1. Welcome to SportsJournalists.com, a friendly forum for discussing all things sports and journalism.

    Your voice is missing! You will need to register for a free account to get access to the following site features:
    • Reply to discussions and create your own threads.
    • Access to private conversations with other members.
    • Fewer ads.

    We hope to see you as a part of our community soon!

St. Valentine's Day in Juarez

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by buckweaver, Sep 3, 2009.

  1. buckweaver

    buckweaver Active Member

    Holy crap. Shades of Capone. :eek: :'(

  2. JackReacher

    JackReacher Well-Known Member

    I called my brother, who is stationed in El Paso, today. He hadn't even heard about it. But wasn't surprised when I told him.
  3. buckweaver

    buckweaver Active Member

    That's the ONLY reason this isn't getting more play.

    The murders do indeed happen all the time. But not "St. Valentine's Day Massacre"-style, and not 18 like that.
  4. Cadet

    Cadet Guest

    Newsweek had a great article on border violence in Juarez last November:

    But here's my question: Where is all the media attention and outrage for the more than 400 unsolved murders of women in Juarez since 1993?

    This situation is a sidebar for the LA Times:
  5. Bubbler

    Bubbler Well-Known Member

    A bit of irony from the Juarez tourism site ...

    "So you are ready to party! Just remember you cannot come to modern Juarez, Mexico thinking you are legal to run wild and howl at the moon. The days of Billy the Kid riding in and shooting up the town are long gone ..."

    I've never been there, but there cannot be a more murderous hellhole on Earth.
  6. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Damn, now I can't go to the donkey show.
  7. NoOneLikesUs

    NoOneLikesUs Active Member

    Anyone read any good blogs on the ongoing drug war?
  8. Bob Cook

    Bob Cook Active Member

    On the next episode of Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew...
Draft saved Draft deleted

Share This Page