Tag: Mexico

Three Ways to Celebrate the Fourth

Dear Fellow Americans, Happy (nearly) Independence Day! Your correspondent is not exactly a patriot of patriots today, seeing as he’s trapped in a very American airport bar in Chicago by a very American mega-thunderstorm-apocalypse rolling up with appalling vengeance off the barren, worthless plains of the barren, worthless Midwest, reduced to downing very American lagers… Read More

A Week After Arrest, Extradition of Drug Lord “Chapo” Guzman Seems Unclear

Joaquin Guzmán Loera, better known as “El Chapo,” was the first man to be deemed Chicago’s “Public Enemy Number One” since Al Capone. He was captured last week in the coastal resort town of Mazatlan, ending a 13 year period of being on the run from Mexican, American, and international authorities.   There have been… Read More