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Clashes between soldiers and gasoline smugglers leave 10 dead in Mexico

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer
May 16, 2017
Filed under News

Clashes between Mexican troops and gasoline smugglers leave at least 10 people dead, including four soldiers, in Puebla state, said Mexican officials May 4. The incidents took place May 3 between Mexican law enforcement authorities and fuel smugglers known as huachicoleros. The clashes occurred in the...

Journalist Killed In Mexico, The Fourth in Six Weeks

Xavier Alatorre, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under News

A Mexican journalist, Maximino Rodriguez Palacios, was shot dead outside of a shopping center Friday April 14 in La Paz, a coastal city in the state of Baja California Sur. He was 72 years old. Palacios wrote about politics and crime for the Pericu Collective. He had previously worked as a spokesma...

Immigrants face wall even before election day

Immigrants face wall even before election day

"Paco", Guest Writer
November 16, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Rio Hondo College sophomore, Paco, 26, experienced life changing events when his mother made the choice to move from Mexico to the United States. It was 1999, and Paco was nine years old. On a hot summer day 17 years ago, Paco’s mother, Rosa, and his uncle Gerardo packed their bags, handed Paco a b...

Abortion, legal or illegal

Abortion, legal or illegal

Teresa Maldonado, Staff Writer
May 15, 2015
Filed under Opinion

Abortion is a delicate, yet epidemic and controversial topic throughout our country. An abortion consists of a woman terminating her pregnancy. Many argue that abortion should be illegal because of the fact that abortion is considered murder. Murdering an unborn child is committing sin. Although, abortion...

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