Friday, January 21, 2011

Breaking a Taboo

There has long been something of a taboo regarding military security operations in the capital, stemming from, I imagine, lingering memories about the Tlatelolco massacre in 1968. Nonetheless, the army is now patrolling in Nezahualcóyotl, the overpopulated suburb which borders and is essentially indistinguishable from Mexico, DF, searching for members of La Familia and Los Zetas said to be operating there.

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