Have you ever noticed how vastly much more attention is paid in the America press to Israel, a country of 6 million an ocean away, than to Mexico, a country of 109 million that shares a 1,952 mile border with us?
I`m not talking here about press bias for or against Israel or Mexico, just about the amount of coverage of the two countries in America.
For example, last year a leftist uprising that started among school teachers seized control of the big Mexican city of Oaxaca,
a common destination for American tourists, and held it against federale
attacks for quite a long time, but this seemingly interesting news created barely a ripple in the American media compared to the tsunami of reporting and commentating on Israel.