Prediction: Mexico's Violence to Continue

President Felipe Calderon
From the El Paso Times - The violence that's forced about 230,000 Juárez residents to flee their homes is likely to continue for several years, experts said. A recent Mexican government report said 28,000 people were killed in Mexico since President Felipe Calderón began the crackdown against the cartels in December 2006. In Juárez, 6,400 people have died in the brutal spate of violence that has forced thousands to flee the border community. According to a study by the Autonomous University of Juárez (UACJ), about 230,000 people have left Juárez, and 45 percent of them (124,200) moved to El Paso and the vicinity. Read more here:


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