Flashpoints

Flashpoints – Expanding wars in Mexico – December 19, 2008 at 5:00pm

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We feature a special report on the expanding wars in Mexico and the death of over 7,000 victims of the drug war; also, the San Francisco Consul General for the Chavez government in Venezuela talks about Chavez' plans for the expanding Bolovarian revolution; circus performers who twirl fire at Israeli checkpoints in the occupied West Bank talk about creative resistance to the ethnic cleansing in Palestine; stand-up comedian Ahmed Ahmed joins us for a few minutes to talk about the expanding comedy world in the Middle East; and the Consul General for Venezuela joins us in Spanish for Flashpoints en Espanol.