Mexican drug cartels http://tspr.org en The Long Tentacles of a Drug Cartel http://tspr.org/post/long-tentacles-drug-cartel <p>A veteran agent with the Drug Enforcement Agency said Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s drug cartel reached into downstate Illinois, including western Illinois. Mon, 24 Feb 2014 21:10:32 +0000 Rich Egger 48869 at http://tspr.org The Long Tentacles of a Drug Cartel Protecting Journalists in Mexico http://tspr.org/post/protecting-journalists-mexico <p>The panelists talk about a constitutional amendment in Mexico that would federalize criminal attacks on journalists.</p><p>The Citizen Media Law Project reports the amendment was recently approved by the Mexican Senate. It still needs to be approved by more than half of the country&#39;s 31 state legislatures. Even if it wins approval, the amendment offers no guidance on how it would be enforced.</p><p>Drug cartels have made Mexico one of the most dangerous places in the world for journalists, who are routinely threatened, attacked, or killed if they report on crime.</p> Tue, 03 Apr 2012 20:10:17 +0000 Rich Egger 12938 at http://tspr.org Protecting Journalists in Mexico