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RLSharp

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Grim Mexico Statistics
« on: February 24, 2009, 12:44:41 AM »
If you want to read some really grim statistics on the violence in Mexico, check the M3 Report for 23 Feb 2009. It makes one wonder whether the country is on the verge of collapse.

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Re: Grim Mexico Statistics
« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2009, 07:42:31 AM »
A recent article the Arizona Republic mentioned that the local universities, Arizona and ASU, are strongly suggesting that students NOT take their spring break in Rocky Point or other Mexican tourist gathering spots due to the dangerous conditions.
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Re: Grim Mexico Statistics
« Reply #2 on: February 24, 2009, 09:49:41 AM »
Read an article just a couple days ago warning about travel in Mexico.  They mentioned that there appears more visitors to Mexico are being attacted than they let on and the attacts are happening near popular places for visitors. 
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Re: Grim Mexico Statistics
« Reply #3 on: February 24, 2009, 10:07:07 AM »
When we were in Neuvo Progeso earlier this month, there were armed Federales at the south end of the bridge.  Never saw that in Algodones.
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Re: Grim Mexico Statistics
« Reply #4 on: February 24, 2009, 10:12:09 AM »
There's a police station on "the square" in Algadones. Local law enforcement can be seen occasionally coming and going on their bicycles.
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Re: Grim Mexico Statistics
« Reply #5 on: February 24, 2009, 10:13:02 AM »
When we were in Neuvo Progeso earlier this month, there were armed Federales at the south end of the bridge.  Never saw that in Algodones.

One can never be certain the armed Federales are good guys down there.
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Re: Grim Mexico Statistics
« Reply #6 on: February 24, 2009, 10:29:30 AM »
I know about the local policia in Algodones, but I've never seen Federales there like we did in Nuevo Progreso.
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Re: Grim Mexico Statistics
« Reply #7 on: February 24, 2009, 10:30:07 AM »
That was my point  ;)
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Re: Grim Mexico Statistics
« Reply #8 on: February 24, 2009, 10:47:43 AM »
Of course, we haven't been to Algodones this year, so things may have changed.
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Re: Grim Mexico Statistics
« Reply #9 on: February 24, 2009, 10:56:33 AM »
Ned: When we were in Nuevo Progreso a year ago the Federales were there.
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Re: Grim Mexico Statistics
« Reply #10 on: February 24, 2009, 11:01:38 AM »
No change when we were in Algadones after QZ  this year.
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Re: Grim Mexico Statistics
« Reply #11 on: February 24, 2009, 11:07:41 AM »
Algodones must be safer than Nuevo Progreso :)  That's the feeling we got this year, I just didn't feel as comfortable as in Algodones.  But we did find another excellent dentist but won't be getting glasses in NP (story for the campfire).
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Re: Grim Mexico Statistics
« Reply #12 on: February 24, 2009, 11:27:28 AM »
So Ned; your back on the road?  I was thinking you were held up waiting on spring?
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Re: Grim Mexico Statistics
« Reply #13 on: February 24, 2009, 11:32:15 AM »
George

Ned and I are back at our lot until the end of April after a trip to the Valley.  Looking forward to the Hill Country Rally the beginning of April which is in another thread.
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