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Culiacan, Mexico<br />
June 12, 2007<br />
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What Medellin is to Colombia's narcotraffickers, Sinoloa is to the drug lords of Mexico. The capital city Culiacan is the home of many drug king pins and the site of over 300 drug related murders this year.<br />
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A drawing of Santa Muerte (Saint of Death), the patron saint of lost and desperate causes, and a favorite among drug traffickers is displayed on a wall near a rich area of the city.

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Mexican Drug War
Culiacan, Mexico
June 12, 2007

What Medellin is to Colombia's narcotraffickers, Sinoloa is to the drug lords of Mexico. The capital city Culiacan is the home of many drug king pins and the site of over 300 drug related murders this year.

A drawing of Santa Muerte (Saint of Death), the patron saint of lost and desperate causes, and a favorite among drug traffickers is displayed on a wall near a rich area of the city.

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From gallery: Mexican Drug Wars 2007
Photographer: ARCHIVE ANTHONY SUAU
Source: Anthony Suau
Date 12 Jun 2007
Location: Culiacan Mexico
Credit: Anthony Suau © 2007
Copyright: Anthony Suau © 2007
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