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FridayNovember 25, 2011

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3 Die in prison brawl in Honduras

3 Die in prison brawl in Honduras

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Three inmates were killed and several others wounded in a brawl at a prison in the northern Honduran city of San Pedro Sula, authorities said.

An investigation is already underway, the police spokesman in the country’s second-largest city, Oscar Aguilar, told reporters.

Josue Alvarez, Santos Madrid and Hector Perez were stabbed to death. All three men had entered the prison within the last 10 days and were facing drug and racketeering charges, the spokesman said.

Nine inmates died and three others were hurt last month inside the penitentiary in San Pedro Sula, a crumbling, overcrowded institution.

Honduras experiences an average of 20 homicides a day and authorities attribute much of the killing to youth gangs.

Hoping to curb the mayhem, President Porfirio Lobo launched “Operation Lightning,” a crime-suppression effort involving hundreds of police and soldiers.

The initiative began Nov. 1 and has had no discernible effect on the level of violence.

Corrupt police officers have been linked to some of the murders that have made Honduras the most dangerous country in a region notorious for rampant crime.

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Employee of News Agency EFE Killed in Venezuela

Employee of News Agency EFE Killed in Venezuela

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An employee of Agencia Efe in Venezuela was slain Friday by unknown persons who gunned him down at the entrance to the news bureau in Caracas.

Edgar Rangel, a 49-year-old Venezuelan national, was shot three times as he was about to enter the office located in the Las Palmas district, after carrying out his duties at different institutions as he did every day.

His workmates found him at the entrance and quickly took him to the Mendez Gimon Clinic in Las Palmas, where doctors could do nothing to save his life.

Rangel was among the agency’s non-journalistic personnel and had worked at Efe since 1992.

Police have launched an investigation into the crime, presumably related to a robbery attempt by two individuals riding a motorcycle.

Agencia Efe sent its condolences to the family of Rangel, who leaves a wife and four children.

During the almost 20 years he worked for the news agency, Edgar contributed his painstaking care and diligence, besides being an example of good humor that never failed to lighten the day’s work for his fellow employees.

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Calle 13 Lead Singer Denies Getting Attacked by Flying Cell Phone

Calle 13 Lead Singer Denies Getting Attacked by Flying Cell Phone

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Rene “Residente” Perez, one-half of the Puerto Rican duo Calle 13, confirmed Friday that he was hit in the face by a cell phone during a concert in the Bolivian city of Santa Cruz, but denied media accounts of an attack.

“A person threw me his cell phone to autograph it,” Residente said on Twitter, adding that “the damn cell phone hit me in the face because I didn’t manage to catch it. The poor guy was dragged out of the stadium.”

“For the future, if you want me to sign something, wait until I’m looking and expecting it before throwing it,” the singer advised fans. “Security could misinterpret it.”

Perez and musical partner Eduardo “Visitante” Cabra performed Thursday night before some 8,000 people at the Sonilum events center in Santa Cruz, Bolivia’s largest city.

Extra security measures will be taken for Calle 13’s concert on Saturday in La Paz, La Oreja promotors said.

The multiple-Grammy winners canceled Friday’s scheduled press conference in La Paz because Residente was feeling a little under the weather and decided to spend an additional day in Santa Cruz, La Oreja said.

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Mexico Casino Czar Swindles American Investors, Though Some Still Speak his Praises

Mexico Casino Czar Swindles American Investors, Though Some Still Speak his Praises

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As Mexico’s so-called ‘casino czar” extends his reach into the U.S. and various other countries, a number of those who went into business with him say they’ve been swindled.

For many, when Juan Jose Rojas-Cardona sent an offer to invest in his Mexican casinos, it was a godsend. Having made millions of dollars himself, the opportunity for struggling investors to be a part of his operation seemed ideal, but when money simply disappeared, it became anything but.

The Lac Vieux Desert Band, a Chippewa Indian tribe in far-northern Michigan, was struggling to keep their modest casino afloat, so a chance to invest with Rojas-Cardona seemed like an opportunity to turn things around for them.

