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Current news concerning Oaxaca, Mexico as well as Mark's thoughts, for what they are worth, on the world's most pressing issues of the day.



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Puebla, Mexico: Sources say 200 million cubic meters of toxic sludge lie at the bottom of Valsequillo reservoir

Mon, 08 Dec 2008 19:43:04 PST

Note: Beeeeg problems with Blogger.com. I wrote this post just a bit after 9:00 this morning and couldn't get it online until late this evening. I don't know what's wrong with Blogger but I'll...

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Mexico City: AMLO blames the mafia for his defeat and subsequent disappearance.

Mon, 08 Dec 2008 19:43:04 PST

The Mafia Stole the Presidency From Us. That is the title of Andrés Manuel López Obrador's (AMLO's) new book which he is now shilling wherever and whenever he can. He has morphed from legitimate...

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Oaxaca, Mexico: China "guarantees" quality of exported poisons.

Mon, 08 Dec 2008 19:43:05 PST

Do NOT put anything "Made in China" in any bodily orifice. That would include ear, eye, nose and throat as well as any of the unmentionable orifices. I would also caution against applying anything...

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Washington, D.C.: "Fairness Doctrine" sinks faster than the Titanic

Mon, 08 Dec 2008 19:43:05 PST

Man! That was fast. There has been a lot of chatter on the net for the past couple of weeks about Nancy Pelosi, Dianne Feinstein et al mumbling about bringing back the "Fairness Doctrine" in a...

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Oaxaca, Mexico: Best telemarketer prank, ever.

Wed, 27 Jun 2007 07:45:52 PDT

I realize that telemarketers are not a big annoyance in Mexico. For one thing, the ones that do exist haven't learned how to get a hook into a victim. The phone call is usually acompanied by some...

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Berlin, Germany: Now this is hard ball politics!

Mon, 08 Dec 2008 19:43:05 PST

So ya wanna play hardball? The Poles know how to play hardball. The conservative Polish news magazine Wprost took a vicious shot at Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel, calling her the "Stepmother of...

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Oaxaca, Mexico: State Sec'y of Tourism says, "Guelaguetza is ready!"

Mon, 08 Dec 2008 19:43:05 PST

 Beatriz Rodríguez Ready for what? Oaxaca State Secretary of Tourism Beatriz Rodríguez says that "Everything is ready for the festivities to take place." Uh-huh. In a press conference in Mexico...

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Oaxaca, Mexico: I've found the pants!

Mon, 08 Dec 2008 20:53:57 PST

Mark in Mexico proudly announces that he has found Judge Roy Pearson's missing $67,000,000.00 $54,000,000.00 pants.  Judge Roy Pearson's missing pants Why didn't he just check with me...

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Puebla, Mexico: Governor Marin: Don't breathe the water at Valsequillo or marry your sister!

Mon, 08 Dec 2008 20:53:57 PST

Another six-fingered child in Valsequillo This is the last (for awhile) in the series about the poisoning of the Valsequillo reservoir just outside Puebla, Mexico. Puebla is a city you don't hear...

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Oaxaca, Mexico: So, who needs sleep?

Mon, 08 Dec 2008 20:53:58 PST

The bomb and rocket explosions are almost constant as Sección 22 (the teachers who don't teach) and APPO celebrate the one year anniversary of the failed attempt to oust them from their month-long...

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Mexico City: Officials develop sure-fire plan to offset northward migration

Thu, 14 Jun 2007 19:33:33 PDT

Mexico City officials have proposed a plan to offset the northward migration of the Mexican population by attracting hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of men from north of the border. This...

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Puebla, Mexico: State government successfully creates race of super human midgets. UPDATE III

Tue, 12 Jun 2007 09:45:51 PDT

If you're a new visitor or haven't read the first 3 posts concerning the environmental and human disaster at Valsequillo reservoir, please read these posts first, and in order. You can bring...

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Oaxaca, Mexico: The power of prayer

Mon, 08 Dec 2008 20:53:59 PST

I sat down at my computer for the first time today at 7;30 PM, Central Daylight Savings Time. I opened My Yahoo!. As the page opened, I closed my eyes and said this silent prayer to THORPE, the great...

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Mexico City: New record set -- 21 executed in 24 hours

Fri, 08 Jun 2007 05:42:45 PDT

I think this is a new record. A combination of "explosive devices", 9mm pistols, AK-47's and AR-15's have left 21 dead and 10 wounded throughout Mexico in the past 24 hours. 8 in Guerrero 5 in...

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Puebla, Mexico: State government successfully creates race of super human midgets. UPDATE II

Thu, 07 Jun 2007 16:07:54 PDT

Re: the statement by the hack from the Secreariat of Environment and Natural resources that Valsequillo reservoir could not be poisoned because "only" 20-30% of its water supply was raw sewage:This...

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Puebla, Mexico: State government successfully creates race of super human midgets. UPDATE 1

Tue, 05 Jun 2007 21:26:06 PDT

In the previous post I detailed the health problems at the Valsequillo reservoir, the largest in Mexico. I took you from October of last year when Reforma first blew the lid off this decades-long...

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Puebla, Mexico: State government successfully creates race of super human midgets

Mon, 08 Dec 2008 20:53:59 PST

 Count'em yourself. I make it six.This youngster has 6 fingers on each hand as well as 6 toes on each foot. 24 digits in all. Reforma took down the original photo that was posted early this...

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Oaxaca, Mexico: 6 Central American illegals crushed by 100 in trailer

Mon, 08 Dec 2008 20:54:00 PST

Six Central American illegal immigrants died after being crushed by 100 others in a trailer of bananas in the Isthmas of Tehuantepec. The human traffickers responsible for these people had installed...

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Oaxaca, Mexico: Macho Machiavelli

Mon, 08 Dec 2008 20:54:00 PST

APPO secretly supported the entrance and occupation of Oaxaca by the PFP. In a document, titled "Unity Is the Way", released by the FPR (Popular Revolutionary Front -- the commies) and read aloud to...

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Fruithurst, Alabama: The Fred is dead

Mon, 08 Dec 2008 20:54:00 PST

 11-year-old Jamison Stone and his quite dead Fred The 1051 pound monster hog/pig shot by an 11 year-old boy has been identified. He is Fred, the beloved pet of Rhonda and Phil Blissitt, who...

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Mexico City: The PAN and the PRI are watching with glee.

Fri, 01 Jun 2007 21:23:57 PDT

I've been out all day and just got back to check on things in the DF. For those of you who may not know, Mexico City is a federal district, much like Washington, DC. The city is commonly referred to...

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Mexico City: "Sorry, we're closed for the day."

Mon, 08 Dec 2008 20:54:00 PST

Protesting teachers and students who just want the day off have effectively shut down Mexico City today. Here is a partial list of the blocked streets and highways in and around the city as of about...

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Mexico City: 2 million pesos damage to ISSSTE building on Paseo de la Reforma

Fri, 01 Jun 2007 08:58:28 PDT

APPO and Sección 22 sure wore out their welcome in a hurry, didn't they? Protesters yesterday assaulted the giant ISSSTE headquarters building on Paseo de la Reforma, doing 2 million pesos damage...

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Mexico City: Bienvenidos Los Zetas

Fri, 01 Jun 2007 08:17:05 PDT

Drivers who passed in front of the TV Azteca studios in Ajusco this morning were greeted by a huge "manta", which is a sign painted on cloth and strung in the air, which said: Bienvenidos Los...

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