Posts Tagged ‘ Durango ’

They Come To America

They Come To America

One of the best films to portray the deteriorating condition of our nation’s southern border with Mexico is the aptly-named Border. Directed by Chris Burgard, an actor and producer I  had the pleasure of meeting at a film screening at the Helen Mills Theater held several years ago to benefit then-imprisoned Border Patrol agents...
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Narco Nation

Narco Nation

Last night I had the pleasure of attending the latest installment in the Half King’s weekly reading series. It’s only fitting that the guest of honor that evening was the intrepid English-born, Mexico City-based journalist Ioan Grillo, since the bar is owned by renowned  journalist and documentarian Sebastian Junger. Junger  is probably best known...
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Update On David Hartley Corpse Search

Update On David Hartley Corpse Search

As desensitized to revelations of the barbarity and relentlessness of Mexican drug cartels as most people have become by this point, there are still some stories that  are shocking, such as news that the lead investigator of the death of David Hartley on the Mexican side of Lake Falcon has himself been murdered. This sort...
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