Posts Tagged ‘Mexico’

Marijuana Plantation

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

The largest marijuana crop ever was discovered 150 miles south of Tijuana, 300 acres that would yield 120 tons of pot. Found at YouTube from RussiaToday.

The Pot Catapult

Saturday, January 29th, 2011

Smugglers trying to get drugs across the U.S.-Mexico border are getting old-school: they’re trying a catapult. National Guard troops operating a remote video surveillance system near Naco observed a catapult being set up south of the border. Found at YouTube from TucsonSentinel.

The Invisibles

Saturday, December 25th, 2010

Every year, tens of thousands of women, men and children travel through Mexico without legal permission. As “invisible” migrants they head for the US border in the hope of finding a new life far from the poverty they’ve left behind. Their journey is one of the most dangerous in the world. Found at YouTube from invisiblesfilms.

The Invisibles, Part 1: Seaworld

At the start of their journey people are filled with hope of reaching the USA such as the young girl traveling with her family who dreams of visiting Seaworld. Filmed at a migrant shelter in southern Mexico, this film reveals the dangers that await them.

The Invisibles, Part 2: Six Out Of Ten

Gael García Bernal talks to three women from Honduras who are traveling in search of a better life for their families. They are taking a huge risk. Six out of ten women who attempt the journey are sexually abused.

The Invisibles, Part 3: What Remains

Relatives in Central America may never know what happened to their loved ones. In El Salvador a mother tells us of her desperation at not knowing where her son is ten years after he left for the USA saying he’d call home in 12 days.

The Invisibles, Part 4: Goal!

Despite the danger and the risks, the migrants will keep coming. They sleep rough, beg for food and grab lifts by clinging to the outsides of moving freight trains. Many are seriously injured, but there will always be those prepared to brave the journey.

Mistranslated

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

President Obama invited the President of Mexico to the White House yesterday. Unfortunately, the translator came from a discount service. Found at Yahoo! Videos.

Living In A Lined, Notepad Paper World

Friday, September 4th, 2009

Super cool animated commercial for Scribe notepads. Found at Vimeo from ladies.