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Nuevo Laredo, Mexico<br />
June 7, 2007<br />
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Thirty kilometers south of Nuevo Laredo, a United States border town, there is a large shrines erected for Santa Muerte (Saint of Death), the patron saint of lost and desperate causes, and a favorite among drug traffickers. The shrines here is often visited and respected by drug traffickers from Nuevo Laredo a town that has seen some of the most extreme violence and murder in the past few years.

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Mexican Drug War
Nuevo Laredo, Mexico
June 7, 2007

Thirty kilometers south of Nuevo Laredo, a United States border town, there is a large shrines erected for Santa Muerte (Saint of Death), the patron saint of lost and desperate causes, and a favorite among drug traffickers. The shrines here is often visited and respected by drug traffickers from Nuevo Laredo a town that has seen some of the most extreme violence and murder in the past few years.

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From gallery: Mexican Drug Wars 2007
Photographer: ARCHIVE ANTHONY SUAU
Source: Anthony Suau
Date 29 May 2007
Location: Nuevo Laredo Mexico
Credit: Anthony Suau © 2007
Copyright: Anthony Suau © 2007
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