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Thanks much

Thank you for joining WP:WikiProject Freedom of speech !!! — Cirt (talk) 02:59, 30 May 2013 (UTC)

  • And thank you for the invitation! ComputerJA (talk) 03:57, 30 May 2013 (UTC)

Adding photos

ComputerJA, have you recorded anywhere the lessons you've learned while uploading photos. I've been watching you do that for sometimes (from afar and in total admiration)! I've seen some of your uploads deleted and others remain and reattempts made. I would like to do something similar and have my students also do this (and for the same project: Safety of Journalists), but I think it would be better if we could learn the process from somebody who has been through the process. Do you have any notes? Crtew (talk) 17:29, 7 June 2013 (UTC)

  • Hello, Crtew. I only know how to upload non-free images of people that are deceased or disappeared without having any copyright problems. With non-free images of living people, it's up to the Wikipedia Photo Gestapo to decide. Most of them are decided on a case-by-case basis; for example, I argued that the photo of Gustavo González Castro should stay because although he is a living person, finding him would require government/police intelligence. The image managed to stay, but I haven't been so lucky with others. I'm not sure what kind of photos you plan to upload with your students, but I what do often is try to mirror the format of other users. I usually copy and past the format ( [[1] like this, for example) from other people and then just change the information to the journalist I'm writing about. My suggestion is to always look for a free image first (either on Flickr or by e-mailing the organization where a journalist is from and asking for permission--although I've never gotten a response from the latter). Hope this helps. Let me know if you have other concerns. Best, ComputerJA (talk) 20:16, 7 June 2013 (UTC)

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GA nomination of Antonio Cárdenas Guillén

The article nominated by you is successfully passed as a GA status. Suri 100 (talk) 07:06, 11 June 2013 (UTC)

  • Thanks! Much appreciated. ComputerJA (talk) 07:08, 11 June 2013 (UTC)

Torres

Hi, I'm having some problems tying text to the citations. For example, Chaires is not named in either citation 10 or 11. That seems to be in citation 13. When I look to citations 13 and 14 for allegation of drug cartel links. I don't see anything.

  • I added ref 13 behind 10 and 11 per Chaires mention. Now, in Proceso's article, is says this: "La Procuraduría investiga a cinco integrantes de la familia Pecina Chaires por el delito de privación ilegal de la libertad, ya que alguno de sus miembros mantiene vínculos con el crimen organizado." (Translation: "The Attorney investigates five family members Pecina Chaires for the crime of illegal deprivation of liberty, and that one of its members has ties to organized crime.") Original and Google translate The other US source says that the kidnapping is believed to be cartel related.

The sources all quote Cristina as saying "a couple men", yet the text says several. I just find it strange how a couple of guys can make off with a load of stuff, three hostages, and three cars.

  • Good catch on that one. Spanish sources mention "group of armed men" or simply "armed men." Should we stick with "gunmen"? If there were only two guys, then it would be impossible for them to steal 3 vehicles Facepalm. ABC7 source mentions the three vehicles...

I've also noticed that some of the reports are agency reports, and are very similar. I also found 5, 6 and 10 are identical reports, which can be consolidated into one ref. More anon. -- Ohc ¡digame!¿que pasa? 07:52, 11 June 2013 (UTC)

  • Having read the article and most of the sources, I would just mention some concerns I have about the notability and a possible AFD the article might face: The guy isn't notable, at best WP:BLP1E. It's like a black hole, and these things seem to happen down there almost on a daily basis. Armando's still an open investigation, and all the news seems to be about that; the news reports look pretty repetitious. There is a lot of speculation. -- Ohc ¡digame!¿que pasa? 08:33, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Yeah, I thought about that, too. I contacted Torres's wife Melissa through the Facebook group and asked her if she could contact the Marines so they can release more info on his career, awards, medals, and all of that. But she told me that the authorities asked her to hold back on that information for some while. ComputerJA (talk) 08:41, 11 June 2013 (UTC)

Thanks

Tournesol.png Thank you

Thanks for the review of the baptism of Poland! --Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| reply here 01:50, 15 June 2013 (UTC)

DYK for Armando Torres III

 — Crisco 1492 (talk) 00:04, 18 June 2013 (UTC)

