobalto
That time radioactive steel was made into furniture
mexico  nuclear  accidents  toxics  environment  failure  no  ha 
august 2014 by ignatz
drug cartel-controlled mobile comms networks
“The Mexican military has recently broken up several secret telecommunications networks that were built and controlled by drug cartels so they could coordinate drug shipments, monitor their rivals and orchestrate attacks on the security forces. A network that was dismantled just last week provided cartel members with cellphone and radio communications across four northeastern states. The network had coverage along almost 500 miles of the Texas border and extended nearly another 500 miles into Mexico’s interior. Soldiers seized 167 antennas, more than 150 repeaters and thousands of cellphones and radios that operated on the system. Some of the remote antennas and relay stations were powered with solar panels.”
mexico  drugs  networks  mobile-phones  crime  via:jm 
february 2013 by ignatz
Nanotechnology: Armed resistance : Nature News & Comment
Cyberpunk hell as Mexican eco-terrorists mailbomb nano researchers
mexico  nanotechnology  terrorism  neoluddite 
september 2012 by ignatz
between borders (work in progress 2009-) | Alejandro Cartagena
Photography shot along the U.S.-Mexico border of people living outside Reynosa. Beautiful.
photography  mexico 
november 2010 by ignatz
The News
English language Mexican newspaper
news  english  newspaper  mexico 
march 2009 by ignatz
Families want answers from man who says he dissolved 300 people - Los Angeles Times
Santiago Meza Lopez, known as El Pozolero (the Stew Maker), says he stuffed bodies into barrels of lye for drug cartels. He may be a good source of information about missing loved ones.
drugs  crime  politics  death  murder  mexico 
february 2009 by ignatz Refried Beans
Refried beans are well-fried, not fried twice.
food  beans  mexico  spanish  translation  fauxamis 
october 2008 by ignatz

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