The Daughters of Juarez

Author(s): Teresa Rodriguez

Biography/Memoir

{rtf1ansiansicpg1252deff0{fonttbl{f0fnilfcharset0 Arial;}} viewkind4uc1pardlang2057fs18 For the last nine years, the city of Ciudad Juarez in northern Mexico has been the centre of an ongoing phenomenon of female homicides, referenced in Spanish as femicidios or las muertas de Juarez ("the dead women of Juarez"). As of February 2005 more than 370 bodies have been recovered, with over 400 women still missing, according to Amnesty International. The BBC News reported in November 2005 that 28 women had been murdered so far in 2005. par par As for who is behind the murders, the answer remains unknown. Despite numerous arrests over the last few years, the killings continue, leading the Mexican police and the general public to consider many theories, among them that the original killer or killers are in jail and copycats have moved to the area since. Furthermore, there has been speculation that there has been a conspiracy of silence and cover-up by Mexican politicians. par par ifs20 Daughters of Juarezi0fs18 will be the first, major non-fiction work to examine the Juarez murders.

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  • : 9780743292030
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