Mario Ramírez Treviño

Howdy- I wanted to let you know that I am signing up to review your nomination of Mario Ramírez Treviño to become a GA. You can find my review here. I'll get started on the review today or tomorrow. PrairieKid (talk) 21:44, 19 June 2013 (UTC)

  • Great! I'm looking forward to working with you. Thanks, ComputerJA (talk) 23:10, 19 June 2013 (UTC)

I left initial comments and will finish my review soon. I just wanted to have those comments made. Great work so far. I am honestly shocked at how much you have already contributed to the article. PrairieKid (talk) 21:34, 20 June 2013 (UTC)

  • Thanks for the review. I'll get right on it ... but I first have to see the NBA final :-) See you in the review sheet. Cheers, ComputerJA () 00:00, 21 June 2013 (UTC)
I am very sorry, but some how I managed to completely forget about this GA Nom. Sorry to keep you waiting. I will take another look. PrairieKid (talk) 05:13, 3 July 2013 (UTC)

DYK for Héctor Manuel Sauceda Gamboa

The DYK project (nominate) 00:03, 23 June 2013 (UTC)

TemplateData is here

Hey ComputerJA

I'm sending you this because you've made quite a few edits to the template namespace in the past couple of months. If I've got this wrong, or if I haven't but you're not interested in my request, don't worry; this is the only notice I'm sending out on the subject :).

So, as you know (or should know - we sent out a centralnotice and several watchlist notices) we're planning to deploy the VisualEditor on Monday, 1 July, as the default editor. For those of us who prefer markup editing, fear not; we'll still be able to use the markup editor, which isn't going anywhere.

What's important here, though, is that the VisualEditor features an interactive template inspector; you click an icon on a template and it shows you the parameters, the contents of those fields, and human-readable parameter names, along with descriptions of what each parameter does. Personally, I find this pretty awesome, and from Monday it's going to be heavily used, since, as said, the VisualEditor will become the default.

The thing that generates the human-readable names and descriptions is a small JSON data structure, loaded through an extension called TemplateData. I'm reaching out to you in the hopes that you'd be willing and able to put some time into adding TemplateData to high-profile templates. It's pretty easy to understand (heck, if I can write it, anyone can) and you can find a guide here, along with a list of prominent templates, although I suspect we can all hazard a guess as to high-profile templates that would benefit from this. Hopefully you're willing to give it a try; the more TemplateData sections get added, the better the interface can be. If you run into any problems, drop a note on the Feedback page.

Thanks, Okeyes (WMF) (talk) 22:11, 28 June 2013 (UTC)

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DYK for Javier Torres Félix

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A cheeseburger for you!

Cheeseburger.png Thank you very much for all the hard work on Mexico-related articles. I'm a PolySci student, so I can't stop complaining about how much we disregard Mexico. In appreciation for all that you have done for Mexico, I will try to make you more American and give you a cheeseburger. (Its late at night my time... I'm not nearly as funny at this time of day.) Mario Ramirez Trevino is now a GA, and I know that many more GAs, A-Classes and FAs are on their way from you. I hope to see your work on the front page soon. Thanks a million! PrairieKid (talk) 05:32, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
  • Thank you for the review! It was a pleasure to work with you. ComputerJA () 06:01, 3 July 2013 (UTC)

Eddie Fatu Umaga

sup man I was wondering if you can cite a source for me, the late Eddie Fatu is The Rock's cousin I noted it under his introduction where it says his two older brothers, Sam (better known as Tonga Kid and Tama) and Solofa Jr. (better known as Rikishi), are also professional wrestlers who have achieved success of their own. but was reversed by user named Brookie here is the article from CNN reporting about his death and family members The Rock is his cousin. thanks for the help. http://www.cnn.com/2009/US/12/04/umaga.eddie.fatu/index.html?_s=PM:US

  • Done, I went back and updated the article with the information you supplied and the source. Citing sources is probably the most challenging aspect of Wikipedia for newcomers; I learned by using by sandbox and toying around with sources. Since I usually only use news articles, I stick with the format on the Cite template (on the far right when you click "Edit source" on any article you'll see a "Cite" button and then a "Templates" one). Anyways, let me know if you ever need help. Cheers, ComputerJA () 17:56, 4 July 2013 (UTC)

