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Women Fall Victim to Violence in Mexico's Decade-old War on Drugs

Denisse Velasco has been suffering from acute anxiety since spring, when she narrowly escaped being abducted from a busy street in Guadalajara, Mexico. She was waiting at a bus stop one morning when a man jumped out of a taxi and tried to force her inside. Velasco suspects it was a drug trafficker intent on kidnapping her for ransom. “The same thing could happen again in any moment,” Velasco told Reuters. “I walk different routes every day to make sure I'm not...

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