Is the Arizona Border a War Zone?

The border wall, Sonora, Mexico

The Real News Network cuts through the hyperbole about spill over violence, travelling to the Arizona border with Mexico. Includes footage of Arizona Governor Jan Brewer and interviews with Santa Cruz County Sherriff Tony Estrada and Maureen Meyer with Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA). More at The Real News  

Caravan for Peace in Tucson August 16

Sicilia Speaking

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN After his 24-year-old son was murdered by drug traffickers, Javier Sicilia, one of Mexico’s best-known poets, founded the Movement for Peace with Justice and Dignity to urge an end to drug violence. Over the past six years an estimated 60,000 people have been killed in drug violence in Mexico; 10,000 people have …

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