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Left and Right Unite to Oppose Mexico Foreign Policy Scheme

Immediate Release ********************** May 13th, 2008 Left and Right Unite to Oppose Mexico Foreign Policy Scheme Amnesty International Joins Opposition to Bush’s Merida Initiative Contact: NYC: Robert Jereski, 212-973-1782 Washington, DC: Harry Bubbins, 646 641 5788 Opposition to the President’s ebbing “Merida Initiative” scheme to give $1.4 Billion in military aid to Mexico’s police and […]

GOP: Merida plan likely to fail in House

Top News: GOP: Merida plan likely to fail in House http://www.upi.com/NewsTrack/Top_News/2008/05/13/gop_merida_plan_likely_to_fail_in_house/7239/ WASHINGTON, May 13 (UPI) — Ranking Republicans predict a $500 million measure to combat drug violence in Latin America will fail when the House votes on it Wednesday. GOP lawmakers told the Washington Times they did not think the so-called Merida Initiative, named after […]

Opposition growing to Bush's Proposed "Merida Initiative"

Congress Holds 3rd Hearing on Mexico Foreign Policy Scheme Opposition growing to Bush’s Proposed “Merida Initiative” Will the Democratic Party and inside-the-beltway human rights organizations remain silent about its dangers? (May 8, New York/Maryland) Opposition to the President’s ebbing “Merida Initiative”, a scheme to give $1.4 Billion in military aid to Mexico’s police and military […]