- Mexico City, Mexico City, Mexico
- December 05
- La Salle U.
- Mexico City resident who blogs on how the press covers national issues in Mexico. Historian, actor, and dog lover.
MY RECENT POSTS
- Ferriz doesn´t apologize for
December 06, 2010 10:52AM
- Hotel Explosion Not Terrorist
Attempt: So What?
November 17, 2010 08:28PM
- Sabotage Rocks Mexico City?
November 16, 2010 08:00PM
- Press fails to identify mob
mentality idea of President
November 08, 2010 08:47PM
- Pedro Ferriz naive comments
about voting in MX
November 03, 2010 09:10AM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “I was in a similar
situation. One day as soon as
behavior occurred, I
January 29, 2010 01:27PM
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Pedro Ferriz suggested last week that investigative reporter Ricardo Ravello received a bribe of 50,000 dollars from a drug trafficker in order to stop printing stories about him. Sergio Barragán Villareal, the drug trafficker, claimed this bribe occurred.&… Read full post »
Mexican press has emphasized that a recent hotel explosion killing four Canadian tourists and two hotel workers, was not a terrorist attempt. Mainstream papers have quoted police investigators who say there is no evidence of fuses or devices pointing to terrorism. … Read full post »
Two explosions in the electrical system in downtown Mexico City wounded three people, and Pedro Ferriz suggested the possibility of sabotage. This is a first, because in the past Ferriz smirked at anyone who talked about sabotage in Mexico.
While Americans understand the power of individualism, Mexicans understand the power of being part of a large group, even if it´s a mob. That may be why a recent speech by Mexican President Calderón that extoled the mob mentality wasn't scrutinize… Read full post »
Do you like comparing apples with apples, and oranges with oranges? Of course you do, we all do.
This morning (6:55am), Pedro Ferriz compared yesterday´s U.S. election to past elections in Mexico. He extoled the virtues of the U.S. one, pointing that nobody marched down the s… Read full post »
Pedro Ferriz attacks, like a mad dog, a man called Andrés López Obrador, who ran for President of Mexico a few years ago. Says the man is crazy.
One of López Obrador´s campaign slogans was, "We need joy! Let´s go back to t… Read full post »
Pedro Ferriz is racist, but subscribes to the kind of racism popular 100 years ago. And it´s because this morning he told his radio listeners (just before 7am) that criminals can be identified, by just looking at them.
Ferriz said that people with small ears, a… Read full post »
This is what we see in the news daily, in Mexico
"I know the kind of filth this man is," are roughly the words radio commentator Pedro Ferriz de Con used to describe the governor of the state of Veracruz, Fidel Herrera. The governor was caught saying, "We have the fucking power in our hands right now. This is our moment," in… Read full post »
At just before 7am Mexico time, Pedro Ferriz de Con accused Canada's steel workers union of aiding and abetting thiefs. "Behind all of this, is the Union Steel Workers Union, which has tentacles in Canada. They are the ones aiding and abetting..." Ferriz is referring to a Mexi… Read full post »
Pedro Ferriz was chastized by one his radio listeners yesterday (March 22) for making a big deal of the killings of two university students in a recent drugland shootout in Monterrey, while ignoring not the scores, but the hundreds of other innocent victims of lower social st… Read full post »
This weekend two employees of the American consulate in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, along with their family members, were chased in their automobiles and shot dead, presumably by drug dealers. Pedro Ferriz talked with Andrés Oppenheim this morning (Monday,… Read full post »
Commentator Pedro Ferriz asked, “Where are the ideologies?” , as if he missed them. “Donde están las ideologías?, he urged on his radio show yesterday in the morning.” An example of his thoughts are on this s… Read full post »
This is one of the racist ads for the World Soccer Cup in South Africa coming from a Mexican company. Check out the second half. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0-5mzmhnEzw Billboards and ads on t.v. from one of the main television broadcaster… Read full post »
When a newscaster decides to run for public office; is there a conflict of interest? In Mexico Pedro Ferriz appears to be doing that. He is the right wing newscaster and commentator who has recently pushed to change the structure of the Mexican Congress, and… Read full post »
The press was outraged at statements made by Congressman Ariel Gómez León http://www.eluniversal.com.mx/notas/655005.html http://www.milenio.com/node/370600 Newspapers, radio and television were astonished at wh… Read full post »
Commentator Pedro Ferriz continues his push to eliminate plurinominal senators and representatives. http://www.imagen.com.mx/blog/9055/ Today on his morning radio program, he said that in a couple of weeks he would go to Congress with his growing petition, to reque… Read full post »
Salvador Cabañas, a famous soccer for America soccer club, was shot in the head in an after-hours bar on Monday. This bit of news has spread like wildfire in the media, like few stories have. http://www.exonline.com.mx/diario/cobertura/Salvador &… Read full post »
Do you know how the door to drug trafficking is quietly being opened to narcotraffickers in Mexico? Underage drug traffickers are let free. The laws make it easy for underage drug traffickers to go back to the street almost immediately. The second thing is that nati… Read full post »
From MVS Radio sportscast, an unfortunate comment. The sports commentators (all male) said that women's golf gets its value from the beautiful female golfers on tour. Paula Creamer, is the example they gave. There are a lot of Asian golfers, but as they are not as pretty,… Read full post »
Commentator Pedro Ferriz has a petition drive going to eliminate plurinominal members of Congress in Mexico. http://www.imagen.com.mx/blog/9055/ Plurinominals are senators and representatives who don't get into Congress by winning elections, but through… Read full post »
A lot of newsworthy events happened in Mexico while many people were on vacation during the Christmas holiday, and the voices of Carmen Aristegui www.noticiasmvs.com/ and Pedro Ferriz de Con www.imagen.com.mx/ have noticeably been silent, while they, too… Read full post »
About a recent bomb scare at a children's clinic, a reader asked for some clarification from an earlier posting of this blog. The posting read that someone had called a children's medical clinic, saying there was a bomb inside right when the clinic was in the midst of a… Read full post »
Organized crime´s slaughter of a soldier´s family three days ago headlines every major Mexican newspaper in the last two days. It comes at a time when there´s an upsurge in violence, including the killing of a state government minister. Papers qu… Read full post »
A bomb threat at a children’s clinic was the latest example of abominable actions reported by the press in Mexico. As young patients evacuated the clinic for children with cancer, Pedro Ferriz interviewed (Monday, Dec. 7) the head of the institution who c… Read full post »