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February 14, 2008 | Issue #50


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Dark Alliance: The Story Behind the Crack Explosion

The Bogotá Connection: Narco News Investigates DEA Corruption and Cover-Up in Colombia

The House of Death: U.S. Law Enforcement Complicity with Murder in Ciudad Juárez

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Lawlessness and the Boomerang
Effect in Oaxaca

Status of “Ungovernability” Returns to the Southern Mexican State

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from
Oaxaca

February 13, 2008

Exclusive:
Peace Corps, Fulbright Scholar Asked to ’Spy’ on Cubans,
Venezuelans

U.S. Embassy Official’s ’Spy’ Request Violated Long-Standing U.S.
Policy

By Jean Friedman-Rudovsky and Brian Ross
ABC
News

en español… Exclusiva:
‘Espiar’ a Cubanos y Venezolanos fue la tarea que le encomendaron a un
miembro del Peace Corps y a un estudiante que recibió la beca
‘Fulbright’

February 10, 2008

Mexican
Cop, Now in El Paso Hospital, Is a Marked Man

Juárez Law Enforcer Was Shot After Being Fingered as a Snitch, ICE
Sources Claim

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

February 10, 2008

American Democracy vs. American
Dictatorship

Chertoff Sues the University of Texas in Brownsville and Texas
Southmost College in Attempt to Place Border Wall Through the “Heart of
the Campus”

By Jay J. Johnson-Castro, Sr.
Inside the
Checkpoints: Commentary from the Río Grande

February 9, 2008

Nogales
Residents Say US is Building Border Wall on Mexico’s Land

Locals Want “Wall of Shame” Construction Halted on Mexico’s Soil,
Nearby Multi-Million Dollar Spy Towers Still Don’t Work

By Brenda Norrell
Via the
Narcosphere

February 7, 2008

Hispanic
Law Enforcers Demand Apology from Florida Congresswoman

Rep. Ginny Brown-Waite Denies Puerto Ricans Access to Stimulus
Package, Calling Them “Foreign Citizens… Who Do Not Pay Federal Income
Taxes”

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

February 7, 2008

Michael Chertoff, You’ve Been
Sued

Texas Border Residents Take Homeland Security Chief to Court Over Land
Seizures for Border Wall

By Jay J. Johnson-Castro, Sr.
Inside the
Checkpoints: Commentary from the Río Grande

February 6, 2008

St.
Pete Company Sold Cessna Used In Drug Case, FBI Says

Connection Found Between the Owner of Skyway and Donna Blue, both
Companies Which Sold Airplanes Later Used by Drug Smugglers

By Howard Altman
The Tampa Tribune

February 5, 2008

Senator Ted Kennedy Pushes
Immigration Reform and Obama for President on El Piolín Radio
Show

“On May 1, 2006, Only Two Senators Marched for Immigrant Rights, One
in Washington, the Other in Chicago”

By Al Giordano
The Field

January 31, 2008

Third Cocaine Plane Surfaces and
is Tied to Web of Government Connections

Drug War Beginning to Look Like One Giant Cover Story

By Bill Conroy
Special to The Narco News
Bulletin

January 29, 2008

Operation
Two-Fold

How the CIA Infiltrated the DEA

By Douglas Valentine
Counterpunch

January 29, 2008

Laughing at the News in
Oaxaca

Governor Ruiz Smiles as the Secretary of Government Lays Down New
Rules

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from
Oaxaca

January 28, 2008

Immigration
Policy: Will the Real Senator Clinton Please Stand Up?

The US Presidential Candidate that Pandered “No Woman Is Illegal”
Thinks Some Are So “Illegal” that They Must Be Deported Without Due
Process

By Al Giordano
The Huffington Post

January 28, 2008

Medellín:
The Peace of the Pacifiers

The Narco-Paramilitary Control of the Colombia’s Second City
Continues, Despite the Surrender of “Don Berna” and Media-Hyped Drop in
Crime

By Forrest Hylton
NACLA Report on the
Americas

January 24, 2008

Mireya: “We’ll continue to resist;
the Blood Spilled by Our Dead Will Not Be Betrayed”

