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Murdered body on street with police

Juarez: Crime More Powerful Than Government {format} 7:47 Scott Carrier

(Part 3 of 3) When people in Juarez, Mexico say 'drug cartel,' they mean not only street gangs, but also the government, the military, big business, small business, the upper, middle, and lower classes, the justice system, and the media. (Produced by Julian Cardona, Scott Carrier and Lisa Miller; Edited by Deborah George; Translation and Research by Molly Molloy; Additional assistance from Erin Almeranti, Elaine Clark.)

Broadcast: Jan 7 2009 on NPR Day to DaySeries: Juarez: City on the Edge Subjects: Justice, Public Affairs


Murdered body on street with police

Juarez: Street Gangs, Government Gangs {format} 7:47 Scott Carrier

(Part 2 of 3) The Army invades the streets of Juarez, Mexico. Citizens die and dissapear. And the military may be as guilty as the drug cartels. (Produced by Julian Cardona, Scott Carrier and Lisa Miller; Edited by Deborah George; Translation and Research by Molly Molloy; Additional assistance from Erin Almeranti, Elaine Clark.)

Broadcast: Jan 6 2009 on NPR Day to DaySeries: Juarez: City on the Edge Subjects: Justice, Public Affairs


Murdered body on street with police

Juarez: Shooting Crime Scenes {format} 7:47 Scott Carrier

(Part 1 of 3) Murders in Juarez, Mexico now number thousands per year. Photojournalists docuemnt each one. Is it true that "God has a purpose for this city?" (Produced by Julian Cardona, Scott Carrier and Lisa Miller; Edited by Deborah George; Translation and Research by Molly Molloy; Additional assistance from Erin Almeranti, Elaine Clark.)

Broadcast: Jan 5 2009 on NPR Day to DaySeries: Juarez: City on the Edge Subjects: Public Affairs, Justice


Norte newspaper headline of Almaraz murder

Mexican Attorney Sergio Almaraz {format} {format} 4:57 Scott Carrier

Sergio Dante Almaraz was a brave lawyer who spoke up for justice, even though he knew he be killed. He was gunned down on the street last January 25th in n Juarez. Mexico. One year later we present this remembrance. [transcript]

Broadcast: Jan 25 2007 on NPR Day to DaySeries: Juarez: City on the Edge Subjects: Hispanic, Justice, International


Cover of Juarez book: man climbing over border fence

Juarez 5: Easy to Forget {format} {format} 8:44 Scott Carrier

The ongoing struggle to solve the numerous murders that plague the border town. [transcript]

Broadcast: Jul 19 2004 on NPR Day to DaySeries: Juarez: City on the Edge Subjects: Hispanic, International, Justice


Cover of Juarez book: man climbing over border fence

Juarez 4: Juarezland {format} {format} 5:13 Scott Carrier

Tourists and natives alike can get caught up the drug trade pervading Ciudad Juarez, a city on the U.S.-Mexico border just across the Rio Grande from Texas. [transcript]

Broadcast: Jul 12 2004 on NPR Day to DaySeries: Juarez: City on the Edge Subjects: International, Hispanic, Entertainment, Travel


Cover of Juarez book: man climbing over border fence

Juarez 3: Maquiladoras {format} {format} 7:57 Scott Carrier

In the third segment of this series on the Mexican border town of Ciudad Juarez, we go to the factories called "maquiladoras" and their surrounding neighborhoods. [transcript]

Broadcast: Jul 5 2004 on NPR Day to DaySeries: Juarez: City on the Edge Subjects: Business, International, Hispanic, Labor


Cover of Juarez book: man climbing over border fence

Juarez 2: Gangs {format} {format} 8:43 Scott Carrier

City on the Edge: Profiles of the people of the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez -- a place troubled by rampant poverty and corruption, where violence is a daily fact of life. [transcript]

Broadcast: Jun 28 2004 on NPR Day to DaySeries: Juarez: City on the Edge Subjects: International, Hispanic, Justice


Cover of Juarez book: man climbing over border fence

Juarez 1: Poverty in the Global Economy {format} {format} 8:44 Scott Carrier

City on the Edge; Part 1:A series of reports from "the laboratyory of the future": Juarez, Mexico, a town on the broder. Sez Charles Bowden: "If you have questions about what the global econony will eventuate in, go to Juarez. What we call the global economy -- no tariff, barriers, etc -- has been running there since the 60s. You have a 40-year record, and what itís produced is one of the most violent cities in the world." [transcript]

Broadcast: Jun 21 2004 on NPR Day to DaySeries: Juarez: City on the Edge Subjects: Hispanic, International, Justice





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