Daily Archives: 29/01/2014

VENEZUELA: “The ‘Bachaqueo’ is Destroying Zulia”

27/01/14 – On the Colombian border, food and petrol are regularly smuggled into the neighbouring country in a process known as ‘Bachaqueo’. This practice has been common in the state of Zulia since time immemorial as a way of making … Continue reading

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MEXICO: Autodefensas Sign Agreement with Government

The government has announced an agreement with the Autodefensas in Michoacán to establish their legality. However, it was careful to call their existence ‘temporary’. One of the conditions of the agreement is that a list of the names of Autodefensa … Continue reading

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