A Female Vigilante Takes Credit for Murders in Juarez
A Female Vigilante Takes Credit for Murders in Juarez
By Samantha Leal | 09/04/2013 - 13:49

Authorities are searching for a woman who is accused of killing two bus drivers in Ciudad Juarez, amid claims that the woman is acting as a vigilante for the rapes and murders hundreds of women have endured in the city. 


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Mexican Women's Rights Crusader Susana Chavez Murdered
Mexican Women's Rights Crusader Susana Chavez Murdered
By Mariela Rosario | 01/18/2011 - 12:30

Mexican womens rights activist Susana Chavez tirelessly fought to bring attention to the decade's long murder of women occurring in Ciudad Juarez.


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MAC Cosmetics Pulls Rodarte's Juarez-Inspired Makeup Line
MAC Cosmetics Pulls Rodarte's Juarez-Inspired Makeup Line
By Elayne Fluker | 08/16/2010 - 13:26

MAC Rodarte's offer to donate the global profits from their Juarez-inspired makeup line proved not to be enough for consumers who were outraged by the insensitivity of the new cosmetic collection scheduled to launch this fall with product names like "Factory" and "Ghosttown," ads with models who look like the walking dead and blush with red streaks that mirror streams of blood. The company has decided to pull the line completely and not ship to stores.


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MAC & Rodarte Apologize for Ciudad Juarez-Inspired Makeup Line
By Mariela Rosario | 07/20/2010 - 09:00

MAC Cosmetics has faced intense criticism after bloggers caught wind of the new fall makeup line the brand is co-launching with "it" girl designers Rodarte.

The line, ostensibly inspired by a road trip Rodarte designers Laura and Kate Mulleavy took along the U.S./Mexico border, include blushes, lipsticks and nail polishes with names like "Factory," "Juarez," "Ghost town," "Del Norte" and "Quinceañera."


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Second Investigator Is Murdered in Unsolved Mexican Journalist Case
By Latina Staff | 08/28/2009 - 13:55

The New York Times reported today that gunmen in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, killed the aide of a federal agent investigating the death of a crime reporter, just a month after the first agent assigned to the case was shot dead.


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String of Missing Teens Highlights Continuing Violence Against Women in Ciudad Juarez
By Mariela Rosario | 08/11/2009 - 12:56

Since 1993, countless women have been murdered in Ciudad Juarez, their bodies displaying signs of sexual abuse and torture, dumped in empty lots and ditches around the city. Most of the murders remain unsolved, even after the creation of a special prosecutor's office to look into the crimes. After a spike in media interest in the story back in 2006—culminating in 2007 with the publication of Daughters of Juarez, a book by journalist Teresa Rodriguez—these women were forgotten.


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