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The Mexican cartels' war against social media continued this week with murder of another blogger in Nuevo Laredo, just across the border from Texas. The note left next to the body -- identifying the victim as a moderator of Nuevo Laredo en Vivo, a local blog about goings-on in the city which has become a forum for reporting drug-related crimes and warning the public about dangerous areas -- stated: “This happened to me for not…Continue
Added by Jeff Dunsavage on November 11, 2011 at 12:17pm — No Comments
U.S. State Department data show that the first six months of 2011 represented the most deadly period of the past eight years for U.S. citizens in Mexico, the Christian Science Monitor reports. From January 4 to June 11 of this year, 65 Americans were killed in Mexico, a 300% increase since 2003. Read full article.
The report found that Baja California, Tamaulipas, Chihuahua,…Continue
Added by Jeff Dunsavage on November 4, 2011 at 4:57pm — No Comments