Mexico http://nwpr.org en Power And Violence In Ukraine And Mexico http://nwpr.org/post/power-and-violence-ukraine-and-mexico This week's headlines have been dominated by the violent protests in Kiev, the ousting of President Victor Yanukovych, and the amassing of Russian troops at the Ukrainian border. Writer Anthony Marra says that if Soviet war journalist Vasily Grossman were alive today, he'd likely be breaking news from Independence Square.<p>And while workers on the lavish Kiev estate of Viktor Yanukovych were walking off the job, Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was arrested in the middle class resort of Mazatlan. Sat, 01 Mar 2014 03:35:00 +0000 Anthony Marra 42241 at http://nwpr.org Power And Violence In Ukraine And Mexico Mexican Style Wrestlers Want To Escape Regulatory Choke Hold http://nwpr.org/post/mexican-style-wrestlers-want-escape-regulatory-choke-hold <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Lucha </span>Libre<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> wrestling has a huge following in Mexico. In fact, it’s second only to soccer. And its popularity is rising here in the Northwest. But </span>Lucha<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Libre<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> wrestlers say complex regulations make it difficult and expensive to perform in Washington. Tuesday in Olympia, lawmakers heard testimony urging the state Department of Licensing to change that.</span></p><p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 14:26:14 +0000 Taylor Winkel 40991 at http://nwpr.org Mexican Style Wrestlers Want To Escape Regulatory Choke Hold Drugs, Chaos And Violence Darken Mexico's 'Midnight' http://nwpr.org/post/drugs-chaos-and-violence-darken-mexicos-midnight When Alfredo Corchado went to cover Mexico for <em>The</em> <em>Dallas Morning News,</em> he was determined not to focus on drugs and crime but rather to cover issues critical to the country's future — immigration, education and the economy.<p>But it seems the drug cartels had other plans. Tue, 09 Jul 2013 17:42:00 +0000 editor 30656 at http://nwpr.org Drugs, Chaos And Violence Darken Mexico's 'Midnight' Ignoring Threats, An American Reports On His Native Mexico http://nwpr.org/post/ignoring-threats-american-reports-his-native-mexico Alfredo Corchado, the Mexico bureau chief of the <em>Dallas Morning News</em>, has dedicated his life to investigating government corruption, murders and ruthless drug cartels in his native Mexico.<p>He received death threats multiple times, and doesn't feel safe, but he says he has "learned to embrace the fear." Corchado, an American citizen, has written a memoir about the complicated relationship he has with the country of his birth, entitled, <em>Midnight in Mexico: A Reporter's Journey Through a Country's Descent into Darkness.</em><p>Speaking about his book on NPR's <em>Tell Me More</em>, Thu, 20 Jun 2013 18:42:00 +0000 NPR's Tell Me More Staff 29760 at http://nwpr.org Ignoring Threats, An American Reports On His Native Mexico