20-year-old woman student is police chief of violent Mexican town

Posted: October 25, 2010 in Politics, War on Drugs
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From the article:

A town near drug cartel capital Juarez, Mexico, had just one applicant for police chief after a spate of killings of public officials in drug-related violence.

So now the new chief in Guadalupe, a town of 10,000 residents near the Texas border, is 20-year-old college criminology major Marisol Valles García.

Public officials have increasingly become the targets of assassination as Mexican cartels try to tighten their grasp on the country. Just this year, 11 Mexican mayors have been slain, including the former mayor of Guadalupe, who was killed in June. In the small town, “police officers and security agents have been killed, some of them beheaded,” according to the AFP.

Valles tells a local paper that she took the job to help the town’s people become less fearful. “Afraid? Everyone is afraid and it’s very natural. What motivates me here is that the project [to make the community safer] is very good and can do a lot for my town. I know that we are going to change and remove this,” she said.

Mexico is on the verge of collapse due to the drug cartels, the US need to bring the troops home and help Mexico deal with the problem. Call in Xe (Blackwater), just do something before it is to late.

Because if the drug cartels bring down the Mexican government, the US is going to be in a world of hurt.

Original site.

WOG out.

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