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Category: Mexico
June 19, 2014 at 7:04 AM

Jailed Mexican leader: Time for John Kerry to do something

Nestora Salgado speaks to community members at a gathering in Olinalá, in the state of Guerrero, Mexico, before she went to prison. (Courtesy of the Salgado family)

A big thanks for an excellent article on the campaign to free naturalized U.S. citizen and Mexican indigenous leader Nestora Salgado [“Pressure mounts to free Renton woman imprisoned in Mexico,” Local News, June 16].

The next question is what more will Secretary of State John Kerry do to


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March 24, 2009 at 2:44 PM

The Mexican truck ban

Tell the whole story The Associated Press In this 2006 photo, Robin Hvidston, right, and Raymond Herrera, protest as a truck entering the U.S. from Mexico leaves the California Highway Patrol Otay Mesa Inspection Station in San Diego. Editor, The Times: Your editorial “Banning Mexican trucks harms Washington” [Times, Opinion, March 23] does not tell the story completely or…


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March 9, 2009 at 4:00 PM

Mexican drug cartels

American weapons signaling an American problem Congress must act to slow the flow of weapons in Mexico. Horrific drug-cartel violence recently prompted the Pentagon’s Joint Forces Command to rank Mexico alongside Pakistan as a nation at risk of rapid and sudden collapse. And, it prompted the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to urge American…


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