American Guns in Juárez

The New York Times posted a disturbing news video about the drug-related violence taking place in Juárez, Mexico. The area is described as “ground zero for drug trafficking into the US.” It’s the center of major drug wars, where daily executions are the frightening norm. Since 2008 more than 2000 people have been murdered, making Juárez one of the deadliest locations in the world. These NYT reporters embedded with a special operations unit focused on apprehending drug cartel members, and came face to face with the dangerous realities faced by Juárez citizens everyday. Watch the chilling clip below:

 

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