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Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Kidnapping Can Be a Family Affair in Mexico's Drug War

Posted in the Borderland Beat Forum by Athena

Since 2006, an estimated 50,000 people have died in drug- and gang-related violence in Mexico -- 49 of whom were found this weekend without heads, hands or feet outside Monterrey. Ray Suarez discusses the latest brutality with Alejandro Junco, owner of Grupo Reforma, one of the largest print media operations in Latin America.

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  1. A family business? I keep hearing nobody is born into this lifestyle.

  2. I saw the video here when it was posted and I appreciated its contents. I wish we had more informaive videos like this one.

    Thanks guys.

  3. What you did not write about is how this man is among the wealthy elite who have created this chaos......As long as the wealthy were the ones raping and plundering the people it was fine.....His papers have desinsivetized the mexican people by showing gory killings and such for decades,,,,profiting off of it and blaming the "Gringos" for all their problems,,,,,and when trouble comes where does he move his family..Austin Tx,,,We need to ship all the illegals back to Mex but also all the rich elists familiys as well......let them reap what they sowed.........


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