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New Hi-Tech, Low-Cost Smart Phone Comes to Mexico

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS Smooth, a new hi-tech, android-interfaced smartphone company, began operations in Mexico on Friday, Sept. 23, offering innovative mobile telephony devices at affordable prices. Smooth offers a variety of mobile phones with 3G coverage and quick, reliable after-sale service to ensure dependable connectivity both throughout Mexico and internationally. With smartphones starting as low as 2,000 pesos, Smooth provides

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Preventive Detention, a Means of Control and Abuse in Latin America

By MARK LORENZANA In March of this year, the government of El Salvador, headed by President Nayib Bukele, declared a state of emergency after police recorded a total of 62 homicides in a single day. It marked the most violent day in 30 years for the Central American country, which has contended with criminal gangs for decades. El Salvador has

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As Violence Rate Declines across Latin America, Mexico’s Continues to Rise

By KELIN DILLON According to a new report released by the Small Arms Survey, an organization based out of Geneva with a specialization in tracking violent deaths around the world, Mexico is the only nation in Latin America that’s regressed in its pursuit of peacefulness, growing from 10.7 murders per 100,000 inhabitants in 2004 to more than triple that –

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