Juárez: “La Linea” and “Mexicles” alliance to “cleanse the plaza” results in 5 murders a day

Chivis Martinez Borderland Beat  Reforma An alliance between ‘La Linea’ and  ‘Los Mexicles’ formed to cleanse the plaza Violence is unleashed in this city. According to data from the Chihuahua Prosecutor’s Office, from January to November of this year, 402 violent homicides occurred in Ciudad Juarez, figures that exceed those reported throughout 2018 and 2017. […]

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ASEAN anchor to Asian trade policy strategy

Author: Editorial Board, ANU As the global trade regime threatens to unravel under the Trump administration’s assault on the WTO dispute settlement disciplines and its tearing up the rules in its trade war with China, ASEAN — the motley Southeast Asian grouping that includes Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Brunei and the […]

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ASEAN’s quiet resilience

Author: Kishore Mahbubani, NUS ASEAN should have begun to crack and fall apart from the strain of the rising geopolitical rivalries in Asia between the United States and China, if what critics say about its fragility were true. But ASEAN steadily marched through another difficult and challenging year and quietly delivered many positive results that […]

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