Monday Jul 7
Book Review: 'Trading With the Enemy'
One of the seldom-discussed scandals of the American Civil War was the rapacity of Northern businessmen, who imported millions of bales of cotton from the Confederacy, then used the proceeds to buy arms.
Mexican Bishop Calls for Resolving Root Causes of Migration
"The phenomenon of migration can be addressed and resolved at the root only when the causes that force men, women and children to leave their countries in search of the 'American dream' are dealt with," says Bishop Ruy Rendon Leal of Matamoros.
Tamaulipas cops missed 8,800 work days for drunkenness, drug use and public lewdness
As the Mexican government continues to make announcements about improving security in Tamaulipas, police agencies in the four largest metropolitan areas have recorded more than 8,800 missed days of work by cops in a three-month span for public drunkenness, public lewdness, drug use and other offenses.
June 18, 1928: Edmonton canoeists to paddle to Gulf of Mexico
Journal summer intern reporters Scott Foster and Darren Stewart embark on a modest canoe adventure down the North Saskatchewan River from Devon to Edmonton in this 2001 photo.
8 inmates injured in fight inside Mexico prison
Tamaulipas state authorities say the injured have burns from a fire set by some of the inmates involved in Monday's brawl.