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Ciudad Juárez:

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officially Heroica Ciudad Juárez, city (1990 pop. 789,522) Chihuahua state, N Mexico, on the Rio Grande opposite El Paso, Tex. Connected with the United States by three international bridges, it is a shipping point and highway and rail terminus.
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Ciudad Juárez

 

a city in northern Mexico, in the state of Chihuahua. Situated on the Río Bravo del Norte (Rio Grande), across the border from El Paso, Texas (USA), with which it is linked by bridge. Population, 475,000 (1973). Ciudad Juárez is a highway and railroad junction linking Mexican routes with the transportation network of the USA. It has enterprises of the food-processing, textile, and metalworking industries. There is also tourism, mainly from the USA. The city was founded in 1659.

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Ciudad Juarez was ranked as the world's most violent city a few years ago, with an annual 3,100 murders, but government action helped reduce that number.
Manuel Garcia aseguraba que la acusacion, segun la fiscal Sandoval, la iba a armar basada en una narcomanta aparecida el 21 de diciembre de 2010 en Ciudad Juarez, y en la cual supuestamente la organizacion criminal se solidarizaba con la familia de Escobedo y solicitaba informacion sobre Sergio Rafael Barraza Bocanegra, asesino de Rubi.
From 2008 to 2011, the Sinaloa cartel, whose infamous escape artist of a leader Joaquin Chapo Guzman is in a Mexican federal prison on the outskirts of the city, contributed to the killings of thousands of people in Ciudad Juarez as it fought the Juarez cartel for control of the drug corridors that extend into Texas and beyond.
La avicultura de traspatio en Mexico, es una actividad que puede encontrarse en ciudades altamente pobladas e industrializadas como es la Heroica Ciudad Juarez.
2) El acercamiento a algunas obras del primer subgrupo mencionado, aquellas cuyo espacio es Ciudad Juarez y su region o las historias surgidas ahi, nos permitira aseverar, en primer lugar, que las podemos calificar de realistas, y en segundo lugar, que guardan estrechos lazos con la historia reciente de la ciudad.
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Ciudad Juarez, across the border from El Paso in Texas, was considered the world's most violent city due to a bloody war among drug cartels.
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Dentro de todo el conjunto, Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, fue la expresion mas acabada de estos cambios que, en aquel momento, muchos pensamos como una anticipacion de lo que pasaria despues en otras partes del pais.