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Language and death in Juárez

The way we construct experience with language has effects on its transmission and on the configuration of subjectivity, not only in aesthetics and ethics, but also in understanding politics. That is the case in the crimes committed against women in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua and other states in Mexico. Continue reading

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World in View: Murder in Juárez

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: World in View: Murder in Juárez by Gerry Emmett Violence attributed to rival drug cartels has again fallen heavily on the border areas around Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. In one weekend in … Continue reading

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Ciudad Juárez activists speak out

From the January-February 2011 issue of News & Letters: Ciudad Juárez activists speak out San Francisco, Cal.—The Mexico-U.S. Solidarity Network (mexicosolidarity.org) sponsored a tour for Ciudad Juárez activists Verónica Leyva and Felix Pérez. Below we print excerpts of their talk … Continue reading

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