Since 2006, a rapidly escalating war between drug cartels and the Mexican government has ravaged Northern Mexico, resulting in 60,000 homicides. Many of these murders were committed in the city of Ciudad Juárez, the border town just across the river from El Paso, Texas. 766 more words
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It’s all fun and games until your children are murdered in the street.
A blood-boiling documentary, Narco Cultura explores the intersection of mass murder and pop culture in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, where the murder toll skyrocketed tenfold from 2007 to 2010. 530 more words
To a growing number of Mexicans and Latinos in the Americas, narco traffickers have become iconic outlaws and the new models of fame and success. They represent a pathway out of the ghetto – a new form of the American Dream, fueled by the war on drugs. 39 more words