Friday, October 20, 2017

Mexico: the Deaths Map

Mexico-US frontier:  Jeremy Harding sees the frontier as "a vast, straggling set of defences, edified at extraordinary cost, where America's sense that it is under siege can be properly enacted".
Homeless people are pressing for urgent action to provide them with housing.
Resentment against foreigners is growing in Argentina, as many poor migrants from Bolivia and Paraguay have been involved in the takeover of land in Buenos Aires.
Tensions for Haitian migrants in the Dominican Republic as immigrant is shot dead by patrol.
About 300 families flee Cuidad Meir following days of gang battles triggered by killing of Tony the Tormenta.
UN says Colombia has more people displaced by violence than any other country.
Hedge funds -- and members of the US Congress -- profit from the incarceration of a million immigrants.
Surveillance on the US -Mexico border to be increased by the introduction of new drones. Taylor Barnes discusses security issues.
Frontera Norte Sur reports on the drug-traffickers' mass murder of international migrants that took place last week in San Fernando, Tamaulipas, Mexico (Gulf coast).  
A group of Colombian and foreign academics is protesting against aerial spraying of glyphosate on Afro-Colombian and indigenous communities.

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