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Real Name: Robert Broughton

DOB: 01/26/1950

Gender: Male

Location: Guanajuato, GTO, Mexico

Occupation: Retired

Groups: Virginia Kos, Mexican Kossacks, Progressive Atheists

Hobbies: Music,Photography

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Diaries published: 42 (62 days since last diary on Fri Mar 27, 2015 at 05:19 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 1497 (2 days since last comment on Wed May 27, 2015 at 12:04 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 424

Total Comment Ratings: 63

Most Recommended Diary: A $40 billion bad idea in Nicaragua, 106 comments, 53 recommends

People Following roberb7: 5

roberb7's Most Recent Diaries:

On September 26, 2014, forty-three students from the Ayotzinapa Normal School​ went missing in Guerrero, one of Mexico’s poorest and most violent states. Six months later, only one student’s ...
by roberb7
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Mar 27, 2015 at 05:19 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Carmen Aristegui. Photo by Alexandre Meneghini, AP Journalist Carmen Aristegui was fired by MVS Radio on March 15. Two other reporters, Daniel Lizarraga and Irving Huerta, were fired last week. ...
by roberb7
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Mar 16, 2015 at 05:18 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Protest in support of Aristegui in front of MVS Radio office. Photo: Octavio Gómez I published a diary just a few days ago,
by roberb7
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Mar 15, 2015 at 10:55 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
“Those of us who are here love Mexico and it is impossible to remove ourselves from the disappearance of the 43 Ayotzinapa students and the mass grave which the state of Guerrero has become.” ...
by roberb7
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Mar 11, 2015 at 09:53 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Marta Beatriz Roque Marta Beatriz Roque is the founder of the Cuban Institute of Independent Economists, and a prominent Cuban dissident who has been in and out of prison ...
by roberb7
Comment Count 41 comments on Thu Feb 12, 2015 at 01:58 PM PST with 18 Recommends
Matthew Heineman, directory of the documentary film "Cartel Land", won the Best Director award at the Sundance Film Festival. "Cartel Land" is about two vigilante leaders. One of them is Tim “...
by roberb7
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Feb 07, 2015 at 07:37 PM PST with 14 Recommends

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