Shows featuring Charles Bowden

  • Charles Bowden on "Murder City: Ciudad Juárez and the Global Economy’s New Killing Fields" Bowden-bk
    First Lady Michelle Obama arrived in Mexico City Tuesday night after making a stop in Haiti on her first official trip abroad without the president. Her trip to Mexico comes as a new report by the Mexican government has found the death toll from the so-called drug war is much higher than previously thought. Nearly 23,000...
    April 14, 2010 | Story
  • Charles Bowden on "The War Next Door" Ciudadjuarezkillingsweb
    In the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juárez, a US consular employee and her husband were shot dead on Saturday while driving in their SUV. In a separate incident nearby, the husband of a Mexican employee at the US consulate was shot dead. The shootings are believed to be the first deadly attacks on US officials and their...
    March 16, 2010 | Story
  • Charles Bowden on Mexico’s Dirty War Against Drugs Drugs-web
    Last week Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy blocked the release of a State Department report affirming that Mexico has respected human rights in its fight against drug cartels. Leahy’s move holds up more than $100 million in US aid. The money has been delayed under a law linking 15 percent of US funding to Mexico under the Merida Initiative to Mexico’s record on human rights. On...
    August 11, 2009 | Story