Tag: ciudad juarez

Selective Impunity

El Chiguire Bipolar has a good take on the concept of selective impunity. In the Onion-like fashion for which the blog is known, it tells the story of…

Creative thinking on the drug war?

The taboo that kept some from outright admitting that current antinarcotics policies have failed has all but disappeared.  A recent report by former Brazilian President Crdoso, former Colombian…

The Growing Presence of Mexican Cartels in Latin America

On the night of 18 October, Mexican Police raided a party in the outskirts of Mexico City. Like a scene from a Hollywood blockbuster, the party featured exotic…

Cristina, the Church, and Ciudad Juárez: A Survey of Women’s Issues in Latin America

As someone concerned with women’s issues, I thought it might be a good idea to step back from narrow policy discussions and consider women in Latin America more…