American Guns in Juárez

The NY Times hosts a graphic and informative video on the ongoing cartel wars in Mexico and the attempts by the government to solve the problems. Army intervention and mass arrests have temporarily reduced gang homocides but one wonders how effective these measures will be in the long-term?

“Thousands of Mexican federal troops and police are trying to stem the drug violence in Juárez. The border city has become the battlefield for warring cartels armed with smuggled American guns. Warning: contains graphic scenes.”

http://video.nytimes.com/video/playlist/world/americas/1194811622209/index.html#1194747029246

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~ by notrous on April 15, 2009.

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