The Beat is New Mexico!---Do we have to be stuck at the bottom of the barrel?--- Perspectives from Southern NM and the border region
Tuesday, January 19, 2010
The Beat: 141 and Counting
The homicide rate in Cd. Juárez continues to rise, with 141 so far this month. Last year 136 homicides were registered in all of January. Six men were killed yesterday, including José Javier Ríos López, 39, a manager at the Siemens factory, intercepted and shot as he was driving at 7:30 a.m. Ten 9 mm spent cartridges were found near the scene.