Sadly, instead of success, they say they saw their name added to a growing list of those who say they’ve been ripped off.

From Michigan to Arizona, London to Australia, investors say they made multimillion-dollar investments, only to see nothing in return.

These stories accuse a man who has somehow been able to collect 60 permits to operate his casino empire in a country where gambling is technically still illegal.

However, it should be noted that not everyone Rojas-Cardona has done business with is cursing the dealings. At least one investor in Louisiana is singing his praises.

Leandrus J. Young told McClatchy, “...With all the money I made, I’,m not going to talk bad about the guy.”

Young is among Louisiana investors that provided the capital when Rojas-Cardona provided the permit for a casino. When the business was up and running, Young sold a 45 percent stake in to a group from New Orleans.

The only inkling of bad blood between Young and Rojas-Cardona might be deduced from the eventual split between the partners, which Young said was caused by Rojas-Cardona going “bad” over money, driving a car worth a quarter of a million dollars and wearing a $100,000 watch.

Still, for all those who say they’ve lost money through the shady dealings with the man known as “Pepe”, there are a few like Young still willing to speak warmly of him.

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Anti-Cancer Vaccine Developed in Cuba to be Tested in the UK

Anti-Cancer Vaccine Developed in Cuba to be Tested in the UK

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Britain will perform clinical trials in the coming weeks of a therapeutic vaccine for advanced lung cancer - Cimavax-EGF - created by scientists at Cuba’s Center for Molecular Immunology, or CIM, a source in the island’s pharmaceutical sector told Efe Friday.

The study was approved by British regulators after the recent authorization of a protocol of multinational, decentralized clinical trials for the vaccine.

Tests are also being planned in such countries as Australia, Thailand and Malaysia.

The Cuban medication was prepared after 15 years of research by CIM scientists, who believe that the medication’s same basic principle could be used to treat other cancers.

According to the Cuban experts, the vaccine cannot prevent the onset of the disease but will allow advanced cancer to be controlled by generating antibodies against the proteins that trigger the uncontrollable processes of cellular proliferation.

The vaccine was administered with good results to more than 1,000 patients in Cuba.

The product has also been registered in Peru and is in the process of registration in other Latin American countries including Colombia, Brazil, Paraguay, Ecuador and Argentina.

Project director Gisela Gonzalez said in January that the vaccine is safe, has no severe side effects and increases the patient’s life expectancy with a good quality of living.

Cuban media have said that Cimavax-EGF is the world’s first therapeutic vaccine against advanced lung cancer.

According to data from the World Health Organization, cancer is the No. 1 cause of mortality worldwide, and lung cancer is one of the most frequently occurring types.

Some 7.6 million people are estimated to have died of cancer in 2008, a figure that will increase to about 11 million in 2030.

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Latinos Dominate “Best Goal Award” List

Latinos Dominate “Best Goal Award” List

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Vote for your favorite goal of the 2011, voting ends December 5, and the player with the most votes will be presented with the Puskas Award for the best goal.

It is up to the Internet fan-base to vote the best goal of 2011; the 10 goals selected by the Football Committee are available on video below.  Watch them and then log into FIFA.com and vote for your favorite goal, in a list dominated by Latinos!


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México Admits There’s Second 2012 Reference in Mayan Ruins

México Admits There’s Second 2012 Reference in Mayan Ruins

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Mexico’s archaeology institute says an apocalypse is unlikely to occur next year, yet on Thursday admitted that a second reference to 2012 exists on a carved fragment found at ruin site in southern Mexico.

The whole 2012 Mayan Calendar doom prophecy stems from studies and interpretations of a stone tablet from the Tortuguero site in the Gulf coast state of Tabasco.

The Tortuguero inscription describes something that is supposed to occur in 2012 involving Bolon Yokte, a mysterious Mayan god associated with both war and creation.

