Day: December 5, 2011

Why Should We Care About Mexico?

50,000 drug war-related homicides; hundreds of thousands wounded, orphaned, disappeared, displaced and traumatized, human rights violations, gender-based violence, impunity–if for no other reason, we should care about the violence in Mexico because

Twin War

Ordered by Felipe Calder√≥n in December 2006, the war came to Chihuahua in March 2008 with “Joint Operation Chihuahua”. This is a binational war–the only way to understand it is to think