Formed by renegade police officers in the northern state of Chihuahua, La Linea act as enforcers for the Juarez cartel, a group based in the border city of Ciudad Juarez
which controls some of the main drug trafficking routes into the United States.
DRUG WAR HORRORS Since Mexican President Felipe Calderon launched his army-led crackdown on powerful drug cartels in late 2006, about 38,000 people have been killed across the country, roughly a quarter of them in Ciudad Juarez
Murder city; Ciudad Juarez
and the global economy's new killing fields.
The most affected cities are Ciudad Juarez
on the U.
More than three years of economic crisis, spiraling criminal violence, shifting migration patterns, and new government spending priorities have dramatically altered the pulse and landscape of Ciudad Juarez
, Chihuahua state, and El Paso, Texas.
The factory is located in an industrial park at Ciudad Juarez
, a large city on the U.
In addition to its production facility in Ciudad Juarez
, Fusion Specialties warehouses and distributes its mannequins from an El Paso location.
Witnesses in Ciudad Juarez
, Mexico described seeing a black pick-up truck ram into the ambulance and heavily armed men getting out to shoot.
Jose Antonio Acosta Hernandez is also a suspect in last year's killing of a US consulate employee near a border crossing in Ciudad Juarez
Since 1993, more than 700 women have been murdered or sexually assaulted in Ciudad Juarez
, just a few miles from the mild-mannered suburbs of El Paso, Texas.
Emergency services found him bloody and bruised on June 18 on the Paso del Norte bridge which links up Ciudad Juarez
with El Paso in Texas.
EL PASO, Texas, June 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Minnesota-based Logic PD has announced that it will establish a new manufacturing facility in Ciudad Juarez
, Mexico under an agreement with the Tecma Group of Companies' Mexico Shelter Manufacturing Partnership (MSMP).