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A decade of murder and grief: Mexico’s drug war turns ten

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Abstract


  • A few weeks before the Mexico’s 2006 election, La Familia Michoacana — among the most vicious of Mexico’s major drug cartels – tossed five severed heads onto the dance floor of the Sol y Sombra night club in Uruapan, Michoacán, along with a message outlining its strategy for targeted killings, which it called “divine justice”.

Publication Date


  • 2016

Citation


  • L. Gomez Romero, 'A decade of murder and grief: Mexico’s drug war turns ten' (2016) 12 December The Conversation 1-7.

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=3890&context=lhapapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/lhapapers/2879

Number Of Pages


  • 6

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 7

Volume


  • 12 December

Place Of Publication


  • Australia

Abstract


  • A few weeks before the Mexico’s 2006 election, La Familia Michoacana — among the most vicious of Mexico’s major drug cartels – tossed five severed heads onto the dance floor of the Sol y Sombra night club in Uruapan, Michoacán, along with a message outlining its strategy for targeted killings, which it called “divine justice”.

Publication Date


  • 2016

Citation


  • L. Gomez Romero, 'A decade of murder and grief: Mexico’s drug war turns ten' (2016) 12 December The Conversation 1-7.

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=3890&context=lhapapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/lhapapers/2879

Number Of Pages


  • 6

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 7

Volume


  • 12 December

Place Of Publication


  • Australia