The National Institute of Anthropology and History said that there is another reference to 2012 on the carved or molded face of a brick in the nearby Comalcalco ruin, different from other Mayan temples in that it was constructed of bricks.

“Some have proposed it as another reference to 2012, but I remain rather unconvinced,” David Stuart, a specialist in Mayan epigraphy at the University of Texas at Austin, said in a message to The Associated Press.

The date inscribed in the Comalcalco brick does coincide with the end of the 13th Baktun.  Baktuns were roughly 394-year periods and the number 13 carried a sacred significance for the Mayas. The Mayan Long Count calendar begins in 3114 B.C., and the 13th Baktun ends around Dec. 21, 2012.

But according to Stuart, the date on the brick could also correspond to similar dates in the past.

“There’s no reason it couldn’t be also a date in ancient times, describing some important historical event in the Classic period.  In fact, the third glyph on the brick seems to read as the verb huli, “he/she/it arrives.”

“There’s no future tense marking (unlike the Tortuguero phrase), which in my mind points more to the Comalcalco date being more historical that prophetic,” Stuart wrote.

Both inscriptions — the Tortuguero tablet and the Comalcalco brick — were probably carved about 1,300 years ago.

The Comalcalco brick is also odd in that the molded or inscribed faces of the bricks were probably laid facing inward or covered with stucco, suggesting they might have been purposely ‘scratched out’.

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Overwhelming Majority of Venture Capitalists are White Men, Though Minorities Rising

Overwhelming Majority of Venture Capitalists are White Men, Though Minorities Rising

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A recent CNN report found that the majority of venture capitalists are white men, and though attention was drawn to the topic, it is hard to figure out exactly why African-American and Latino venture capitalists in particular seem to be few and fall between, despite small advancements being made by Asians and women.

Earlier this month, Soledad O’Brien posed the question, Why aren’t minority entrepreneurs receiving venture capital financing?

Why no definitive answer were agreed upon, a recent survey from Dow Jones and the National Venture Capital Association shined some light on the facts.

In stated that 89 percent of venture capitalists are male and 87 percent are white. In 2008, another survey, which utilized different methodologies, found that 86 percent were male, with 88 percent being white. However, it is was noted that of those that had been in the industry less than five years, 77 percent were white; 17 percent Asian, and three percent with either African American or Latino. The remaining 3 percent identifying as “mixed race.”

President of the NVCA Mark Heesen stated, “Ideally, we would like to see a professional base that reflects the entrepreneurs in which we invest, one that is robust and diverse in terms of gender, ethnicity, nationality and age.”

Of the 600 surveyed, 95 percent were American, 10 percent of which immigrated to the U.S.

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Juan Luis Guerra Uses Music to Support Social Causes

Juan Luis Guerra Uses Music to Support Social Causes

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Dominican singer Juan Luis Guerra said in Guadalajara, the capital of the western Mexican state of Jalisco, that he has pursued his commitment to social causes through his music, by which he intends to send a message of peace.

“Of course I’m committed because I work with a foundation in Santo Domingo, but if we can join efforts with other foundations, we’ll do so with pleasure,” the artist said at a press conference.

Guerra is giving a concert performance on Thursday to benefit children with cancer at Guadalajara’s Hospitales Civiles as part of his “A son de guerra” musical tour.

The musician is well-known for his participation in philanthropic activities and for heading in his country a foundation that bears his name and that works closely with the Robert di Cabral Hospital to help children suffering from burns and with hydrocephaly.

Guerra, the writer of hits such as “La bilirrubina” and “Ojala que llueva cafe,” said that he is going through a privileged time in his career of almost 30 years, something that he considers “a blessing.”

“I feel better than ever. My career has been a blessing and I’m setting my sights on the future because the best is yet to come,” the singer said.

Guerra has sold more than 30 million copies of his albums worldwide, a feat that has made him one of the best-known Latino artists, as well as winning 18 Grammy awards

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Britney Spears In Negotiations for Free Christmas Show in Mexico City

Britney Spears In Negotiations for Free Christmas Show in Mexico City

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Britney Spears reps are negotiating extending the singer’s December Mexico tour days one day for a free Christmas show in Mexico City organized by the government.

