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October 30th, 2006, 09:25 PM
As happens so often, the bloggers are doing a far better job of reporting from the scene than media.

See http://markinmexico.blogspot.com/ Blogger Mark in Mexico for the latest daily info.

November 6th, 2006, 11:41 AM
A photo today shows that the police are using slingshots instead of guns to defend themselves from the demonstrators. From the useless media coverage of Mexico, I was unaware of this.

November 8th, 2006, 08:03 AM
Goodbye, Burger King.

November 10th, 2006, 08:32 AM
"Mexico's private Council on Tourism (CPTM -- at least, I think it's private) has instructed Mexican travel agents around the world to discourage tourist visits to Oaxaca de Juarez (the capitol city)"
2 tour buses full of French and German tourists were reportedly assaulted.

November 17th, 2006, 08:26 AM
"Oaxaca, Mexico: Bradley Will, American reporter, shot from above at close range then executed at point blank range 15 minutes later... His body was abandoned in the back of a pickup left outside the amphitheater of the State Attorney General."

November 21st, 2006, 07:19 PM
The best hotel, El Camino Real, has been attacked by battering ram and firebombs and is now closed.

November 27th, 2006, 09:15 AM
The incomplete list of buildings now badly damaged or destroyed:

The State Courts building
Teatro Benito Juarez
The Santo Domingo esplanade and garden
4 hotels
Guelaguetza Travel Agency and more than a dozen shops and restaurants

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