Posts tagged "drug cartels"

In Chicago, a vigil for missing students in Mexico

In Chicago, a vigil for missing students in Mexico
The disappearance and possible murder of 43 students last month in Mexico has resonated in Chicago’s Mexican community. Around 100 people gathered for a vigil Friday night in Pilsen to call attention to the disappearance of the students and also the discovery of mass graves in Mexico. “Every day is a day of death in... Read more »

Mexican journalist killed for using social media

Mexican journalist killed for using social media
An employee of a Mexican newspaper was found murdered this past weekend in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. The 39-year-old victim worked at Primera Hora and was found decapitated and there was a warning left next to her body believed to be from drug cartels. She was reportedly killed for using social media to report on drug... Read more »