Mario Carrillo, responsible for organizing Christmas celebrations for the city said in a press conference that there isn’t a date confirmed for the event, but the idea is to take advantage of the singer’s visit to the country for her December “Femme Fattale’ Tour dates.

Brittney Spears will perform December 1st in Guadalajara, the 3rd in México City, and the 6th in Monterey.


 

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Golf Making a Return to Cuba

Golf Making a Return to Cuba

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An unlikely sport is gaining popularity in the island nation of Cuba, and Canadian businesses appear to behind it.

Possibly as a sign of the changing times, a sport many have designated as being for the wealthy and those looking to maintain some kind of social status has begun growing once again in Castro’s communist nation, thanks to two Canadian developers behind the creation of four luxury golf resorts planned for the island.

In the 1920s, Americans were responsible fo the initial introduction of golf to Cuba, but over the last five decades, the sport has nearly been eliminated, as only one 18-hole course remains, which many saying it had no place in a communist nation, while also wasting good farmland.

In 2002, however, Standing Feather, a company with standing ties to Cuba, was asked by Cuban officials to consider building a tourist attraction centered around golf.

Standing Feather’s managing director Chris Nicolas told Macleans, “They said the all-inclusive, sun-and-sand model was getting a bit tired, and they wanted to keep it rising. This type of value-added tourism offers more variety and certainly caters to a higher level of tourist. It’s a completely different model for Cuba.”

The Ottawa-based company is expecting the deal to be finalized by the end of the year, with building in the eastern Holguin region expected to take 2 years, at a total investment cost of $530 million.

Another Canadian developer, 360 VOX, based out of Montreal is planning to build a golf resort in Jibacoa, near Havana. they are hoping to open their resort in 2012.

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Mirabel Sisters Killed by Dictator Trujillo Remembered Today on International Day of Non-Violence

Mirabel Sisters Killed by Dictator Trujillo Remembered Today on International Day of Non-Violence

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Today the world commemorates International Day of Non-Violence against Women, and the Dominican Republic remembers the three Mirabal sisters who were murdered by dictator Rafael Leonidas Trujillo’s henchmen on this day in 1960.

All three women and their driver Rufino de la Cruz were on the way back to Ojo de Agua, Salcedo, when they were intercepted by the Trujillo security services. They were all beaten to death and then the vehicle they were in was taken to a road up in the hills north of Santiago and pushed off to make the deaths look like an accident. The women were members of a leftist movement, the Catorce de Junio (1J4), which was working against the regime.

The assassination of the three women in Puerto Plata and the ensuing cover up are considered to be major turning points in the downfall of the 30-year dictatorship. Marches have taken place in many cities and towns, and banners and placards called for an end to gender violence against women. On December 17, 1999 the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution marking the November 25th of each year as the International Day of Non-Violence against Women.

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‘Competitive Shopper’ Hits Fellow Customers With Pepper Spray During Wal-Mart Black Friday Sale

‘Competitive Shopper’ Hits Fellow Customers With Pepper Spray During Wal-Mart Black Friday Sale

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The night after Thanksgiving, known as ‘Black Friday’, can get pretty hectic for those scouring stores for the best deals on the most desired merchandise, but for some, that experience can be dangerous.

Shoppers at the Porter Ranch Wal-Mart in California’s San Fernando Valley say a woman fighting to get her hands on an Xbox or Wii gaming console began riddling people with pepper spray around 10 p.m., when the official sale was scheduled to begin.

In the melee, a reported 20 people, including children, were injured by the spray.

The Los Angeles Times spoke with shoppers injured or affected by the woman police say was “competitive shopping.”

Matthew Lopez, 18, who was hit by the spray, told the Times, ‘I heard screaming and I heard yelling. Moments later, my throat stung. I was coughing really bad and watering up.’

