<i>"The Name of Our Country is América" - Simon Bolivar</i> The Narco News Bulletin<br><small>Reporting on the War on Drugs and Democracy from Latin America
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Senator Ted Kennedy Pushes Immigration Reform and Obama for President on El Piolín Radio Show

“On May 1, 2006, Only Two Senators Marched for Immigrant Rights, One in Washington, the Other in Chicago”

By Al Giordano
The Field

January 31, 2008


Third Cocaine Plane Surfaces and is Tied to Web of Government Connections

Drug War Beginning to Look Like One Giant Cover Story

By Bill Conroy
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

January 29, 2008


Operation Two-Fold

How the CIA Infiltrated the DEA

By Douglas Valentine
Counterpunch

January 29, 2008


Laughing at the News in Oaxaca

Governor Ruiz Smiles as the Secretary of Government Lays Down New Rules

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

January 28, 2008


Immigration Policy: Will the Real Senator Clinton Please Stand Up?

The US Presidential Candidate that Pandered “No Woman Is Illegal” Thinks Some Are So “Illegal” that They Must Be Deported Without Due Process

By Al Giordano
The Huffington Post

January 28, 2008


Medellín: The Peace of the Pacifiers

The Narco-Paramilitary Control of the Colombia’s Second City Continues, Despite the Surrender of “Don Berna” and Media-Hyped Drop in Crime

By Forrest Hylton
NACLA Report on the Americas

January 24, 2008


Long Division

“Al Giordano... attended the caucuses on the strip in Las Vegas - It was not pretty”

By Tobin Harshaw
The New York Times

January 24, 2008


How the Clinton Campaign Armed a Black-Latino Time Bomb in Nevada

Divide and Conquer Politics from a Team that Harmed Mexican-Americans, and Mexico, When in Power

By Al Giordano
CounterPunch

January 22, 2008


Mireya: “We'll continue to resist; the Blood Spilled by Our Dead Will Not Be Betrayed”

The Zapatista Women’s Conference Ended on January 1, the 14th Anniversary of the Armed Uprising

By Juan Trujillo and Raúl Romero
Reporting from the mountains of Chiapas

en español... “Vamos a seguir resistiendo, la sangre que derramaron nuestros caídos no se puede traicionar”: Mireya
in italiano... Mireya: “Continueremo a resistere; il sangue versato dai nostri morti non verrà tradito”

January 21, 2008


El Tiempo: Congressman William Delahunt to Investigate U.S. Corporations’ Support for Colombian Paramilitaries

He Says He Is Concerned Over “the Magnitude of Participation” After Meeting with AUC Bosses Salvatore Mancuso, Jorge 40, Don Berna and Macaco

By Dan Feder
Via The Narcosphere

January 19, 2008


Indigenous Alliance in Solidarity with Apaches at Texas border

Resistance to U.S.-Mexico Border Wall on Both Sides of the Rio Grande

By Brenda Norrell
Via The Narcosphere

in italiano... Alleanza Indigena in solidarieta’ con gli Apaches al confine con il Texas

January 19, 2008


A New Strategy for the Popular Movement in Oaxaca?

Something for Everyone as the APPO and the Teachers Hit the Streets for 2008

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

in italiano... Una nuova strategia per il Movimento Popolare di Oaxaca?

January 18, 2008


Over Three Thousand People From Five Continents Danced and Partied with the EZLN on its 14th Anniversary

Comandanta Rosalinda: “The reclaimed land was bought with the flesh and blood of compañeros. That blood hasn't disappeared; it sings and cries for joy over the years”

By Raúl Romero
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Más de tres mil personas de los cinco continentes bailaron y festejaron con el EZLN su aniversario numero catorce

January 17, 2008


Las Abejas Civil Organization: 10 years After the Killings in Acteal, “We’re Still Hungry for Justice, Thirsty for Peace”

The Masterminds Behind the Massacre of a Pro-Zapatista Chiapas Community Are Still Free

By Raúl Romero
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... A 10 años de la matanza de Acteal, “seguimos hambrientos de justicia, sedientos de paz”: organización civil Las Abejas

January 15, 2008


Philip Agee, Former Agent Who Exposed CIA Crimes, Dies in Cuba

Founder of Covert Action Quarterly Revealed U.S. Support for Repression and Massacres in Mexico, Chile, Uruguay and Elsewhere

