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LAVAGEM DE DINHEIRO E TRÁFICO DE DROGAS MISTURA INDISSOCIÁVEL

O tráfico de drogas e a lavagem de dinheiro nas Américas

Anthony D. Williams*
Cerca de 207 milhões de dólares e armas apreendidos durante uma operação                     policial no dia 15 de março de 2007. O dinheiro estava em malas, gavetas e                     closets de uma casa de um bairro de classe alta na Cidade do México.                     REUTERS/Procuraduría General de La República/MEXICO
Cerca de 207 milhões de dólares e armas apreendidos durante uma operação policial no dia 15 de março de 2007. O dinheiro estava em malas, gavetas e closets de uma casa de um bairro de classe alta na Cidade do México. REUTERS/Procuraduría General de La República/MEXICO (mais…)

MEXICO UNDER SIEGE

Mexico’s drug war disappearances leave families in anguish

Thousands of people have vanished without a trace – some caught up in violence, others for no reason anyone can fathom. Relatives remain in agonized limbo

Migrants in MexicoCentral American migrants attend a prayer service at a shelter in Lecheria, Mexico. Migrants are particularly vulnerable to kidnappings. (Alexandre Meneghini, AP / March 7, 2011)
    By Wilkinson, Los Angeles Times
    Reporting from Mexico City —
They had scraped together money for a vacation in the port city of Veracruz. Four couples, owners of small fruit and taco shops, from the quiet state of Guanajuato. (mais…)

MEXICO – FIGHTING THE DRUG WARS

Whistleblower Alleges that U.S. Gun Agency Purposely

Allowed Weapons to be Smuggled to Mexico

by Marian Wang
ProPublicaA woman with children walk next to a soldier near a military checkpoint in Tijuana, Mexico, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010. Mexican government stepped up its fight against drug cartels, sending 860 more soldiers to Tijuana border city where violence has been rising in recent months. (AP Photo/Guillermo Arias)

In an effort to catch Mexican drug lords, the federal agency responsible for regulating the gun industry and cracking down on gun crimeallowed thousands of weapons to pass into Mexico and fall into the hands of criminals, according to a report by CBS News and other outlets this week. (mais…)

VIOLENCE TOWARD JOURNALISTS IN MEXICO

Mexico’s Regional Newspapers Limit Reporting of Cartels’

Role in Drug Violence

 

by Stephen Engelberg
ProPublica

 

.Mexican journalists protest against violence toward journalists on Aug. 7, 2010, in Mexico City. The placard reads, ‘I Hate Silence.’ (Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images)

Mexico’s regional newspapers are failing to report many of the murders, attacks on police and other violence linked to the nation’s war against drug cartels, a new analysis [1] shows.

The Fundación MEPI [2], an independent investigative journalism center, studied the crime coverage of 11 regional newspapers and found that the drug-trafficking cartels receive little mention. The data, and interviews with journalists, shows that threats, bribery and pressure are shaping the news delivered to hundreds of thousands of Mexicans who live outside the capital, Mexico City. (mais…)

MEXICO – 72 CORPOS ENCONTRADOS, ENTRE ELES QUATRO BRASILEIROS

Quatro brasileiros estão entre 72 corpos encontrados no México

Por Robin Emmott

MONTERREY, México (Reuters) – Fuzileiros navais mexicanos encontraram 72 corpos em uma fazenda no norte do México, perto da fronteira com os Estados Unidos, no maior incidente do tipo na crescente guerra do tráfico de drogas no país. (mais…)

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