He described the scene, saying game displays were already torn down by the time he got there, and that employees were attempting to pick up merchandise while keeping the customers back.

Fellow shopper, Alejandra Seminario, 24, also spoke with the Times and said that while waiting to get to the toy section just before 10 p.m., people in the next row over were ripping apart the plastic wrap encasing the gaming consoles that were going to be opened in just a few minutes.

KCBS received cell phone video footage of some of the pepper-spray aftermath from Juan Castro, a man caught in the middle. (See video below) He told the station people were “trampling” and fighting each other.

‘There were a lot of people who got it in their eyes…they were burning. They were screaming, crying. It was bad.’

‘People started screaming, pulling and pushing each other, and then the whole area filled up with pepper spray. I guess what triggered it was people started pulling the plastic off the pallets and then shoving and bombarding the display of games,’ Seminario said. ‘It started with people pushing and screaming because they were getting shoved onto the boxes.’

She said that after she and her husband paid they saw people “in really bad shape” after getting hit with the pepper spray. Some had extremely swollen and red faces.

Friday morning, Wal-Mart employees had taken statements from those injured and police were trying to use video surveillance footage to identify the woman who deployed the spray.

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Argentine Dirty Warrior Dies

Argentine Dirty Warrior Dies

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Retired Gen. Antonio Bussi, sentenced to life in prison for his role in Argentina’s murderous 1976-1983 military regime, died in a hospital in the northern city of Tucuman. He was 85.

He was admitted to the hospital earlier this month suffering from chronic heart problems and end-stage kidney failure.

Bussi and his then-superior, Gen. Luciano Menendez, commander of the Argentine army’s 3rd Corps, were prominent figures in the military regime.

The junta’s “dirty war” against what it called subversion killed at least 23,000 people, according to a declassified CIA document published by the National Security Archive, an independent research outfit in Washington.

Sentenced to life in prison in August 2008 for the 1976 abduction, torture and murder of Sen. Guillermo Vargas Aignasse, Bussi oversaw 30 clandestine jails in Tucuman during the dictatorship.

He reported to Menendez, who has been convicted of crimes against humanity in six separate cases.

During his trial, Bussi claimed he was the victim of political persecution by “yesterday’s vanquished in a just and necessary war (against) Marxist and Leninist aggression.”

The junta leaders and those who carried out their orders were long shielded from prosecution thanks to amnesties approved by the Argentine Congress in the 1980s.

But lawmakers repealed those laws in 2003, opening the door for judges and prosecutors to re-open investigations of the crimes of the dictatorship.

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J Lo And Casper Smart Have a Thing, And It’s Called Radar Love!

J Lo And Casper Smart Have a Thing, And It’s Called Radar Love!

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J Lo’s new beau (literally) Beau Paul ‘Casper’ Smart apparently has a need for speed, and quite the record with traffic authorities.

Beau Paul Smart, a.k.a. Casper,  has been picked up by police on several occasions for speeding, as well as other traffic charges, including speeding faster than 100 mph and driving without a valid driver’s license in 2004, 2006 and 2007, evading electronic toll charges in 2005 and exceeding maximum speeds in 2004 and 2005.  Can anyone say Speed Racer.

In March, Smart pled no contest to an illegal drag racing arrest from 2010 and posted a $26,000 bail; he is supposed to complete 10 days of community service before his next court date which is January 5th 2012.  Hopefully he is finding the time to complete comunity service, since reportedly he spent Thanksginig with J Lo in Hawaii. 

The maximum sentence Smart could get is 90 days in jail and a $500 fine.

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Were the Pilgrims Illegal Border Crossers? See Latest Cover of ‘The New Yorker’

Were the Pilgrims Illegal Border Crossers? See Latest Cover of ‘The New Yorker’

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The cover of the November 28th edition of The New Yorker is causing quite a stir, as artist Christoph Niemann’s illustration, “Promised Land,” depicts the pilgrims sneaking across the border.

