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How close before the violence worries us?

If you got in your car in Tulsa and drove south for half-a-day, you’d find yourself having left the state of Oklahoma for the Mexican state of Nuevo Leone, where the industrial city of Monterrey is located. It’s where Tecate … Continue reading

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Monday killings underscore Mexican drug violence.

While high schools and universities across the US are cancelling exchange programs with Mexican equivalents, evidence continues to mount regardless the lawlessness of the country. In the southern Gulf coast city of Veracruz, a newspaper editor and his family were … Continue reading

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Backyard Violence: How Close?

News of gangland killings and drug-related beheadings in Dallas would have midwesterners grabbing firearms or -at the least – changing travel plans. The killings and beheadings are real. The distance is 282 miles. Four hours south of San Antonio – … Continue reading

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