March 29th, 2009 in Breaking News, Martial Law

UK Guardian: De Facto Martial Law in Juarez, Mexico

Hillary Clinton admits US role in Mexico drug wars | World news | guardian.co.uk.




Hillary Clinton admits US role in Mexico drug wars | World news | guardian.co.uk

There is particular concern about the situation in cities such as Tijuana, south of San Diego in California, and Ciudad Juárez, just over the border from El Paso in Texas. The violence in Juárez has subsided somewhat in the last few weeks, but only because 8,000 soldiers have taken over security in the city in what amounts to de facto martial law.