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Mexico: 17 Dead After Jail Riot in Ciudad Juárez

“Seventeen people are dead following a Juárez jailhouse ‘riot’, which seems to have been more a pitched battle between the Mexicles and the Aztecas, two local gangs whose members populate the detention centers” reports Gancho, and adds: “The jail was built for 850 people, but houses some 2,700, which seems par for the course in northern Mexico. The prison issue remains a scandal in Mexico.”

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