Doctors in Mexico’s Ciudad Juarez strike to demand security

Posted on December 14, 2010 • Filed under: Conflicts, Crime, Mexico, Politics

Hundreds of doctors and other health-care workers here in Mexico’s murder capital went on a 24-hour strike Monday to demand more security in light of the murders of three colleagues and the kidnappings of 11 others this year.

Just two of the more than 20 main clinics and hospitals in Ciudad Juarez, just across the border from El Paso, Texas, will remain open to deal with emergencies, with doctors deciding what qualifies as an emergency. Read Article

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