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Opening Statement, April 18, 2000
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CIA Spook Gunned Down by Intolerance

Former Federal Agent Confirms Roland Carnaby Was CIA as Wildfire of Speculation Surrounds Mysterious Circumstances of His Death

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

May 29, 2008

Two Years Later in Oaxaca: Part I

What’s The Difference?

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

May 27, 2008

Obama and the US-Latin America Time Bomb

Defusing US Policy Toward Latin America Requires Cutting the Wires in Proper Order

By Al Giordano
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Obama y la bomba de tiempo Estados Unidos-Latinoamérica

May 26, 2008

“Todos Somos Americanos”

“Colonized by empires, we share stories of liberation”

By Senator Barack Obama
Text of Policy Speech to the Cuban American National Foundation

May 25, 2008

The Empire's Hypocritical Politics

A Response to Senator Barack Obama

By Fidel Castro Ruz
Granma English Language Edition

May 26, 2008

Mixed Blessing

Obama Ought to Beware the US Counterinsurgency Quagmire in Colombia

By Tom Hayden
The Nation

May 26, 2008

Rethink the Fight Against Cocaine

Drug Use is Up, and Colombian Farmers are Unfairly Targeted - Let’s Overhaul Counternarcotics

By Mark L. Schneider
The Christian Science Monitor

May 24, 2008

Photos Allegedly from the FARC Undermine Colombian Government’s Credibility

Alleged to Have Been on the Guerrilla Organization’s Laptops, the Photos Were In Fact Taken by Colombian Intelligence Agencies

By Daniel Denvir
NACLA, via Venezuelanalysis.com

May 24, 2008

Plan Mexico Passed

The US House and Senate Approves Modified Versions of the Merida Initiative

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

May 22, 2008

“Time to Dig Into That Jar”

Please Join Me in Donating to The Fund for Authentic Journalism to Keep Narco News Publishing

By Bill Conroy
The Fund for Authentic Journalism

May 22, 2008

The McCain Doctrine: Back to the Cold War in Latin America

The Cuba Embargo, Colombia Trade and Human Rights in Mexico Are Suddenly Major Issues in the US Presidential Campaign

By Al Giordano
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... La Doctrina McCain: De vuelta a la Guerra Fría en Latinoamérica

May 22, 2008

INTERPOL: In Colombia 3 + 3 = 8

The Colombian Government’s Claims about Alleged Guerrilla Computers Don't Add Up

By Charlie Hardy
Via The NarcoSphere

May 21, 2008

Money Laundering & Murder in Colombia: Official Documents Point to DEA Complicity

Kent Memo’s Corruption Allegations Bolstered by FOIA Records, Leaked U.S. Embassy Teletype

By Bill Conroy
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

May 18, 2008

Mexico’s Battle Over Oil

President Felipe Calderon Seeks to Privatize the Most Profitable Aspects, Including Refining, Processing, and Transport

By Laura Carlsen
Foreign Policy in Focus

May 15, 2008

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Drugs Detainees for Deportation

“The U.S. Government Has Injected Hundreds of Foreigners it Has Deported with Dangerous Psychotropic Drugs Against Their Will”

By Amy Goldstein and Dana Priest
From the Washington Post series, Careless Detention

May 14, 2008

The House of Death is No Longer the New Kid on the Block

Two More Houses Doubling as Graveyards Discovered in Ciudad Juárez

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

May 7, 2008

Two Years On, Atenco Still Hurts

Sixteen Activists, Some with Life Sentences, Remain Imprisoned for Minor Crimes

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

May 6, 2008

A Primer on Plan Mexico

The Bush Administration Has Put Its Proposal to Militarize Mexico to the Upcoming Iraq Supplemental Bill

By Laura Carlsen
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Primicias sobre el Plan México

May 26, 2008

The Guardian Covers (Up) Colombia’s Reality

London’s “Left Leaning” Newspaper Props Up Latin America’s Most Authoritarian Government

By Joe Emersberger
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

May 5, 2008

Notes on the Conjuncture: Mexico, 2008

Notes for a Presentation to the Oaxaca After the Barricades Conference, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC, April 28, 2008

By Fred Rosen
Senior Analyist, North American Congress on Latin America

May 2, 2008

AFL-CIO, in Letter to US Rep. William Delahunt, Comes Out Against Plan Mexico

US Labor Unions: “Increased Funding of the Mexican Military and Police Won’t Enhance Security”

By Barbara Shailor, AFL-CIO
Letter Obtained by Narco News

May 2, 2008

Zapatista Prisoners Transferred from Tabasco to Chiapas Amid Rumors That They Might be Freed

The Other Campaign Remains Skeptical That the Government Will Free the Two Men

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

April 25, 2008

Caciques, Triquis and Impunity – More of the Same

Increasing Level of Threats and Intimidation in the Autonomous Community of San Juan Copala, Oaxaca

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

April 24, 2008

"We Will Not Be Moved!"

El Barrio Fights Back Against Globalized Gentrification

By Michael Gould-Wartofsky

en español... "No nos moverán"

April 23, 2008

Foreboding and Loathing in the Quest for the House of Death

After Years of Reporting on the Infamous Juárez House, Narco News Pays a Visit

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

April 22, 2008

Three Amigos Summit

Presidents of US, Mexico & Canada Will Meet with 28 Corporate Leaders Behind Closed Doors in New Orleans Sunday and Monday

By Manuel Pérez Rocha and Sarah Anderson
Foreign Policy in Focus

April 19, 2008

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