One Gone, One Free

Another journalist, Reuben Pat, has just been murdered in Mexico, the eighth so far this year. At the same time, Mexican journalist Emilio Gutierrez has been freed from detention in the U.S. as he and his son await the decision to let them stay here or be sent back to near certain death in Mexico. Reporting on the Mexican drug cartels is close to a ┬ásuicidal act that gets scant attention in the U.S., where journalism is a much safer occupation. Continue reading “One Gone, One Free”