Mar 23, 2009
Texas resident arrested in serial rapes committed in Juarez, Mexico
New book due for release in mid-2009 portrays the extensive corruption that led to the Mexican drug wars of the past decade. Diana Washington Valdez, a U.S. journalist born in Mexico, also wrote The Killing Fields: Harvest of Women, which exposes the systematic murders of women in Mexico.
March 26 Wisconsin Public Radio's interview at http://www.wpr.org/ideas/programnotes.cfm
Mexicans capture son of Amado Carrillo Fuentes
Man living in Texas accused of serial rapes in Juarez is arrested
April 5, 2009
Juarez, Mexico - Chihuahua state authorities have arrested a man accused of a dozen sexual assaults in Pradera Dorada and other subdivisions in central Juarez. They identified the suspect on Monday as 43-year-old Jorge Alberto Mendes, a native of Torreon, Coahuila, Mexico, naturalized U.S. citizen and resident of El Paso, Texas. - Kelly McKenzie.
Updated edition of The Killing Fields: Harvest of Women