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November 10, 2010

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El Debate (Culiacan, Sinaloa) 11-9-10

Mexico – Federal Police announced that Manual Fernandez Valencia, AKA “La Puerca”, “La Marrana” (read: “The Sow”) or “El Animal,” a known associate of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, was detained along with 7 accomplices during a confrontation in a hotel in Mexico City.

Ramon Eduardo Pequeno, coordinator of the Anti-drug Division of the Federal Public Safety Police, stated that Fernandez Valencia has been under an extradition order to the United States since 2009 and has charges pending in an Illinois court for importation of cocaine into the United States.

Fernandez was most recently preparing to send 8 tons of marijuana to the United States in December.

Along with “El Animal,” who had a bruised eye, 7 other individuals were presented at the press conference.

Police also seized four AK-47s, four pistols, 17 supply bags and two vehicles equipped with radios.


 Correo (Leon, Guanajuato) 811-9=10

Remittances amount to 22.5 billion dollars this year

Mexico, D.F. – Only India and China surpass our country in the receipt of foreign money according to the World Bank.

By the end of the year, Mexico will be the third largest recipient in the world with 22.5 billion dollars.

In a document titled “Migration and Remittances 2011,” the international organization states that one of the major migration routes (in the world) this year will be between Mexico and the United States.

The World Bank also states that India is the main receptor of remittances, with the projected monetary amount of 55 billion dollars.

China will be the second greatest receptor of remittances, at 51 billion dollars by the end of this year.

Following India, China and Mexico are the Philippines with 21.3 billion dollars and France with 15.9 billion dollars, according to the annual World Bank report.

The major flow of remittances comes from the United States, Saudi Arabia and Switzerland.


El Imparcial (Hermosillio, Sonora) 11-9-10

Families flee after the death of “Tony Tormenta”

Reynosa, Tamaulipas –SUN- More than 100 families from Ciudad Mier (state of Tamaulipas) have abandoned their homes because of violence that has been unleashed since last Friday. (This is just across the Rio Grande River from Roma, Texas.)

The families, being fed up with the violence, decided to abandon their city and many have fled to the United States. Others have taken refuge in the Club de Leones (Lions Club) in the nearby city of Miguel Aleman.

“Here we are in the shelter at the Club de Leones to assist all the families we can who have left their homes,” said the Mayor of Ciudad Mier, Jose Ivan Mancias Hinojosa.

The communications media can testify to the great solidarity between the small border cities around Miguel Aleman and the assistance that has been given to the families who have left their homes because of the lamentable violence that has occurred since last weekend.

Mayor Jose Mancias, accompanied by his treasurer, Cesar Ramirez, and his staff, arrived with food for more than 100 families including children, young people and adults.

“Like you, we are suffering from the violence, we are here with you and we will not leave you. Only God knows when this will end and we pray for it to stop,” said hostess Patricia Lopez Moreno.


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