Thanks for the welcome

Hi, this is 72.177.123.145. My IP address changes from time to time. I once had an account but I gave it up. I have contributed, or tried to, for 10 years or so. The article I spent the most time on was Happy Trails, which was in sad shape until I rewrote it. I see from your user page that we may have some interests in common. I am listening a lot to Beto Quintanilla lately and I was thinking of adding a discography to his page and doing some rewriting of it. Perhaps you'll beat me to it. 72.177.123.145 (talk) 17:07, 11 July 2013 (UTC) Eric

  • Of course I'm interested in Beto Quintanilla. I'm a fan of his music, too. Send me a message again when you decide to expand his page. I'll see if I can expand his Life and career section overall--just finished summer school so I should have more spare time. Thanks for your message. Cheers, ComputerJA () 00:44, 12 July 2013 (UTC)

You're Welcome

I find Guzman a fascinating yet horrible person. He's a lot smarter then Pablo Escobar. The Mexican Drug Wars are viscous and unrelenting. PKDASD (talk)

Yeah, I don't see him coming down anytime soon. I'll be doing some major cleanup/expansion on his page probably by the end of this year (and try to get it to Good Article status), just in case you're interested. Thanks for your message. Cheers, ComputerJA () 00:51, 12 July 2013 (UTC)

Updating pages with Miguel Treviño Morales's arrest

Hi, JA!

Somehow, this morning, I would up on a lot of pages having to do with Mexican drug trafficking (and I started out on Germanic and Celtic tribes so it's way off my beat!) and I did some clean up, mainly involving language and grammar but also a little reorganization. There is so much content on Wikipedia on this topic so hopefully, I didn't mess up any of your work and just brushed it up a little.

I'm leaving this note though because Miguel Treviño Morales was arrested yesterday and he comes up A LOT in some of these entries. It seems like every person he worked for, with or against mentions his cartel leadership on their page. Sometimes, it was easy to note that he had been arrested but on other articles, it'll take some additional work since he is considered an active member and I don't want to just delete content that has him as a present-day leader. Since you know the field so well, I just thought I'd give you a head's up....I'm sure you know which articles will need updating.

Have a good day. 69.125.134.86 (talk) 13:46, 16 July 2013 (UTC)

  • You're totally right on that. I'll try to go article by article and see if they need any updating. But thanks so far for your interest in the subject and the concerns you wrote on the articles' talk pages. As soon as I get Z40 done, I'll go directly to address them. I think you should consider creating an account—it's easier to keep track of the articles you like and there are more benefits while editing. Happy editing, ComputerJA () 18:21, 16 July 2013 (UTC)

Trevino

I have added a new comment at ITN. CNN is reporting that the arresting Mexican official refused to give Trevino's Zeta nickname or identify him as a Zeta while announcing the arrest. μηδείς (talk) 01:03, 17 July 2013 (UTC)

If you think it merited, I request you ask on ITN that the blurb be changed to "Reported Zetas leader Miguel Treviño Morales is arrested on drug, kidnapping, torture and murder charges". The current blurb contradicts what even the Mexican federal prosecutor is willing to say. μηδείς (talk) 02:46, 17 July 2013 (UTC)

Marco Antonio Solís Gracias Por Estar Aqui

Hello Computer JA I need your help again this user named Magician Dude kept undoing the article for Gracias Por Estar Aqui he wanted me to post sources of his new single Tres Semanas so im provding you the sources and hope that you will add them I don't sign in to Wikipedia to due edits, unless I have to. thank you for all your help.

ITunes source https://itunes.apple.com/ar/album/tres-semanas-single/id669474780

Amazon.com Source http://www.amazon.com/Tres-Semanas/dp/B00DR4RICY/ref=sr_shvl_album_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1374097666&sr=301-1 — Preceding unsigned comment added by Sc30002001 (talkcontribs) 21:48, 17 July 2013 (UTC)

Below are the sources.[1] [2] ComputerJA () 21:31, 18 July 2013 (UTC)
ref

Thank you dude I really appreciate it. if its not too much trouble could you go to the page and do the same for the official website the link is already posted on the article. you've been a tremendous help. dios te bendiga. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 96.254.48.223 (talk) 08:55, 19 July 2013 (UTC)

  1. ^ "Tres Semanas - Single Marco Antonio Solís". iTunes. Retrieved 18 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Tres Semanas". Amazon.com. 16 July 2013. Retrieved 18 July 2013. 

