America’s college kids are keeping it classy once again, taking recent reports about violence in Mexico as their cue to perform keg stands in other sunny locales for this year’s spring break festivities. Florida, you’ve been warned.
Cinema, communication and American studies scholar Rosa-Linda Fregoso takes a look at recent exhibitions and installations by the Colectivo Malaleche, a Mexican artists’ collective that addresses the plight of women, migrants and other vulnerable groups through their work.
The Observer’s online edition says it has obtained documents that show U.S. officials allowed a drug informant to continue a campaign of murder in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, so as to preserve his ability to share information. At least 12 people were killed, with knowledge of the murderer allegedly extending into the upper echelons of American power. Thanks to Cynthia Marler-Wills for the tip.