Orphans from Drug Violence in Mexico

in Substance Abuse

At the end of 2009, the Mexican city of Juarez had 7,000 orphans and 100,000 people displaced from drug violence associated with the war between drug cartels and the federal security forces.

Source:  William Booth and Steve Fainaru, “Mexico weighs options as lawlessness continues to grip Ciudad Juarez,” Washington Post, December 27, 2009.

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