Saturday June 6, 2020

Murder city

In the past two years, Tijuana has twice broken its own record for homicides, becoming the city with the highest number of murders in Mexico

31st March, 2019
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An addict leaves the tunnel where he lives at El Bordo

Martín Otero has yet to turn 30. He wears jeans and a Manchester United polo shirt and cuts his hair in a military style. His gaze is shy as he acts as my guide in Una Nueva Visión, one of the more than 200 private centres built in Tijuana to treat substance addiction.

Located in the Fraccionamiento Soler, barely three blocks away from the US border and steps from that fence that divides...

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