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Legalization in Columbia? No, but the idea has made the mainstream press as a possible alternative to the U.S. backed drug war. It is a fact that criminal organizations make a huge amount of money through drug trafficking, and there is more and more evidence that gov't officials get involved as well. So, what is everybody waiting for? Legalization would take the profits out of the hands of the criminals.

In Mexico, it looks like Lopez Obrador is going to run for president next year, and he is definitely the front runner right now. The question is whether or not he will stick to his leftist roots.

The BBC made a documentary about Che Guevara's partner, Alberto Granado, on the now famous motorcycle trip around South America. Here is an article about it with some of Granado's thoughts about his old friend.
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