By Patrick Martin
World Socialist Web Site

January 14, 2008


A Texas Divided Will Be Broken In Two

South Texas Residents Are Struggling, Together, Like Never Before, to Stop the Border Wall and Militarization Being Imposed from Up North

By Jay J. Johnson-Castro, Sr.
Inside the Checkpoints: Commentary from the Río Grande

January 13, 2008


‘Operation Condor’ Was No Mystery to Washington

Declassified Documents Show Intelligence Services of Peru and Argentina Kept Washington Informed in Real Time About a 1980 Joint Clandestine Operation

By Ángel Páez
Inter Press Service

January 13, 2008


Cocaine Jet Crash in Mexico Linked to Narco-Trafficker Who Worked for U.S. Government

Before His September Arrest, José Nelson Urrego May Have Been Operating as a Trafficker and Money Launderer for Years in Panama, Under U.S. Protection

By Bill Conroy
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

January 12, 2008


Jet Case Colored with Shades of Iran/Contra and “House of Death”

Why Would CIA and ICE Have Gotten Involved in “Mayan Express” Drug Shipments?

By Bill Conroy
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

January 12, 2008


Apaches Rise to Defend Homelands from Homeland Security on Texas-Mexico Border

Indigenous Landowners Say “Ya Basta!” to Government Plans for “Border Wall” Through Their Backyards

By Brenda Norrell
U.N. Observer & International Reporter

January 9, 2008


On The Edge: The Femicide in Ciudad Juárez

Watch the New Documentary on the Ongoing Murders of Hundreds of Women Near the U.S.-Mexico Border

By Steev Hise
Pan Left Productions

January 8, 2008


Ten Years Later, It’s Time to Recognize the U.S. Government’s Responsibility for Acteal

For Survivors, Bitter Memories Worsened by Lingering Impunity and Continued Oversight of U.S. Role in Massacre

By Andrew Kennis
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

December 30, 2007


Colombian Government Declares Indigenous Reservations Targets for Fumigations

Native Leaders Spoke to Narco News on the Threats They Face from the Drug War in Their Territories

By Laura Del Castillo Matamoros
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... El gobierno colombiano da luz verde a fumigaciones en resguardos indígenas
em português... O governo colombiano dá luz verde a fumigações em reservas indígenas

December 29, 2007


Amnesty International Breaks Its Silence on Lovinsky Pierre-Antoine

Statement Came Just One Week After Narco News Report on the Haitian Human Rights Defender, Missing for Four Months

By Chris Fee
Via The Narcosphere

December 26, 2007


Ten Years After the Massacre at Acteal the Commercial Media, Governments and Academia Try to Avert the Responsibility of the State

Since Thursday, with the Attendance of Human Rights Advocates, the Summit Against Impunity is Taking Place in Acteal

By Juan Trujillo L.
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... A 10 años de la matanza de Acteal: gobiernos, medios masivos y académicos intentan evitar la responsabilidad del Estado
auf Deutsch... 10 Jahre nach dem Acteal Massaker versuchen die Massenmeden, Regierungen und Intellektuelle versuchen die Verantwortung des Staates zu vertuschen

December 22, 2007


Cocaine Jet That Crashed in Mexico Part of Cowboy Government Operation, DEA Sources Claim

Mexican Officials Fear the Case, if Exposed, Could Jeopardize US Funding for “Plan Mexico”

By Bill Conroy
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

December 19, 2007


Colombia’s New Generation of Paramilitaries Operates on Both Sides of Venezuelan Border

Though Uribe Claims Rightwing Militias No Longer Exist, They Are Trafficking Drugs and Killing Social Leaders in Border States

By Dan Feder
Via The Narcosphere

en español... La nueva generación de paramilitares colombianos opera en cada lado de la frontera venezolana

December 19, 2007


The Other Campaign Mobilizes in Response to Aggressions Against the Zapatistas of Bolom Ajaw

Authorities, Working Through an Alleged Paramilitary Group, Plan to “Relocate” the Inhabitants; Civil Groups Called to Boycott Tourism of the Agua Azul Falls

By Hermann Bellinghausen
La Jornada

en español... Se moviliza la otra campaña ante las agresiones a zapatistas de Bolom Ajaw
in italiano... Si mobilita l’altra campagna di fronte alle aggressioni agli zapatisti di Bolom Ajaw

December 13, 2007


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