[Reading] ➶ The Fight to Save Juarez ➬ Ricardo C. Ainslie – Buyprobolan50.co.uk

The Fight to Save Juarez The City Of Juarez Is Ground Zero For The Drug War That Is Raging Across Mexico And Has Claimed Close To 60,000 Lives Since 2007 Almost A Quarter Of The Federal Forces That Former President Felipe Calderon Deployed In The War Were Sent To Juarez, And Nearly 20 Percent Of The Country S Drug Related Executions Have Taken Place In The City, A City That Can Be As Unforgiving As The Hardest Places On Earth It Is Here That The Mexican Government Came To Turn The Tide Whatever Happens In Juarez Will Have Lasting Repercussions For Both Mexico And The United States Ricardo Ainslie Went To Juarez To Try To Understand What Was Taking Place Behind The Headlines Of Cartel Executions And Other Acts Of Horrific Brutality In The Fight To Save Juarez, He Takes Us Into The Heart Of Mexico S Bloodiest City Through The Lives Of Four People Who Experienced The Drug War From Very Different Perspectives Mayor Jose Reyes Ferriz, A Mid Level Cartel Player S Mistress, A Human Rights Activist, And A Photojournalist Ainslie Also Interviewed Top Mexican Government Strategists, Including Members Of Calderon S Security Cabinet, As Well As Individuals Within U.S Law Enforcement The Dual Perspective Of Life On The Ground In The Drug War And The Big Picture Views Of Officials Who Are Responsible For The War S Strategy, Creates A Powerful, Intimate Portrait Of An Embattled City, Its People, And The Efforts To Rescue Juarez From The Abyss.


10 thoughts on “The Fight to Save Juarez

  1. says:

    In this book, Ricardo C Ainslie takes a grim but refreshingly unsensationalized look at the drug war during the mayoralty of Jos Reyes Ferriz in Ciudad Juarez Reyes Ferriz was mayor of the city during some of its bloodiest years, as the Juarez and Sinaloa cartels fought for turf, assassinating police and each other, and massacring clients of drug rehabilitation clinics Ainslie clearly sympathizes with Reyes Ferriz, who he sees as a mix of idealism and realism Not only was he confronted with warring cartels who controlled leadership of his police force, but he had to work with a Governor of his own Party of the Institutional Revolution who offered him little support and a President of a different party who offered him social services that were easy to publicize and difficult to deliver and the presence of federal security forces, less corrupt but with a ruthlessness all their own But Ainslie is not only interested in the political forces that clash over how to help Juarez survive he has a gift for finding people who will talk to him, whether the families of innocent young people killed by an error of the cartel hitmen, or even a woman who operates on the fringe of the cartel He also has a fine understanding of the roots of the crisis, how some of the ex policemen in the cartels arose out of the ant...


  2. says:

    Very good bookI thought this was a good read a bit of a limited viewpoint and not enough details but very entertaining


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