For years, a specter hung over ciudad juárez in the 1990s, the largest city on the texas-mexico border became infamous for its gruesome “femicides”—the murders of hundreds of women the murders, held to be predominantly mysterious and sexual in nature, grew in the public’s imagination. How mexico's most dangerous city transformed itself to become safe enough for the pope ciudad juarez, once plagued by drug gangs and violence, is now safer than many american cities and stands ready to welcome pope francis. Journalist charles bowden has been reporting on juarez for. Ciudad juarez, mexico — from her mountainside neighborhood of dirt streets and cramped concrete houses, irma monreal can scan the lights of the city beyond, so pregnant with promise, so choked with sorrow fading sentinels to the horror this dirt embraces, the crosses mark where searchers recovered the defiled bodies of three.
A 17-year-old girl was reportedly raped and murdered in ciudad juárez, mexico's fifth largest city, on christmas eve, and now 3 have been arrested in the incident according to spokeswoman claudia elena banuelos of the chihuahua attorney general's office, the 3 men were drinking with the victim. 20040604: report on juarez slayings finds no serial-killer proof: mexico city: after six months investigating the murders of 300 women over more than a decade in the border city of ciudad juarez, a prosecutor has found evidence pointing to negligence on the part of authorities and no apparent serial killer, media reports sayspecial prosecutor. Today, juarez valley averages 160 murders per 100,000 residents annually according to the authorities in san agustin, the only town in the region with any police presence at all the valley was once home to a 60,000-strong community today only around five thousand of the original residents remain. Once known as the murder capital of the world, mexico’s ciudad juárez has seen a decline of murders of over 40 percent.
Mothers of missing women hold white balloons in the shape of doves, during a protest outside a court in ciudad juárez, mexico, on 14 july 2015 photograph: reuters relatives of 11 women and girls who were murdered after being forced into prostitution in the border city of ciudad juárez have. Juarez was racked by drug murders and the global economic meltdown companies employing hundreds of thousands of workers left town, along with thousands of terrified residents. People and soldiers near at a crime scene where a man was killed by unknown assailants outside a building in chilpancingo, in mexico's guerrero state. Journalist luis chaparro remembers friends who were killed in the violence in ciudad juarez — in a war between cartels and citizens.
Cd juarez, mexico - in cd juarez, the city is still recovering from being considered the murder capital of the world but it seems killings have been on the rise the juarez government says there’s a good reason the rising violence hasn’t been out in the open “most killings are cartel. Ciudad juarez, mexico — young daughter in hand, isabel aguilera recounts the mayhem that stalked these streets here they dragged a father from the breakfast table, shooting him dead outside in front of his family there they came for a shopkeeper, gunning him down behind the counter yonder they. Most murders have been execution-style deaths and drive-by shootings the pri, mexico’s ruling party, was booted of power in the juárez and chihuahua state.
Femicide in juarez - it has been 13 years since the femicide murders in juarez, mexico began to be reported on december 24, 2005 the body of 17-year-old claudia. The murder rate in ciudad juarez, mexico has become the highest in the world there were an average of seven killings every day for the past twelve months in the city, which is currently in the midst of a clash between two powerful drug cartels. Mexico city (reuters) - there were more than 25,000 murders across drug-ravaged mexico in 2017, the highest annual tally since modern records began, government data showed investigators opened 25,339 murder probes last year, up nearly 25 percent from the 2016 tally, interior ministry data released.
Murders in mexico fell for a third straight year in 2014, showing the country is slowly stabilizing after gruesome drug wars took the lives of tens of thousands. Mexico city — mexico opened the new year with what could be its most dubious distinction yet in the 3-year-old battle against drug trafficking — 69 murders in one day the country resembled a grim, statistical dart board saturday as law enforcement and media reported the deaths from various regions, including 26 in the border city of ciudad juarez, 13 in and around mexico. Mexico to send troops to stem violence after record 25,000 murders reuters staff 3 min read mexico city (reuters) - mexican officials said on sunday the government. Ciudad juarez, 16 september the executioners burst through the gates of the anexo de vida (annexe of life) drug rehabilitation centre at almost the exact moment that mexico's president, felipe calderón, and mayors across the country, including the one in juárez, rang bells to proclaim the 199th anniversary of independence from spain.