Posts Tagged ‘Mexico’

IS THAT 18 MONKEYS IN YOUR PANTS OR ARE YOU JUST GLAD TO SEE ME?

July 21, 2010

A man has been arrested at the airport in Mexico City after he was caught trying to smuggle 18 live Titi monkeys onto an airplane. The man was wearing a specially designed girdle to house the tiny creatures. Titi monkeys bring up to $1,000 apiece on the Mexican black market.

MARINES BANNED FROM TIJUANA

January 23, 2009

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2008 WAS A RECORD YEAR FOR VIOLENCE IN TIJUANA

There were 843 murders inĀ Tijuana, Mexico last year. It was the most violent year on record for the city that borders San Diego. Drug violence has gotten so out of control that Marines from nearby Camp Pendleton in California have been banned from traveling to T.J.

The ban was originally issued for the Christmas holiday but is now indefinite. With cheap prices, an 18-year-old drinking age, and $10 prostitutes, Tijuana has long been a popular R&R destination for U.S. military personnel.