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The View from the North: Abbott’s ‘Stunt’ Is Working

OPINION By SILVIO CANTO, JR. To be honest, I did not think that Texas Governor Gregg Abbott’s controversial decision to send undocumented migrants to New York City, Washington, D.C. and other northern cities would do much to change the surging migrant crisis along the U.S-Mexico border. Well, I was wrong, and I happy to admit it. Abbott’s much-publicized stunt has

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The View from the North: Growing Militias Down Mexico Way

OPINION By SILVIO CANTO, JR. Mexico is extremely violent these days, from the torching of vehicles to the killing of journalists. So is anyone surprised that local groups have armed themselves to protect their farms and families?  As noted in the Pulse News Mexico article written by Jessica Guerrero on the so-called Pueblos Unidos, which loosely translate to the United

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Homicide Rates in Mexican Border Cities Much Higher than in US Counterparts

By MARK LORENZANA A few days after U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Ken Salazar warned that growing insecurity across a number of Mexican states could have a negative impact on foreign investment in the country, Mexican daily newspaper Reforma released a report on Sunday, Aug. 28, detailing the contrasting homicide rates between cities on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border, based

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The View from the North: Time to Turn, Turn, Turn…

OPINION By SILVIO CANTO, JR. Down in Mexico, the word is “homicides.” Unfortunately, there are too many of them. This is from Alfredo Corchado of the Dallas Morning News: “As of Thursday, Aug. 18, 128,923 homicides had been registered under (President Andrés Manuel) López Obrador (AMLO), with more than two years left in his term, which ends in December 2024. This

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The View from the North: Why Latinas Are Driving the Left Crazy

By SILVIO CANTO, JR. As you may, ultra-Democrat George Soros, founder and head of the Open Societies Foundations, has been grabbing headlines in south Florida. As reported in the Independent Journalist Review (IJR), he and his liberal friends have decided to adapt an if-you-can’t-beat-them-buy-them approach to fighting off a growing Republican wave. “It’s safe to say that Democrats have noticed

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