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Thu June 4, 2009
Violence in Juarez Escalates Despite Military Surge
By Kent Patterson
Juarez, Mexico – Despite the deployment of nearly ten thousand Mexican soldiers and police, narco-violence is escalating in Ciudad Juarez. Dozens of people have been reported murdered since last weekend. As KUNM's Kent Paterson reports, many residents of the city bordering New Mexico now regard the Mexican government's U-S supported anti drug crackdown a failure.