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United States,Mexico

30 March 2009

BBC News

EL PASO, CIUDAD JUAREZ — Ciudad Juarez has been called "the most dangerous city on earth". Driving in from the US side of the border, it doesn't feel like that. You simply pay $2.25 (£1.54) at the toll-booth, and cross the bridge over the Rio Grande from El Paso, Texas. Ask the Mexican authorities and they will tell you that this is a major factor fuelling the drug wars raging in cities like Juarez. They argue the lax border controls make it easier for money... (GunPolicy.org)

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