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Tourism dead at hands of cartels


November 19, 2009

Forty-five years ago it was perfectly fine for young people to cross the border into Mexico in search of fun. In those days the drug cartels’ bloody fights were not a factor.

In Juarez we could have our feet measured and order Western riding boots much cheaper than at home. Other shopping there was a fun experience, too, especially after we learned a bit about the art of haggling over the price with those astute Mexican salesmen.

We saw bullfights and joined the crowd in yelling “ol


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