The Valley of Death

To reach the deadliest place in Mexico, you take Carretera Federal 2, a well-paved stretch of highway that begins at the outskirts of Juarez, east for 50 miles along the Rio Grande, passing through cotton and alfalfa fields until you reach the rural Juarez Valley, said to have the highest murder rate in the country, if not the world.

Read more about Juarez Valley in “The Deadliest Place In Mexico,” by Melissa del Bosque.

Slideshow by Jen Reel.

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