When the publication spoke with the illustrator about the cover he said, ‘Too often in politics, very complex subjects are being turned into sound bites, so it’s easy to take them apart. I draw a parallel between current immigrants and early settlers — the hope is that it will provide context, to help keep things in perspective. Cartoonists, not politicians, should be the ones who condense political discussions into simple images.’

Niemann is an illustrator, designer, and author of the ‘Abstract Sunday’ column for New York Times Magazine.

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Christiano Ronaldo On the List of Potential Witnesses in Berlusconi Trial

Christiano Ronaldo On the List of Potential Witnesses in Berlusconi Trial

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Real Madrid star Christiano Ronaldo is a potential defense witness in former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s underage sex trial.  The former Italian Prime Minister is accused of paying for sex with then 16-year-old Karima El Mahroug in more than a dozen occasions before she turned 18.

Ronaldo is on the defense witness list because Karima El Mahroug claims she had sex with the soccer super star at a bunga bunga party, a claim the soccer star denies.

Also in the Defense Witness list is actor George Clooney; El Mahroug claims the actor and her were both guests of Berlusconi for a dinner party. Clooney denies the claims.

The next hearing in this trial is next Friday.

 

 

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Government Says Mexico Drought is Worst in 70 Years

Government Says Mexico Drought is Worst in 70 Years

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Mexico is suffering its worst drought in the past 70 years, a dearth of rainfall that has forced the government to supply water to nearly 2.5 million people, the Social Development Secretariat said.

The natural disaster is mainly affecting the northern states of Sonora, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, Guanajuato and Zacatecas.

Social Development Secretary Heriberto Felix Guerra, whose department is coordinating efforts to mitigate the drought, the most severe to hit Mexico since 1941, said it was “caused in large part by the climate change affecting the entire planet.”

The secretariat has implemented an emergency water plan, bringing 700 tanks with 10,000 liters of water to “the most remote and vulnerable communities,” Felix Guerra said.

All told, water has been distributed via 4,000 tankers to 1,500 communities across 12 Mexican states, benefiting 2.5 million people, the secretariat said.

“Human beings come first. We must deliver all the assistance we can to people, who are the focus of our social policy,” Felix Guerra said.

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POLL:  Overwhelming Majority of Mexican Citizens Believes Government Losing Fight Against Cartels

POLL:  Overwhelming Majority of Mexican Citizens Believes Government Losing Fight Against Cartels

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Six in 10 Mexicans say the government is losing the war on violent drug cartels, while just 20 percent believe the opposite to be true, according to a new survey by polling firm Mitofsky and the non-governmental organization Mexico United against Crime.

The 9th National Survey on the Perception of Citizen Insecurity found that three in 10 people think the situation will worsen in 2012, 40 percent thinks it will remain the same and only one in 10 is confident the government can win the drug war.

The poll was conducted from Oct. 21-24 in 1,000 households nationwide.

A total of 86 percent of the respondents proposed increasing the number of soldiers deployed to areas of the country hardest hit by cartel turf battles and clashes between the drug mobs and security forces, such as northern Mexico.

Four in 10 think U.S. agents should be allowed to operate in Mexican territory to combat the cartels and an equal number of those surveyed said they would be in favor of legalizing drugs.

President Felipe Calderon militarized the struggle against the nation’s well-funded, heavily armed drug gangs shortly after taking office in December 2006, deploying tens of thousands of federal police and army soldiers to drug-war flashpoints.

The strategy has led to headline-grabbing captures of cartel kingpins, but drug-related violence has skyrocketed and claimed nearly 50,000 lives nationwide over the five-year period

According to a leading international human rights group, the deployment of the military also has led to “widespread human rights violations.”

“Instead of reducing violence, Mexico’s ‘war on drugs’ has resulted in a dramatic increase in killings, torture, and other appalling abuses by security forces, which only make the climate of lawlessness and fear worse in many parts of the country,” New York-based Human Rights Watch said in a recent report

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