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· June, 2008

Stories about Mexico from June, 2008

Mexico: 12 Die at Nightclub Raid

22 June 2008

During a nightclub raid in Mexico City, 12 people were killed by the stampede, including several policemen. Mexico Reporter writes that the police had gone to investigate whether drugs and alcohol were being sold to minors.

Mexico: Border Fence Construction Protests

13 June 2008

Activists are protesting the construction of a border fence between the United States and Mexico. Marisa Treviño of Latina Lista writes that the actions of the US government is uniting “diverse groups, who would never have before joined forces, to counter an enforcement policy that has nothing to do with...

Mexico: Suburb Satellite City

11 June 2008

Ciudad Satélite was “the first American-style planned suburb in Mexico” during the 1940s and 50s. Mario of Candyland posts a video of one of the first commercials promoting this new way of living.

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Mexico: citizen complaint over land expropiation in Copala

9 June 2008

In Copala [en], a town south of Acapulco in the province of Guerrero in Mexico, comes this video denouncing the alleged expropriation of lands belonging to Isabel Pisa and Fabiola Abarca by the Municipal President, Gonzalo Gallardo García, member of the Green Ecological Party [es]. The plan was to build...

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