Saturday, March 22, 2008

Good Friday gore

The mayhem is still rolling along in Chihuahua. Last week there was reported the murder of an agrarian leader near Casas Grandes, now we have eight brand-new shootings in Cd. Juárez and the police chief of Palomas seeking sanctuary in New Mexico after he was threatened. Palomas used to be a quiet little town where you could slip over and have a drink and dinner and pick up a jug. It has become a staging point for all kinds of contraband.
Ciudad Juárez was anything but calm, as police reported the eight killings on a day when long lines of traffic snaked through the city with Holy Week shoppers eager to cross international bridges into El Paso.

Read it all here.

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