Sunday, March 02, 2008

The usual blood in Mexico; and Chinese coming to Tamaulipas

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The National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers (NAFBPO) extracts and condenses the material that follows from Mexican and Central and South American on-line media sources on a daily basis. You are free to disseminate this information, but we request that you credit NAFBPO as being the provider.

Tiempo (Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua) 3/2/08

Luis Marrufo, a "ministerial police" agent, was executed and another agent was seriously wounded yesterday evening in Juarez as a result of a car-to-car firearm assault. The killers fled.

Frontera (Tijuana, Baja California) 3/2/08

A report came in at 2:55 a.m. Saturday about Tijuana's first execution for March. The body of a man, "practically completely burned" and shot twice on the head, was found on Las Flores St., Tijuana.

La Cronica de Hoy (Mexico City) 3/2/08

The lifeless body of the state of Michoacan's 45th execution victim for this year was found near El Rosal, Tacambaro. He'd been shot twice on the face.

Milenio (Mexico City) 3/2/08

Yet another clandestine "narcograve" house was identified in Ciudad Juarez. Three cadavers have been found buried in a house on Colonia Cuesta's Pedregal St., no number. This brings to twelve the number of human remains found buried in Juarez in the last ten days. Investigation - and digging - continues.

Tamaulipas en linea (Matamoros, Tamaulipas) 3/2/08 -Notimex-

"Beijing University to install a Cultural Center in Tamaulipas"
Reynosa - The Autonomous Univ. of Tamaulipas and the University of Beijing plan to install an information bank and educational programs for the benefit of future professionals in this educational facility. The University of Beijing will build a center in Tamaulipas "to make its language known" as well as to house an information bank about China; this will allow areas of development in educational programs, projects and studies, among other functions.

La Prensa Grafica (San Salvador, El Salvador) 3/2/08

El Salvador's President Tony Saca said that he and Mexico's President Calderon will deal with the immigration issue when Calderon makes a two day visit beginning Tuesday.
According to "Carecen Internacional", a non-governmental institution which assists migrants, some 700 Salvadorans leave the country every day for the United States to seek the American Dream.

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