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By Victor Villaseñor

Rain of Gold is a true-life saga of affection, relatives and future that pulses with daring energy, sweeping from the war-ravaged Mexican mountains of Pancho Villa's revolution to the times of Prohibition in California.

all of it started whilst Villasenor s maternal grandmother sat him down of their little domestic within the barrio of Carlsbad, California, gave him candy bread and informed him the tale in their earlier. Of his mom Lupe, the main attractive lady within the complete village who used to be just a baby while Villa's males got here taking pictures into their canyon. And of his father Juan and his kin, lowered to rags and hunger as they sought shelter around the border, the place they believed that never-ending chance awaited.

Lupe and Juan met and fell in love in California, yet they discovered that the doorways to the Promised Land have been usually closed to these from south of the border. His father was once compelled to take the legislations into his personal fingers, regardless of his wife's objections. With love and humor, Villasenor stocks this passionate love tale that celebrates the triumph of the human spirit.

An all-American tale of fight and luck, Rain of Gold specializes in 3 generations of Villasenor's family, their religious and cultural roots again in Mexico, their immigration to California and overcoming poverty, prejudice and fiscal exploitation. it's the warm-hearted and lively account of the wily, cautious and persevering forebears of Victor Villasenor.

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S. authorities, mysterious bodies turned up planted in different locations. S. government had, through its own sources, obtained the tapes of Camarena’s sadistic and prolonged torture. Mexican officials had denied that these specific audiotapes existed. S. Embassy, the State Department, the DEA, and Congress (the Intelligence Committees). On the tapes could be heard the voices of Mexican security officials present at the torture. S. officials, including many in the Embassy who remembered Camarena as a friend.

There was greater political significance to a meeting at this time, as statewide elections were coming up in July 1985 and the PAN was thought to have a good chance at a governorship. The area’s key political officials were the PRI governor, a PANista mayor, and the prominent archbishop. ”76 He explained that first the governor declined; then his deputy declined. S. Embassy told the governor’s office they were free to send whomever they wished. When Ambassador Gavin and his staff got to the luncheon, reporters were all over the place but no one showed up from the PRI.

59 The military intelligence agencies still noted their disagreement in a prominent footnote. Horton, knowing he and Casey no longer trusted each other, decided he would leave in May when his contract was up. Three weeks later, to the CIA’s surprise, Horton’s comments to a New York Times reporter appeared on the front page. S. 60 That program, dubbed a persuasion campaign, was to reveal again how one faction was trying to rally against Mexico’s policy toward Central America drawing on the nature of their internal politics, but without widespread administration agreement.

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