In Ciudad Juarez, more than 3,000 people were killed in 2010. It's really Mexico's own 9/11.
The war in Mexico is not only Mexico's problem. The U.S. and Mexico are increasingly interpenetrated. About one out of every 8 Mexican-born people has moved to the United States, often illegally. Depending on the price of oil at any given moment, remittances from the United States are Mexico's No. 1 or No. 2 source of international earnings.
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