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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


Comments | More in Mexico | Topics: jail, John Kerry, Megan Cornish

May 5, 2013 at 7:07 AM

Olympia roommates jailed over May Day ’12, refused to testify

Pair deserved jail time Nobody likes to be a snitch, and solitary confinement may have been too harsh in this case, but Katherine Olejnik and Matthew Duran were rightfully imprisoned for contempt of court [“Pair jailed over May Day in ’12 steer clear — again,” NWThursday, May 2]. I don’t believe for a minute the contention that…


| Topics: anarchy, jail, May Day