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December 14, 2012

In Mexico vs Chicago, Mexico is Winning!

Ciudad Juarez, once a byword for narco-violence, suffered 33 homicides in October, less than Chicago, with 36. --Financial Times

Posted by gerardvanderleun at December 14, 2012 1:58 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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All our major cities are becoming third world countries. Welcome to Detroit.

Posted by: SteveS at December 14, 2012 6:52 PM

But the per capita murder rate is far higher in Ciudad Juarez:

Ciudad Juarez population: city 1.3 million, metro area 1.6 million.

Chicago population: city 8.7 million, metro area 9.5 million.

Posted by: pst314 at December 15, 2012 7:55 AM

"He brings a gun, you bring a grenade launcher. He sends one of yours to the morgue, you send one of his to the morgue with his balls in his mouth. That's the Mexican way!"

Posted by: Rich Fader at December 15, 2012 8:29 PM

Raising the body count is both places can't hurt.

Posted by: Peccable at December 16, 2012 6:23 AM

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