Cartels Have 14,000 Armed Men in Just 2 Mexico Cities, Official says - Fox News Latino: "At least 14,000 'armed criminals' are in the northern Mexican cities of Ciudad Juárez and Chihuahua, working for the drug cartels that are fighting for control of smuggling routes into the United States, Chihuahua state Attorney General Carlos Manuel Salas said.
'It was an inherited war, which we got from the prior administration, in which 9,000 armed criminals are fighting for Juárez and a number near 5,000 for the city of Chihuahua,' the state capital, Salas said."
The MexicoBlog of the Americas Program, a fiscally sponsored program of the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR), is written by Laura Carlsen. I monitor and analyze international press on Mexico, with a focus on security, immigration, human rights and social movements for peace and justice, from a feminist perspective. And sometimes I simply muse.
Jun 9, 2011
Whack-a-mole Drug Wart: Cartels Have 14,000 Armed Men in Just 2 Mexico Cities, Official says
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