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  • Two Kidnapped Journalists Rescued in Northern Mexico[grenade attack on TV studio]

    08/01/2010 4:59:05 PM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 5 replies · 5+ views
    MEXICO CITY – Mexican Federal Police freed two kidnapped journalists held captive since last Monday in the northern part of the country by an organized crime group, officials said Saturday. The two were in a group of four journalists who were intercepted last Monday in the La Laguna region, which includes areas in the states of Coahuila and Durango in northern Mexico. One of them, Hector Gordoa of Televisa, was released Thursday in good health. In an operation based on intelligence work, the agents rescued the two journalists in the city of Gomez Palacio, Durango state, according to a communique...
  • Four journalists missing in Mexican state of Durango

    07/28/2010 2:12:51 PM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 14 replies
    BBC ^ | July 28, 2010
    Four journalists have gone missing in the north Mexican state of Durango, a human rights body says. The four had been covering protests at a prison in Gomez Palacio, Mexico's National Commission for Human Rights said. Inmates there have been protesting at a report that accused the jail's director of releasing inmates to carry out drug-related killings. At least nine journalists have been killed in Mexico so far this year. The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights says several more have also been kidnapped. 'Picked up' Three of the missing journalists were "picked up" at about midday on Monday and the...
  • TERRORISM and COUNTERTERRORISM: News, INFORMATION & Analysis #2

    04/11/2010 9:33:03 AM PDT · by Velveeta · 4,070 replies · 6,773+ views
    Free Republic | 4/11/2010 | FReeper Collaboration
    Obama amputates our nuclear arms By: Charles Krauthammer ...snippet...Under President Obama’s new policy, however, if the state that has just attacked us with biological or chemical weapons is “in compliance with the Non-Proliferation Treaty,” explained Gates, then “the U.S. pledges not to use or threaten to use nuclear weapons against it.” Imagine the scenario: Hundreds of thousands are lying dead in the streets of Boston after a massive anthrax or nerve gas attack. The president immediately calls in the lawyers to determine whether the attacking state is in compliance with the NPT. If it turns out that the attacker...
  • 4 decapitated bodies found in northern Mexico

    05/17/2010 1:48:20 AM PDT · by Cindy · 26 replies · 1,405+ views
    (AP) via Google.com ^ | May 16, 2010 | By OSCAR VILLALBA (AP)
    PIEDRAS NEGRAS, Mexico — SNIPPET: "Durango state police say the heads were found on the hood of a pickup truck left in a shopping center parking lot in the city of Gomez Palacio late Saturday." A Durango state police officer sp SNIPPET: "The officer said Sunday that relatives told authorities the four men killed, ages 18 to 20, were university students in Gomez Palacio."
  • El Monte school board member slain in Mexico

    12/31/2009 11:33:43 PM PST · by Ladycalif · 18 replies · 1,416+ views
    LA Times ^ | 12/31/2009
    A 33-year-old El Monte school board member and five other men were shot dead execution-style in north central Mexico on Wednesday night, after they were abducted by gunmen, according to family members. Agustin Roberto “Bobby” Salcedo was having dinner with his wife in a restaurant when armed men burst in and kidnapped Salcedo and five other men. All six were found dead Thursday, El Monte officials said. Salcedo’s wife was not abducted.