Press Clips: “Slowing the Flow of Smuggled U.S. Guns Into Mexico”

On Thursday, May 31st, NDN/NPI held a forum with Congressman Adam Schiff of California and Mexico’s Ambassador to the U.S. Arturo Sarukhan, about tougher penalties against the illegal southbound flow of guns from the US into Mexico, a country where owning a gun of any kind is illegal. Below are a handful of press clips.

Janell Ross – Huffington Post Latino “Mexico Ambassador Arturo Sarukhan Says U.S. Guns Fuel Violence, Denies Mexico Is Infringing Upon Gun Rights”

Dan Freedman –  Houston Chronicle and San Antonio Express-News   “Mexican ambassador calls 2nd Amendment fears ‘gobbledygook’”

Jordy Yager – The Hill  “Mexican official: Fast and Furious ‘poisoned’ public opinion of US”

Jaime Goldberg – Los Angeles Times “Mexico left in the dark on Fast and Furious, ambassador says”
Douglas Stalin – USA Today  “Envoy: Mexicans upset over botched U.S. gunrunning scheme”

UPI- “Envoy: Mexico was not in gun-sting loop”

Notimex –  “Impactan en México leyes laxas sobre armas: Sarukhán”

Diego Urdaneta   Agence France-Presse  “México espera fin de investigación de escándalo de armas en EEUU (embajador)”   


About tanialara

Tania Lara has a vast experience working as a journalist in Mexico and the U.S. reporting in-depth about the economic contributions and realities of Mexican immigrants. This summer, she will be covering border issues and elections for the 21st Century Border Initiative blog. Her stories about complex cross border matters have been published in Spanish-language media outlets including CNN México, Expansión, and ¡Ahora Sí!, as well as the English-language newspaper The Austin American-Statesman.
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