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1069 words in 8 posts over 1 year, 36 weeks, 6 days

Civilians arm themselves to police 2 Mexican towns, leading officials to promise more security - The Washington Post

166 words by attila written on 2013–01–24, last edit: 2013–01–24, tags: mexico, pigs, wod

Civilians arm themselves to police 2 Mexican towns leading officials to promise more security - The Washington Post.

I dislike pointing at WaPo and it’s a fairly shit article but the headline really says it all. Americans are all talk. All of this … read more

Exporting pacification to Mexico - Opinion - Al Jazeera English

42 words by attila written on 2013–06–10, last edit: 2013–06–10, tags: mexico, pigs, system, zapata

Exporting pacification to Mexico - Opinion - Al Jazeera English.

Well-written piece about the exportation of Israeli “pacification” expertise and technology to Mexico for use against the Zapatistas in Chiapas.

No that’s not a conspiracy theory just a mutually beneficial business proposition. … read more

How a big US bank laundered billions from Mexico’s murderous drug gangs | World news | The Observer

49 words by attila written on 2012–11–05, last edit: 2012–11–05, tags: banks, capitalism, drugs, empire, mexico, pigs, wod, zh

How a big US bank laundered billions from Mexico’s murderous drug gangs | World news | The Observer.

This is not news and the article is not recent but I don’t have a pointer to a source on this anywhere and this is as good as any. … read more

Mexican drug gangs dig into mining industry - Features - Al Jazeera English

15 words by attila written on 2013–01–04, last edit: 2013–01–04, tags: capitalism, drugs, env, mexico, wod

Mexican drug gangs dig into mining industry - Features - Al Jazeera English.

We are all narcos. … read more

Network back… sorta

98 words by attila written on 2012–05–18, last edit: 2012–05–25, tags: mexico, outage, telmex

Telmex finally restored basic connectivity to us today. Yay?

We’re now back to the familiar sucktastic Telmex DSL connection that we have known and loved… shouting “BE MORE FASTER” at the screen is not only good therapy it actually helps. Really. We swear. A … read more

Rats Ate My Internet Again

452 words by attila written on 2013–06–17, last edit: 2016–08–06, tags: mexico, outage, telmex

I would like to think that “rats ate my Internet” is a rarely-uttered English sentence. I don’t imagine many people have had occasion to use it. It would be even more difficult to imagine someone who has had more than one occasion to use it although one would strongly … read more

Telmex upgrade sorta kinda

143 words by attila written on 2012–05–24, last edit: 2012–05–24, tags: mexico, outage, telmex

Rafael Carrillo the manager at Telmex in Mérida that seems to have taken an interest in our case promised me that he would look into increasing our connection speed. It appears he was true to his word. Our modem now reports that our line is configured for 2mbps down / … read more

Mexico

104 words by attila written on 2011–05–12, last edit: 2016–08–04, tags: mexico, poetry

My country is a whore and a butcher and a beast of burden.

My country is a fire-cracker and a hand-grenade and a bag of weed as big as your head.

Urchins and street dogs hide in cardboard boxes by the side of the road … read more


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