Regina Martínez Pérez review

Hi, I've made some comments at: Wikipedia:Peer review/Regina Martínez Pérez/archive1 and done a copy edit on the article. Please let me know if you'd like some follow up or if you have any questions. Best wishes, Peregrine981 (talk) 14:01, 19 July 2013 (UTC)

  • Great, thanks for your comments. I'll take full look at it sometime today. ComputerJA () 14:35, 19 July 2013 (UTC)
Thanks for the brownie :) My pleasure to have a look at an interesting article like that. Peregrine981 (talk) 13:08, 21 July 2013 (UTC)

DYK for Aurelio Cano Flores

Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 00:03, 21 July 2013 (UTC)

Date format

Then why does the Omar Treviño Morales article show different date formats? "Born January 26, 1974" yet after that it says "The authorities believe he is the successor of his brother, who was arrested on 15 July 2013." In my opinion that's not being "consistent throughout."

Also I never said one format was incorrect but admittedly didn't understand the difference between them, initially I thought it might be attributed to geographical location as I've seen quite a few articles from Europe with the format 1 January 1977 yet many in the United States with January 1, 1977. I should have done more research to know that both can be used. Daren420c (talk) 08:07, 24 July 2013 (UTC)

  • You're right on Omar's page. Since I'm used to writing dates as 24 July 2013, for example, I missed the other date on the first sentence. I don't feel strongly about the date format, either way. If you want to change them on the article, then go ahead. But I think it will be a hassle because even the sources have that format, and you'll probably have to go one by one (unless you use a Script-assisted style fixes, which some editors use, but I don't know how to use it). Thanks for your message and interest in the subject. Keep me updated. ComputerJA () 08:22, 24 July 2013 (UTC)

Ga nominee

Hello. The GAN was quick-failed because lists are not eligible to be good articles. You should go for the article to be a featured list instead. EditorEat ma talk page up, scotty!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 20:14, 24 July 2013 (UTC)

  • Thanks, I just read the policy. Didn't know about it. ComputerJA () 20:18, 24 July 2013 (UTC)

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DYK for Evaristo Ortega Zárate

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thanx dude

I found out how to post sources now. thanx for all your help. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 96.254.48.223 (talk) 19:06, 31 July 2013 (UTC)

My edit of page http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_Social_Readaptation_Center_No._1 re: "Edgar Valdez Villarreal (known as "La Barbie") - Alleged boss of the Beltrán-Leyva Cartel"

My apologies, I'm not sure precisely where "La Barbie" fits into the DTO heirarchies in Mexico; I thought his main "claim to fame" as it were is to have been as the first US-citizen (ie. not Mx) to head a DTO / cartel and I thought he was only a leiutenant of the BLO. In other words, I think he was the boss (ie. "he went it alone" as #1 man) of his own organisation (Los Negroes?) - based in Acapulco - which was originally "overseen" by the BLO. As always, media reports are somewhat contradictory and sketchy and I may be confused by names (they all look / sound the same to me!). Perhaps using the principle of Occam's Razor and stating he was a boss of the BLO is the most correct description, someone else will know far more than me! Many Thanks, Jeremy. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Jeezzman (talkcontribs) 20:31, 1 August 2013 (UTC)

  • Thanks for coming to my talkpage. Villarreal was the leader of Los Negros, the former armed wing of the BLO. Though his U.S. citizenship was widely talked about, his "claim to fame" was that he was a U.S. citizen AND a high-ranking cartel leader. The authorities know that there are many U.S. citizens working for several drug trafficking organizations IN Mexico; take the members of Barrio Azteca as an example. [2] It's the fact that Villarreal was an American and a top leader what made him "notable". I think stating that he was the leader of Los Negros, the former armed wing BLO, is the most correct description. ComputerJA () 22:14, 1 August 2013 (UTC)

Re: Joseph P. Kennedy III

Thanks again. I just wish I could get some actual FA reviews for the nomination (I know it's my fault for not being more active on that page!). —Designate (talk) 22:01, 1 August 2013 (UTC)

Re: Barnstar

Thanks a lot! Glad you liked it. --♫ Hurricanehink (talk) 19:35, 5 August 2013 (UTC)

Re:A barnstar for you!

