Fault Lines- Mexico:Impunity and profits
“Al-qaeda could not do what the US did to Juarez.”
And Americans wonder why other countries hate them…
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According to the D.E.A, 90 percent of drugs that enter the United States come in through Mexico. Recently, federal investigators uncovered a new method drug-cartels were using to move their illegal contrabands from Ciudad Juarez in Mexico into El Paso, Texas using innocent people. Univision correspondent Tifani Roberts traveled to the conflicted area to investigate and filed this report.
And heere’s our Fault Lines report on Juarez/El Paso (the June 11, 2011 season opener), “Mexico: Impunity and Profits.”
ESPN The Magazine has a cover story this week profiling the same high school football team in Ciudad Juarez that ‘Impunity and Profits’ opens with.
Links to the first episode of Fault Lines this season on the drug war in Juarez, Mexico.
Next Monday’s episode continues the narcowars theme and examines what happens in Guerrero, Mexico when the military becomes involved in campesino communities.
A man digs the grave for the funeral of a Mexican policeman murdered in Juarez by members of a drug cartel, December 18, 2008.
Foto de mi amigo Warner:
-Transitando por alguna arteria de Ciudad Chihuahua…observe este señalamiento…el cual al INSTANTE me hizo recordar el gran deseo de muchos Juarenses, “Juárez Libre”…-
Take some time to read.
What do you think about the drug war violence in Juarez, Mexico?
Here’s the entire episode that aired tonight (and continues to air this week) on Al Jazeera English.