Posts tagged as "Current Events"
Our hearts are heavy this week as we learn about the devastation in Haiti. I am frustrated that this happened in the one place in the western hemisphere that is the least able to help itself. I am frustrated that the news media is so enamored with finding out the death toll. I am frustrated [...]
We went to see Sin Nombre last night. Due to content, this is not a movie we would generally go see, but we decided that we should since the subject matter is so pertinent to today’s world. The main character is a member of the La Mara gang in Mexico. Through a series of hard-to-watch [...]
The situation in northern Mexico right now is heartbreaking, as more and more people are killed by warring drug cartels. I’ve heard about it several times a week for quite a while now, and it doesn’t seem to be getting any better. So what are the proposed solutions? Mainly violent ones. Mexican military takes over, [...]