The Zapatista Women’s Conference Ended on January 1, the 14th
Anniversary of the Armed Uprising

By Juan Trujillo and Raúl Romero
Reporting from
the mountains of Chiapas

en español… “Vamos a seguir
resistiendo, la sangre que derramaron nuestros caídos no se puede
traicionar”: Mireya

January 21, 2008

El
Tiempo: Congressman William Delahunt to Investigate U.S. Corporations’
Support for Colombian Paramilitaries

He Says He Is Concerned Over “the Magnitude of Participation” After
Meeting with AUC Bosses Salvatore Mancuso, Jorge 40, Don Berna and
Macaco

By Dan Feder
Via The Narcosphere

January 19, 2008

Over Three Thousand People From
Five Continents Danced and Partied with the EZLN on its 14th
Anniversary

Comandanta Rosalinda: “The reclaimed land was bought with the flesh
and blood of compañeros. That blood hasn’t disappeared; it sings
and cries for joy over the years”

By Raúl Romero
Special to The Narco News
Bulletin

en español… Más de tres mil
personas de los cinco continentes bailaron y festejaron con el EZLN su
aniversario numero catorce

January 17, 2008

A Texas Divided Will Be Broken In
Two

South Texas Residents Are Struggling, Together, Like Never Before, to
Stop the Border Wall and Militarization Being Imposed from Up North

By Jay J. Johnson-Castro, Sr.
Inside the
Checkpoints: Commentary from the Río Grande

en español… Una Texas
dividida se partirá en dos

January 13, 2008

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Top Reporters’ Notes

Inside
the Checkpoints: The Only Way Obama Can Win Texas on March 4
by Jay J.
Johnson-Castro, Sr.

Longest
Walk 2 begins for protection of Mother Earth
by Brenda Norrell

Letter
to Texas Governor Rick Perry Regarding the Texas-Mexico Border Tourism
Task Force
by Jay J. Johnson-Castro, Sr.

Mexican
cop, now in El Paso hospital, is a marked man
by Bill Conroy

Nogales
Residents Say US is Building Border Wall on Mexico’s Land
by Brenda
Norrell

Hispanic
Law Enforcers Demand Apology from Florida Congresswoman
by Bill
Conroy

Hated
Nation: Federal courtroom becomes healing balm
by Brenda Norrell

Col.
Ann Wright: Time to hold Bush administration responsible for torture

by Brenda Norrell (1 Comment)

Revealed:
Chávez role in cocaine trail to Europe
by Don Henry Ford Jr.

Apache
resisters in Texas: Homeland Security’s Nazi genocidal tactics
by
Brenda Norrell

Top Comments

It
was time to hold mr. bush responsible
by Don Henry Ford Jr. on "Col.
Ann Wright: Time to hold Bush administration responsible for torture" by
Brenda Norrell

Probably
not…
by Dan Feder on "Congressman William Delahunt to Investigate
U.S. Corporations’ Support for Colombian Paramilitaries" by Dan Feder

Delahunt
and the Colombian government
by Sean Donahue on "Congressman William
Delahunt to Investigate U.S. Corporations’ Support for Colombian
Paramilitaries" by Dan Feder

I
haven’t seen the ads
by Don Henry Ford Jr. on "Ron Paul speaks out
against drug prohibition" by Don Henry Ford Jr.

But
what about his ads on immigration?
by Sean Donahue on "Ron Paul speaks
out against drug prohibition" by Don Henry Ford Jr.

Ron
Paul responds to racism charges
by Don Henry Ford Jr. on "Ron Paul
speaks out against drug prohibition" by Don Henry Ford Jr.

And
finally
by Don Henry Ford Jr. on "Ron Paul speaks out against drug
prohibition" by Don Henry Ford Jr.

My
results
by Don Henry Ford Jr. on "Ron Paul speaks out against drug
prohibition" by Don Henry Ford Jr.

Two
political quizzes
by Don Henry Ford Jr. on "Ron Paul speaks out
against drug prohibition" by Don Henry Ford Jr.

FAA
registration histories for cocaine jets
by Bill Conroy on "Colombia’s
New Generation of Paramilitaries Operates on Both Sides of Venezuelan
Border" by Dan Feder

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