7/30/10: Murder City
By Doug Fabrizio
Salt Lake City, Utah – Journalist Charles Bowden has spent some 15 years writing about Ciudad Juarez and in that time, he's witnessed what he describes as the collapse of a society. In 2009, there were 2,600 murders in Juarez - up from around 300 in 2007. Houses sit empty, jobs have disappeared and gangs hold the city in their grip. Friday, our conversation with Bowden about his book "Murder City: Ciudad Juarez and the Global Economy's New Killing Fields." (Rebroadcast)
Or shop on-line Amazon.com
for books and music from today's RadioWest. A portion of your purchase benefits KUER.