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In the last three years more than 38, 000 people have been murdered in Amexica - the area of land that forms the border between the US and Mexico. This is both the busiest and most deadly frontier in the world, studded with guard-posts, infra-red searchlights and heavily armed patrols.Across it unfolds a war that is scarcely reported - a war that's being fought, with thousands dying and millions of lives blighted, so that Europe and America can get high. In Amexica, acclaimed journalist Ed Vulliamy explores his own love-hate relationship with the place and its people, while investigating the causes and consequences of the war and its impact on the everyday life which somehow carries on around it.... in Juareza#39;, says Antonio Gonzalez Gonzalez, proud owner of a white Ford Focus with what look like wings over the rear wheels, ... At the other end of the spectrum, 2 October 2009 was a big night when a€” as if Juarez hadna#39;t suffered enoughanbsp;...

Author:Ed Vulliamy
Publisher:Random House - 2010-10-07


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