You're welcome. However I'm the one who should be greeting you for you great review. I'll keep my work (my next targets are Cobra and King Dedede) and I hope you proceed with your good work on the interesting Mexico-related articles. Cheers, Gabriel Yuji (talk) 04:39, 8 August 2013 (UTC)

Thank you. I'm glad to know King Dedede will have its on article! Good luck with your future projects. ComputerJA () 04:45, 8 August 2013 (UTC)

Your GA nomination of Miguel El Gringo Villarreal

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It looks like the notifications of GA reviews are now being automated, which is news to me! The bot was wrong about this GA failing, probably because I didn't use the right icons in my review. My apologies if it caused you to panic. ;) At any rate, it's now on hold for a week to give you time to address my feedback. Good luck. Christine (Figureskatingfan) (talk) 21:58, 10 August 2013 (UTC)

Hi again, I just gave my two cents over at this GAC. Sorry it hasn't gone that well. Know, though, that a failed GAC isn't the end of the world; it just means that it's not ready. The important thing is that its quality is improved. I've had my share of failed GACs, but I've always been able to bounce back after going back and working on them some more. The end product is always better, and I learn a lot through the process. When you finish improving it, let me know and I'll re-review it again so you don't have to wait months again. Christine (Figureskatingfan) (talk) 17:46, 13 August 2013 (UTC)

Add news, pls

Hello! Could you help to add news with the others sources. [3]--Many baks (talk) 17:10, 9 August 2013 (UTC)

Sorry, I don't understand what you're trying to say. Can you please explain what you mean? Thanks. ComputerJA () 20:31, 9 August 2013 (UTC)

Colombia

Colombia has publicly announced its support to Mexico on the war on drugs and has shown with actions this as well. Do not revert. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Pipeafcr (talkcontribs) 00:06, 29 August 2013 (UTC)

Hi. I'm sure a lot of countries have announced their "support" to Mexico's fight against organized crime. I don't think we should include all of them, however, because the list would be exhaustive. Colombia is working on its own conflict, while Mexico is fighting their own, too. Has Colombia offered some financial aid like the U.S. did with the Merida Initiative? What kind of "actions" do you mean? We can include such info in the Mexican Drug War article. Just make sure you have reliable sources before updating the article. Thanks, ComputerJA () 00:26, 29 August 2013 (UTC)

GA note

Please see Talk:Dragon Ball/GA1 for just a quick, but important note, since I am highly active during the next 48 hours. ChrisGualtieri (talk) 16:22, 5 September 2013 (UTC)

  • Don't worry about it. I'll be posting my responses probably by Friday—I had a very busy week. ComputerJA () 17:29, 5 September 2013 (UTC)
    Took me some time to do the fixes, but they are all done. ChrisGualtieri (talk) 05:51, 7 September 2013 (UTC)

List of journalists killed in Mexico

Hello ComputerJA, I leave you this notice to let you know that your FLC nomination of List of journalists killed in Mexico has been closed as archived. This usually means that consensus for promotion was not achieved. Therefore, I encourage you to re-nominate the list whenever you find it advantageous for you, and gather more interested reviewers next time, so that a proper consensus can be achieved. Regards.  — ΛΧΣ21 20:25, 14 September 2013 (UTC)

Thank you for the message. I haven't been active on Wikipedia lately, but I really hope to get the list back for FA sometime. ComputerJA () 16:06, 15 September 2013 (UTC)

La Voz Mexico season 3 Marco Antonio Solis

Hello JA I was wondering if you can add the contestant list for Marco Antonio Solis on la voz mexico page he currently has 4 members in his team thank you. as soon as it is done i will add the team members. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 96.254.36.127 (talk) 19:57, 15 September 2013 (UTC)

Hi, this is the format (click the edit button to see it better):

|* (Team member name)

* (Team member name)

* (Team member name)

