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wearechange

Jun 8, 2011, 9:18 AM

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The Cheran Situation

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In my opinion the situation in Cheran has gone into a process of degeneration and very quickly. At first it seemed a fresh of breath air but now they have resorted to blocking highways, downtown Morelia, committing acts of vandalism, etc., and this in turn affects third parties. Now they are crying that they don´t have enough food to go around but yet they have the capability to cause ravage wherever and whenever they want. I am really disappointed for thinking it could be a spark to an independent and common sense movement but as always they fall into the same clichéd tactics.



Anonimo

Jun 8, 2011, 12:25 PM

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Re: [wearechange] The Cheran Situation

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I've been out of touch with that situation for over a week now. Can you provide some links to news articles about it?
Thanks



Saludos,
Anonimo


esperanza

Jun 8, 2011, 12:54 PM

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Anónimo, go to http://www.vozdemichoacan.com.mx/. At the top right of the page, there's a search field. Type in 'Cheran' and the most recent articles will come up. There are probably other newspapers with similar information.

Let's learn to do some of our own follow-up research!

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wearechange

Jun 8, 2011, 3:51 PM

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Re: [esperanza] The Cheran Situation

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Good tip from Esperanza. Just because I had time to kill I emailed www.micheran.com which is based in the States and I layed out some of my observations and dislikes. That was about a week ago and I still have not received a reply.


esperanza

Jun 8, 2011, 4:03 PM

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Re: [wearechange] The Cheran Situation

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Thanks!

And I meant to add, if anyone finds a good link to additional information on any thread, post it! We will all be grateful.

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chinagringo


Jun 8, 2011, 8:12 PM

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Re: [Anonimo] The Cheran Situation

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http://www.eluniversal.com.mx/notas/771364.html

A small article from El Universal related to Cheran.
Regards,
Neil
Albuquerque, NM



Anonimo

Jun 9, 2011, 1:40 AM

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Thanks to you and others, I found news articles on more than I expected. The biggest eye-opener was "Hallan 23 Cuerpos En Morelia".



Saludos,
Anonimo


chinagringo


Jun 9, 2011, 6:09 AM

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Re: [Anonimo] The Cheran Situation

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Apparently the citizens of Cheran are continuing with their efforts to get their plight recognized:

http://www.oem.com.mx/...a/notas/n2098893.htm
Regards,
Neil
Albuquerque, NM



brecky

Jun 9, 2011, 8:14 AM

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I found this 'summary' which includes the bodies found in Morelia, which I translated: http://www.quadratin.com.mx/Noticias/Justicia

Lorraine


brecky

Jun 9, 2011, 8:48 AM

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If you want all of the gory narco details, there's always the blog featured in this article:
"Narco-blogger beats Mexico drug war news blackout"
http://english.sina.com/...010/0812/333718.html

Some of their stories are sometimes featured in this daily newsletter that I subscribe to
http://www.hispanicallyspeakingnews.com/notitas-de-noticias/

Lorraine

(This post was edited by Rolly on Jun 9, 2011, 9:14 AM)


wearechange

Jun 9, 2011, 10:39 AM

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21 bodies in one evening. Why can´t they just do old school Italian mafia and throw them in the river or pour cement over their victims?


esperanza

Jun 9, 2011, 10:42 AM

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Brecky, the first active link you posted takes us to an article dated August 2010. It would be helpful if you could post a more current date for this website, since many 'war on drugs'-related activities have changed in Mexico since a year ago.

I didn't see anything actually about current events in Mexico in the second link. Did you find anything there that would give helpful and current information about today's situation in Cherán?

The link in your first post is to the Morelia newspaper Quadratín. Quadratín can be very sensationalistic. Another, more balanced view of Michoacán news is here: http://www.cambiodemichoacan.com.mx/pseccion.php?seccion=16. Click on 'SUCESOS' at the top of the page to see news about drug-related events in Morelia and other parts of Michoacán. The news about the assassination in San Lorenzo makes me particularly sad, as I have several friends who live there.

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brecky

Jun 9, 2011, 11:05 AM

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oops, sorry about the outdated link. Just wanted to show that there are other sources which may or may not meet with everyone's approval. Just trying to help.....

lor

(This post was edited by brecky on Jun 9, 2011, 11:06 AM)


chinagringo


Jun 9, 2011, 1:25 PM

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With 21 bodies found in one day, I don't see how any news organization might report without some sort of sensationalism? If this had happened in Juarez, it probably wouldn't have been treated as a big deal but to happen in/around Morelia it is certainly an unusual event. Having read all of the referenced media reports and many other Mexican media sources, most have handled their reports in much the same manner. On the other hand, BLOG NARCO provided plenty of photos to truly sensationalize the event!
Regards,
Neil
Albuquerque, NM



wearechange

Jun 10, 2011, 10:11 AM

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Re: [chinagringo] The Cheran Situation

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Now the Cheran movement has taken police officers hostage. I don´t see the logic here.
http://www.cambiodemichoacan.com.mx/vernota.php?id=151509


esperanza

Jun 15, 2011, 5:20 PM

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http://www.vozdemichoacan.com.mx/PDF/A150611.pdf
The sidebar on the page gives the terms of the settlement.

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Mexikaner


Jul 14, 2011, 11:13 PM

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Now the Cheran movement has taken police officers hostage. I don´t see the logic here.
http://www.cambiodemichoacan.com.mx/vernota.php?id=151509


The logic is that the indigenous people from Capacuaro are the one's who took the police officers hostage and really has nothing to do with Cheran itself. From the post I read it seems to indicate that the people from Cheran are the one's the took the police officers as hostage.


wearechange

Jul 15, 2011, 1:01 PM

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Re: [Mexikaner] The Cheran Situation

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I guess it´s bad reporting. Not unusual under the circumstances.
 
 
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