Juarez: A Comprehensive Briefing

Here’s an article from Business Insider that provides a pretty complete review and update on the violence in Juarez. If you’re wondering.

“What [caused the reduction in violence] was they killed each other,” said Gustavo de la Rosa Hickerson, a representative of the Chihuahua State Human Rights Commission during the peak of the cartel fighting. “So many people died … that part of the reduced violence was because of the extinction of [the cartels’] members, and who survived fled.”

The article also relates that there’s a new cartel in town, the Jalisco Nueva Generación. Just to keep things interesting.

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