Across the border from Tucson, Arizona, where six people were killed and 13 injured in last week’s “shooting incident”, lies Ciudad Juarez, the most violent city in Mexico. 3,100 people out of a population of more than a million were killed here in the course of 2010. Now, the name of another woman has been added to the death toll. Continue reading Another day, another murder
A Mexican woman who was campaigning for justice for her murdered teenage daughter has herself been killed. Marisela Escobedo was shot dead by masked gunmen outside the state governor’s office in Chihuahua in northern Mexico. Feminicide is alive and well.