Ricardo Pascoe

Workers Revolutionary Party (PRD)

Guest

Founding member of Mexico's PRD Party; former Mexican Ambassador to Cuba; head of administration of the Mayor's Office in Mexico City for then-presidential candidate Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas

Ricardo Pascoe on KCRW

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In the past four years, at least 30 Mexican journalists have been murdered or disappeared.

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Brutal killings and shootouts that paralyze cities for hours often are not reported by Mexican newspapers, radio or TV.

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Brutal killings and shootouts that paralyze cities for hours often are not reported by Mexican newspapers, radio or TV.

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