After cartel violence paralyzes a city, what's next?

October 18, 2019

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A white bus is shown ablaze and blocking a road with black smoke coming from it.

A burning bus, set alight by cartel gunmen to block a road, is pictured during clashes with security forces following the detention of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's son, in Culiàcan, Mexico, Oct. 17, 2019.


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