When the Mexican border city of Juarez is in the news, it's almost never for a good thing. One of the city's biggest problems is a lack of social institutions that prevent young people from being recruited into organized crime. This was an issue one of Juarez's most famous artists ï¿½ Juan Gabriel ï¿½ noticed 22 years ago when he founded a music school for boys. Reporter Monica Ortiz Uribe visited the school.
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