Latin America

There were 25,339 reported murders in Mexico from January to November of 2017. The murder rate was 19.5 homicides per 100,000 people.  That’s the highest murder rate since the Mexican government has been keeping track, in 1997. That’s really  bad.   But other Latin American countries have high murder rates, some higher than Mexico’s. For the […]

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In early January 2018, the  Banco de México (Mexico’s Federal Reserve equivalent)   announced that remittances to Mexico from Mexicans abroad (nearly all in the United States) hit an historic high in calendar year 2017. From January to November of 2017, the total remittance sum sent to Mexico  was 26,167,000,000 dollars.   That 26 billion dollar plus […]

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Allan on January 19th, 2018

About 190,000 Salvadorans have been ordered to return to El Salvador in Central America, 17 years after the earthquake which won them a TPS (“Temporary” Protected  Status). The TPS Salvadorans have eighteen months to go back, and in the interim the Salvadoran government plans to obtain a permanent status for them in the United States. […]

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Effective July 10th, 2017, the National Council of La Raza changed its name to UnidosUS. Why did they change it, and how will this change the organization? And what is the ideology of La Raza (the Race)? For the entire article, click here. Article by Allan Wall, published on July 31st, 2017 on VDARE.COM.

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Allan on August 7th, 2017

The crisis of Venezuela under Nicolas Maduro continues, and is spilling over in Mexico. For the entire article, click here. Article by Allan Wall, published August 7th, 2017, on Mexidata.info.

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My latest Said in Spanish: I.    Trump burned in effigy as part of the Quema de Judas custom. II.     A GOP representative in Mexico and what he says. III.   Residente, Puerto Rican singer IV.   SPLC Map in Mexico V.    What the Mexican Foreign Ministry said about two deportees. For […]

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Many people think Mexico has a wall on its southern border, but it doesn’t.   However, if Trump wins and, as pledged, builds a wall on the U.S.- Mexican border, Mexico might be forced to effectively fence off its borders with Guatemala and Belize. That could be beneficial  for all the countries involved. For the […]

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The U.S. presidential election, pitting Donald Trump against Hillary Clinton, is November 8th. In Mexico, Donald Trump has been excoriated in the media and among the political class since he announced his candidacy in June of 2015. The candidate has been likened to Hitler; he’s been slammed by politicians, journalists and entertainment personalities.   Mexican politicians have even […]

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Allan on October 12th, 2016

Hillary Cinton got some mileage in the first debate by recounting the saga of Alicia Machado, who was so persecuted by Donald Trump when she was Miss Universe two decades ago. But consider that Alicia Machado is from Venezuela, and went through the Venezuela beauty academy system.  Seriously, was anything Donald Trump said to her […]

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My latest Said in Spanish article includes voices in the Mexican media  on the Trump-Hillary debate, and singer Vicente Fernandez, rock band Mana and the Argentine government against Trump. For the entire article, click here. Article by Allan Wall, published September 29th, on VDARE.COM.

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