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  • Five reasons why David Hartley's disappearance on Falcon Lake is not a big story in Mexico

    Five reasons why David Hartley's disappearance on Falcon Lake is not a big story in Mexico

    The story of David Hartley, who was allegedly shot by Mexican drug traffickers Sept. 30 while jet-skiing on a lake that straddles Texas and Mexico, has received continuous coverage in American news. In Mexico, however, mention the Falcon Lake killing and you might very well get a blank stare. While American deaths in Mexico usually generate an equal amount of coverage from both nations, the lack of local coverage of his case has revealed a stark disconnect in perspectives on opposite sides of the border. Here are five reasons why.

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  • Five reasons why David Hartley's disappearance on Falcon Lake is not a big story in Mexico

    Five reasons why David Hartley's disappearance on Falcon Lake is not a big story in Mexico

    The story of David Hartley, who was allegedly shot by Mexican drug traffickers Sept. 30 while jet-skiing on a lake that straddles Texas and Mexico, has received continuous coverage in American news. In Mexico, however, mention the Falcon Lake killing and you might very well get a blank stare. While American deaths in Mexico usually generate an equal amount of coverage from both nations, the lack of local coverage of his case has revealed a stark disconnect in perspectives on opposite sides of the border. Here are five reasons why.

  • Chile vote is latest sign of region's shift to the center

    Chile vote is latest sign of region's shift to the center

    In recent and upcoming races across Latin America, candidates have dropped a combative left-right discourse, and instead are appealing to a growing ideological center.