Skip to comments.Mexico's drug war rocks U.S. expat stronghold
Posted on 06/18/2012 8:07:16 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
For decades, American and Canadian expats have flocked to the shores of Chapala, seeking refuge in the spring-like climate of Mexico's largest natural lake, where English author D.H. Lawrence once came for inspiration. But the calm of the clustered lakeside retreats was shattered last month when suspected drug-gang hitmen kidnapped a group of Mexican locals and dumped 18 decapitated bodies in two vehicles just miles (kilometers) from the lakeside tourist enclave of Ajijic. The explosion of violence followed months of escalating tension in a turf war between the Sinaloa and Zetas drug cartels that has spread from smuggling routes in the north to the fringes of Mexico's second biggest city, Guadalajara.
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Yeah...It's isolated until your head ends up rolling down the street.
Wonder if this is where Jesse Ventura finds his vast freedoms?
In Baja somewhere...
‘No one under 30 to be deported’
MSM, ‘Did Jalo get her haircut this weekend’?
It’s anybodies world...
I visited this area several years ago, back when Bush was President. You couldn’t believe the hate filled leftists that made up the majority of the ex-pat community. I went to a party at one of the hotels and the “I hate Bush” anti-American talk chased me out within 15 minuets.
I guess too much multicultural diversity is not all that it is cracked up to be.
I wouldn’t visit Mexico for a day never mind live there.
Agreed...I would not travel anywhere in mexico.
I figured most of them would be retired teachers from whack left universities.
They can have the damn place! I can get just as good margaritas here.
The War on Drugs: channeling hyperinflated profits into violent criminals' hands for 30 years, and still going strong. (TM)
...Which is why we’re hearing about the “plight” of these poor, poor, people...Now, if it’s American’s being murdered by illegals...crickets.
Obama is so busy with Executive orders & reaping praise from Mexico..(AP) LOS CABOS, Mexico Mexicos president is praising President Barack Obama for having the courage to limit the deportation of some young illegal immigrants living in the U.S.
How many fast and furious guns will be aimed at Americans ?