4 Responses to Mexico village hit by rumors of mass suicide as severe food shortages ripple through Chihuahua

  1. Carlos says:

    I know this is not related but thare have been weird noises around the world from Canada, Mexico, Chile, Czech Republic, Costa Rica, Russia and more.

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  2. Granny Bear says:

    India has had similar problems with farmers and suicide:

    Farmers’ suicides in India – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    Statistics|History|Causes|Responses to Farmers suicides
    India is an Agrarian country with around 60% of its people directly or indirectly depend upon Agriculture. Agriculture in India is often attributed as gambling with …
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    India: 1,500 Farmers Commit Suicide – Breaking News and …
    [Apr 16, 2009] … Mass Suicide India , Mass Suicide India Farmers , Suicide India 1500 , World News. share this story. Get World Alerts Sign Up … ( 254 Comments )
    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/04/16/india-1500-farmers... – Cached

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    Farmers Suicide in India : Dynamics and Strategies of …
    Edited by Gyanmudra, Deep and Deep Pub, 2007, xiv, 170 p, figs, tables, ISBN : 8184500059, $30.00 (Includes free airmail shipping)
    http://www.vedamsbooks.com/no51972/farmers-suicide-india... – Cached
    On India’s Farms, a Plague of Suicide – New York Times
    [Sep 19, 2006] BHADUMARI, India — Here in the center of India, on a gray Wednesday morning, a cotton farmer swallowed a bottle of pesticide and fell dead at the …
    http://www.nytimes.com/2006/09/19/world/asia/19india.html
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    LK Advani wishes farmers’ suicide wasn’t the subject of …
    [Aug 29, 2010] Senior BJP leader LK Advani today praised Aamir Khan’s home production ‘Peepli Live’ for its “realistic depiction of village life” but wished that the filmmaker had …
    http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_lk-advani-wishes-farmers... – Cached

    Mallika Chopra: 1,500 Farmers in India Commit Suicide: A Wake …
    [May 17, 2009] … Farmers Suicide, India, India Farmers, India Farming, India Suicide, India Suicides, India-Farmers-Mass-Suicide, Indian Farmers, … ( 554 Comments )
    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mallika-chopra/1500-farmers-in... – Cached
    FRONTLINE/WORLD . Rough Cut . Seeds of Suicide | PBS
    Background Facts and Related Links Learn more about the use of pesticides and “miracle seeds” in India.
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    Farmers Suicide India 1 – YouTube
    Uploaded by invincible8055 on Nov 30, 2008 Farmers Suicide India 1 Category: People & Blogs Tags: Farmers Suicide India License: Standard YouTube License …
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    Farmers_suicide_india_revolution_andhra_pradesh_CPI_Maoist …
    CPI Maoist 9th Congr. 1600 x 1199 – 592k – jpg. indianvanguard.wordpress.com
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    India’s debt-ridden farmers committing suicide – SFGate
    Nashik, India — On a recent afternoon, Seetabai Atthre heard a faint cry from the edge of a vineyard that her family has cultivated for more than 40 …
    articles.sfgate.com/2008-03-22/news/17168778_1_suicides… – Cached

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  3. Tim says:

    Los Angeles Times – “It took false reports of mass suicide for Mexicans to rally in great number to the aid of the legendary Tarahumara Indians, who are facing a season of starvation. But publicity about their plight has exposed the chronic marginalization and growing perils, including drug violence, faced by many indigenous communities”
    http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-mexico-indians-hunger-20120119,0,10371.story

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