I'm not able to add the list b/c I don't have the name of the team members. Cheers, ComputerJA () 05:40, 17 September 2013 (UTC)

Hello JA I have added Marco Antonio Solis' team can you put his team under his name please Wisin yandel Alejandra Guzman and David Bisbal have their teams in place. thank you. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 96.254.36.127 (talk) 11:12, 27 September 2013 (UTC)

Re:Nice Job

Thanks. Regarding archiving, I've never noticed the problem regarding El Universal news articles dieing overnight in my five years on wiki. As for GA status, It'll be up for GAN eventually probs. Not within the next two or so months (until the Tropical Cyclone Report is released). YE Pacific Hurricane 12:14, 23 September 2013 (UTC)

Great, thanks. ComputerJA () 07:20, 24 September 2013 (UTC)

Mario Segura

What do you think about the viability of the Mario Segura article? I wanted to ask your opinion before we start to develop it. In short, Segura went missing in Tamaulipas in August 2012 and was later released, could no longer work as a journalist, and became a clown in Mexico City. Crtew (talk) 19:52, 4 October 2013 (UTC)

  • Wow, I didn't know that Segura was alive. Nice job finding recent information about him. I think the article can survive; the disappearance and displacement of a director of a newspaper in a large metropolitan area within the state of Tamaulipas is definitely enough to meet Wikipedia's standards of notability. However, make sure to include details on his blog (Alerta Oportuna), and his disappearance and displacement. A good background section would definitely help too. If you encounter any problems, let me know.
BTW, do you think the article should be renamed to "Kidnapping and displacement of Mario Segura", considering that we already know for a fact that he was abducted by alleged drug traffickers, beaten, and displaced? [4] Just a thought. ComputerJA () 20:28, 4 October 2013 (UTC)
Yes, you're absolutely right about the name change. The article was started in sandbox as Mario Segura, moved to Disappearance of Mario Segura and based on new information should be migrated to the new name. Do you know of any precedents for a title like "Kidnapping and displacement ..." Crtew (talk) 16:42, 5 October 2013 (UTC)
There aren't any other articles with "Kidnapping and displacement ..." I don't think that would be a problem, however. ComputerJA () 17:37, 5 October 2013 (UTC)

Could I ask you to do a verification search in Spanish on whether Mario Segura won an award. Actually, he should have because in Mexico, journalists get service awards for years of service. But I'm wondering if he received an award. If you look at the link, there is an award cited but the link was not working. Other than this, I don't have more to go on. Crtew (talk) 03:36, 19 November 2013 (UTC)

I just verified with this source that Mr. Segura did win two awards and one recognition: in 2011, the Club de Periodistas de México, A.C. Delegación Veracruz awarded him the "Defensor de la Libertad y Promotor del Progreso" and “Presea de la Libertad" awards. In 2012, he received a recognition from Universidad del Norte de Tamaulipas for his work at the newspaper. I need to archive the source so it won't die again, but webcitation.org is not currently working. ComputerJA () 15:38, 19 November 2013 (UTC)
Thank you! The source that is used in awards at present looked like it was an editorial in which he says he was awarded these, but you have found the better source article for them! Perfect. If you wouldn't mind documenting that in the awards section of this article, I would appreciate it. You can just delete the weaker reference in place now for your new reference. I think this article will be ready then. It is already submitted because AfC has a backlog of 2,000 articles need review. This one is unusual as he was released. I'm wondering if he still is writing on the side? Thank you again for lending us your expertise. Crtew (talk) 16:52, 19 November 2013 (UTC)
And as a talk page stalker, can I just say, as always, how glad I am Wikipedia has you both working in this area? Thanks for all you do! -- Khazar2 (talk) 16:59, 19 November 2013 (UTC)
@Crtew, I just added the awards section and managed to archive the source. The webpage of El Sol del Sur Tampico seems to change as new updates are made, but it should be good from now on. In addition, I am not sure if he is writing in Mexico City now that he is displaced, but there isn't a source indicating he is. The Univision source states that he barely managed to find a small apartment for his family and that he is struggling to find a job.
@Khazar2, thank you for your kind words! And I stalk your page too haha. Have a good day :-) ComputerJA () 19:14, 19 November 2013 (UTC)

