Tag Archives: Monterrey

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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Media spares US visions of Mexican gangland violence.

It is a five-hour drive from San Antonio, Texas to Monterrey, Mexico, the time it takes by car to travel from today’s society to the gun-running, mob-infested, Al Capone-ish activities of the US gangster era. Despite its proximity, news of … 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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