I'm off to Mexico City where democracy is being tested on an almost daily basis. I am attending as a delegate the 62nd annual assemble of the Inter American Press Association. IAPA is an effective organization in promoting and defending press freedom in the Americas from Canada to Argentina and points in between. It has been for decades a key player in promoting democracy in the Americas. The Guardian's John Ross has been filing excellent reports from Mexico City (see links below - more online at www.sfbg.com ):
Warning: Blue jeans are dangerous to human rights
Anatomy of a scandal foretold
The Delegate Zero factor
I'll try to keep you posted, B3.