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  • Thank you for the thorough review and your kind words! It was a pleasure working with you. Best, ComputerJA () 00:42, 14 October 2013 (UTC)

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...for the star. I'm glad someone found the topic interesting! J Milburn (talk) 09:07, 18 October 2013 (UTC)

Francisco Rafael Arellano

Basically, effing wow! Great work. μηδείς (talk) 02:00, 21 October 2013 (UTC)

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Thank you, Medeis and Khazar2! Much appreciated. ComputerJA () 04:48, 21 October 2013 (UTC)

Hello

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DYK for Francisco Rafael Arellano Félix

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Assistance

Thank you for offering your assistance ComputerJA! I've spoken to User:Casullivan who is writing about Bladimir Antuna from the Durango area. We just ran her reflinks. Could you see if there are some other good Spanish articles out there for Antuna? She has some basic Spanish only but can use what she knows and Google Translate. Also it would be great if you could introduce yourself to her on her user page as she may want to ask you questions while she writes. One motivator might be to add his image, and if you want to point her in a particular direction that would be great. The notability statement is alright now at this initial starting point, but will definitely need to be tweaked some between now and the submission. She is writing this draft during this next week. Crtew (talk) 17:48, 24 October 2013 (UTC)

User:Lllauderda needs help with a photo for José Luis Romero. Crtew (talk) 22:37, 24 October 2013 (UTC)

  • I've added several sources on the article draft of Casullivan and explained the steps for uploading pictures to Lllauderda. Let me know if you guys need anything else. I'm more than glad to help out. ComputerJA () 19:44, 26 October 2013 (UTC)

WPNOT not an interlanguage dictionary

Check out Wikipedia:Wikipedia is not a dictionary, there's one more but I can't find it.--Kintetsubuffalo (talk) 14:00, 27 October 2013 (UTC)

An interesting story

Hi JA, I am currently involved in some real life projects limiting my editing schedule, but HERE is something you may find interesting. Regards, Mercy11 (talk) 15:56, 29 October 2013 (UTC)

  • Pretty crazy stuff. First it was Rafael Caro Quintero's release and then these allegations. The DEA is obviously not very happy with the rumors. Thanks for the heads up. I hope to get Camarena's article up to GA standards by the end of this year (I'm currently writing a research paper for my Mexican politics class on the Camarena case and the effects his death had on the criminal underworld). I'll let you know when I get my hands on the article. Best, ComputerJA () 03:31, 30 October 2013 (UTC)

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  • Thanks for the barnstar! Glad to have reviewed your article. ComputerJA () 01:53, 4 November 2013 (UTC)

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Don't worry about it. Thanks for the notice. Best, ComputerJA () 21:15, 8 November 2013 (UTC)

DYK for Homero Cárdenas Guillén

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Any input would be appreciated

Feel free to make suggestions for improvement on any of the Mexican journalists articles in development at Education_Program:University_of_Southern_Indiana/COMM_192:_Intro_to_Mass_Communication_(Fall_2013)#Summary_and_students. They will be rewriting based on ours and peer suggestions. Crtew (talk) 01:48, 9 November 2013 (UTC)

Where exactly can I post comments/suggestions? In the article's talkpages or below "Summary and students"? ComputerJA () 21:41, 14 November 2013 (UTC)
The students are working form their talk pages. Thank you, Crtew (talk) 23:03, 14 November 2013 (UTC)

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Law of Mexico

So I expanded the law of Mexico article a little bit more. Maybe I (we) should have submitted it as a DYK article when you suggested it, but if someone is going to, it needs to be today. I doubt I will take the article much further in the foreseeable future, as these subjects and articles really are quite exhausting, given my approach (well cited and focused on concrete sources of law) and that most sources really focus on philosophical theory that, as an American, seem entirely disconnected from the real world. (US legal education uses the case method.) Int21h (talk) 10:43, 10 November 2013 (UTC)

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Sound file on Tamaulipas

You should really thank User:Natalia0893. She recorded that pronunciation along with many others into Commons [5] as part of her servicio social. I just put them into en.wiki.Thelmadatter (talk) 21:30, 14 November 2013 (UTC)

  • Thank you for notifying me. ComputerJA () 21:32, 14 November 2013 (UTC)

