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La Mora Massacre Underscores Spike Of Violence In Mexico

The murders of three mothers and six young children in Sonora earlier this month shocked people on both sides of the border. 2018 saw record levels of violence in Mexico, but its homicide rate two years earlier was pretty much in the middle of those countries in the Americas.

Joining The Show to talk more about this is Laura Calderon, Program Coordinator for Justice in Mexico at the University of San Diego; the research initiative promotes dialogue and research regarding security and human rights in Mexico. 

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Mark Brodie is a co-host of The Show, KJZZ’s locally produced news magazine. Since starting at KJZZ in 2002, Brodie has been a host, reporter and producer, including several years covering the Arizona Legislature, based at the Capitol.