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Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Some Mexicans Live in Fear

“In Mexico’s drug wars, it is hard to pinpoint new lows as the atrocities and frustrations mount. But Ciudad Juárez belongs in its own category, with thousands killed each year, the exodus of tens of thousands of residents, the spectacle of the biggest national holiday last week observed in a square virtually devoid of anybody but the police and soldiers, and the ever-present fear of random death.” (New York Times, Monday)

The Drug War at work?

FEE Timely Classic:
How to End Mexico’s Deadly Drug War” by Paul Armentano