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Lime Shortage Linked to Mexican Drug Cartel

Lime Shortage Linked to Mexican Drug Cartel

Lime prices have been climbing for months now, and while many people have blamed the problem on a bad harvest, that is not all that has caused the lime shortage. A bloody war has been raging between Mexican farmers and drug cartels. That is right; the shortage is linked to the Mexican drug cartel called […]

Mexico and the Drug War

Mexico and the Drug War

For much of the last decade, Mexico has been embroiled in a brutal war, inspired by numerous multi-billion international illegal drug industries. Major popular drugs include cocaine, meth, and marijuana. Not only do they have a popular market base in their country, they are also some of the biggest contributors to the American black market […]

The Lime Crisis Vigilantes [Video]

The Lime Crisis Vigilantes [Video]

As many ruminate over the cause of the recent history behind the North American lime shortage, many are believing in accusations that trace all the way down south to the world’s leading manufacturer of the little green citrus fruit. Mexico’s central state of Michoacan currently finds itself in the midst of a violent conflict between local self-defense […]

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Noble Prize Winning Author, Hospitalized in Mexico

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Noble Prize Winning Author, Hospitalized in Mexico

The world renowned author of such classic works as 100 Years of Solitude and Love in the Time of Cholera, has been hospitalized in Mexico City. The report was leaked by two officials who work for the Mexican health ministry. The story was leaked to Reuters on the condition that the two workers would remain […]

Mexican Tourist Destinations: Safe for Spring Break?

Mexican Tourist Destinations: Safe for Spring Break?

Spring break is the horizon for many college students across the U.S. and many students will be enjoying their time off in Mexico, one of the most popular tourist destinations for spring breakers.  According to Student City, a company that specializes in Spring Break travel planning, this year some of the most visited cities are […]

Mexico Found 370 Abandoned Children

Mexico Found 370 Abandoned Children

In just one week officials in Mexico found 370 abandoned children. These children were supposed to be guided through Mexico and smuggled into America, but instead have ended up abandoned. The traffickers, who were already paid their fees to take the children, had dumped them in various parts of Mexico instead of smuggling them to […]

Mexican Women Forced to Have Babies in the Street

Mexican Women Forced to Have Babies in the Street

Women’s rights activists met on Thursday to seek international help for Mexican women who are being forced to have their babies in the street. Health officials say that it is due to overcrowded hospitals, but women’s rights activists say that it is more than that. They believe there is a pattern of turning away indigenous […]

The Caminata Nocturna Is a Simulated Illegal U.S. Border Crossing Event

The Caminata Nocturna Is a Simulated Illegal U.S. Border Crossing Event

On a Saturday night four hundred miles south of the U.S. border, a group of people gathered in a small Mexican village to participate in a simulated illegal border-crossing event called Caminata Nocturna, or Night Hike. Anyone interested in experiencing the shorter, easier, and non-life-threatening version of an illegal Mexico-U.S. border crossing can do so […]

Mexican Organized Crime Invests in Iron Ore

Mexican Organized Crime Invests in Iron Ore

Mexican organized crime have come to understand that the drug business comes with many unexpected costs and one particular cartel makes its principal source of income from investing in iron ore. The Knights Templar, a psuedo-religious criminal organization that controls the western Mexican state of Michoacan, profits from what can be extracted from the ground […]

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  • Nokia Halts Lumia 2520 Tablet Due to Faulty Chargers April 17, 2014
    Nokia has halted the sale of its new Lumia 2520 tablet due to faulty chargers. Those who currently have the tablet are being warned to stop using the AC-300 charger right now. There are fears that the fault could lead to electric shocks. The good news is there are no confirmed incidents yet. The news […]
    Alexandria Ingham
  • J.K. Rowling Continues Potterverse With Ginny Weasley April 17, 2014
    J.K. Rowling has continued her Potterverse with articles written by Ginny Weasley, under her married name Ginny Potter. The Harry Potter author is continuing with works that she knows will make her money, and focusing on the Quidditch World Cup. It seems like she cannot get enough of her fictional world, and who can blame […]
    Alexandria Ingham
  • Brett Favre and the Green Bay Packers, Can They Reconcile April 17, 2014
    Everyone in Packer land has an opinion on what happened between the Green Bay Packers and Favre. Thompson, Executive Vice President of the team, and Brett Favre were unable to come to an agreement after the 2007 season. The deal left a bad taste for a lot of fans, wondering why Thompson would let their […]
    Jabar Morarend
  • Republican Party Backs Cory Gardner at Colorado State Assembly April 17, 2014
    Last weekend Colorado Republicans held their State Assembly in Greenwood Village to gear up for an ever more closely contested election to be held in November.  The Assembly showed just how strongly the Republican Party backs current U.S. House Representative Cory Gardner within state ranks as their candidate for the available Colorado seat in the […]
    Joseph Porter
  • Bottle of Wine Is NSW Premier’s Undoing April 17, 2014
    Red, red wine, goes to your head, sang UB40 back in the eighties. “Makes you forget..” It certainly had a potent effect on Premier of New South Wales, Barry O’ Farrell’s memory. The NSW premier completely forgot he had been given a bottle of the most expensive wine ever produced in Australia, the legendary Penfold’s […]
    Kate Henderson

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