Dec 1, 2010

Collateral Damage: It’s Easier to Cross the Border When You’re Dead

Another side-effect of the war on drugs

It’s Easier to Cross the Border When You’re Dead | World | AlterNet: "Sending bodies to the United States has become commonplace for Mexican funeral homes in Ciudad Juárez. At least twice a week, Jose Meléndez’s hearses cross the border. But the practice of sending the bodies of American tourists or seniors north has given way to a new phenomenon: the shipment of the remains of Mexicans to the United States." Nov. 30, 2010

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