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Fidel Castro

Thank you for contacting me on the issue of the Fidel Castro page. I can confirm that I certainly intend to send the article for a GAR; I have previously done the same for Nelson Mandela and Muammar Gaddafi, and I would like to see the Castro article join their rank. However, I do not think that the article is yet ready for GAR; for one, it is just too long, and second, various parts towards the end of the article are missing some important pieces of information. I have recently pulled the article on Early life of Fidel Castro up to GA, and hope to create and improve these sorts of articles before pulling up the main Castro article. Best, Midnightblueowl (talk) 19:20, 18 November 2013 (UTC)

Great, good luck in your future projects. All the best, ComputerJA () 19:15, 19 November 2013 (UTC)

Zambada

[6] detención de otro hijo de 'El Mayo' Zambada. BatteryIncluded (talk) 14:11, 22 November 2013 (UTC)

  • Gracias, no había visto las noticias en todo el día. Estoy pensando crear un artículo sobre él. Saludos, ComputerJA () 05:20, 23 November 2013 (UTC)

dude I was just about to tell you the same heres the article english. http://news.yahoo.com/us-arrests-son-mexican-cartel-boss-051653153.html — Preceding unsigned comment added by 96.254.36.127 (talk) 00:40, 24 November 2013 (UTC)

Thanks for the help. I just created the article (see: Serafín Zambada Ortiz). Feel free to edit it. Best, ComputerJA () 00:55, 24 November 2013 (UTC)

Carlos Ornelas Puga

Hello. I made a suggestion at the Dyk template which you may want to consider or comment upon. Regards, Iselilja (talk) 13:06, 25 November 2013 (UTC)

  • Thanks, I actually think your suggestion is a good idea. ComputerJA () 18:32, 25 November 2013 (UTC)

Tijuana Cartel

Hey,

I'm new to this whole editing thing. Why did you report my post as vandalism and remove it? Please write back ASAP

Creator91 (talk) 20:28, 26 November 2013 (UTC)

I just replied at your talkpage. Make sure to reply there. Thanks, ComputerJA () 02:51, 28 November 2013 (UTC)

Hey this is the same guy that tried to edit the T.C. article earlier with the same post. What I am posting is true and I'm not sure why it keeps getting removed. Please communicate with me. I want to help make the article more accurate because like you, I have a real fascination with the illegal drug trade. It amazes me the lengths that people will go to to accomplish a goal. Especially when that goal is money and power. Please let me know what I can do to make my post better or an article that it is better suited for.

Itsmeh69 (talk) Itsmeh69 — Preceding unsigned comment added by Itsmeh69 (talkcontribs) 15:08, 30 November 2013 (UTC)

Hey, Itsmeh69, thanks for your message. Please see your talkpage for my comments and suggestions. ComputerJA () 20:06, 30 November 2013 (UTC)

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I nominate ComputerJA for extensive work on Mexican crime and crime journalism topics. ComputerJA has contributed significantly to 26 DYKs, 6 Good Articles, and 4 items for In The News, and has edited on everything from image uploads to Breaking Bad characters. In particular, his thoroughly researched and well-sourced articles on Mexican Drug War participants, observers, and victims have made Wikipedia one of the internet's leading references on the topic. On a personal note, he's always a pleasure to work with, and I've never known ComputerJA to get sucked into the drama that consumes too many users here. This wonderful and hard-working editor deserves our spotlight for a week!

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Thanks again for your efforts! Go Phightins! 13:28, 1 December 2013 (UTC)

Yay, congrats! -- Khazar2 (talk) 13:30, 1 December 2013 (UTC)
  • Well done. You lead the way. ```Buster Seven Talk 16:18, 1 December 2013 (UTC)
Thank you, all! :) ComputerJA () 23:53, 1 December 2013 (UTC)
You've made a significant contribution toward documenting knowledge about journalists and the state of their safety! Well deserved, Crtew (talk) 06:32, 2 December 2013 (UTC)
Thank you! ComputerJA () 07:00, 2 December 2013 (UTC)

DYK nomination of Carlos Ornelas Puga

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DYK for List of journalists killed in Guatemala

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DYK for Disappearance of Carlos Ornelas Puga

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