By Adriana Rivera | 06/09/2011 - 15:15 | 0 Comments
13 buses and at least 25 cars full of people are traveling in caravan through Mexico on their way to Ciudad Juarez, infamously known as the world’s murder capital.
Renowned Mexican poet and writer, Javier Sicilia, led a caravan passing through cities across Mexico that have been most affected by drug violence. Sicilia’s son was murdered when he was...
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 03/08/2011 - 16:45 | 0 Comments
UPDATE: After being hailed as “the bravest woman in Mexico” for becoming a 20-year-old female police chief in a town where drug cartels had beheaded her predecessor, Marisol Valles Garcia of drug-embattled Pradexis Guerrero apparently crossed the border and is seeking asylum in the United States for herself and her infant son. Local officials fired her on...
By Mariela Rosario | 06/29/2010 - 08:00 | 1 Comment
Although many are criticizing Arizona Governor Jan Brewer's recent assertion on local TV station KTVK that most immigrants trying to cross the border into Arizona are "drug mules," it's not the first time the Governor has made this argument. During a debate between the Arizona's four Republican candidates for governor earlier this month, Brewer made the...
By Mariela Rosario | 02/01/2010 - 13:55 | 2 Comments
In the deadliest attack the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez has seen since Sept. 2009, fifteen young people between the ages of 15 and 20 were murdered when a group of unidentified gunmen opened fire on the house where they were celebrating a friend's birthday.
More than twelve armed gunmen sealed off the street and opened fire on the house, 13 were dead upon...
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