Families of victims of the drug war in Mexico share testimonies

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Phoenix, Arizona - Maria Trujillo Herrera arrived to Phoenix from California as part of the "Caravan for Peace with Justice and Dignity" to create awareness about her four missing sons. In this image she sits holding the Mexican and the U.S. flag as she listens to speakers during a rally and vigil held at the Civic Space Park. Two of her four sons - Raul and Jesus Salvador- went missing in August 2008 after going to a business trip to the Mexican state of Guerrero. Her other sons -Luis Armando and Gustavo- disappeared during a trip to the state of Veracruz in September 2010. The "Caravan for Peace with Justice and Dignity" stopped in Phoenix on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 as it travels across the United States as a way to create awareness in the United States about the failed drug war in Mexico that has left more than 70,000 dead. The caravan is led by Mexican poet, essayist, novelist, and journalist Javier Sicilia, whose son Juan Francisco Sicilia Ortega son was brutally murdered along with six other students in Morelos, Mexico by members of a drug cartel on March 28, 2011. In response, Sicilia created the Movement for Peace with Justice and Dignity --popularly known as ¡Ya Estamos Hasta la Madre! or We Have Had It!-- calling for an end the drug cartels bloodshed. Photo by Eduardo Barraza © 2012
Phoenix, Arizona - Maria Trujillo Herrera arrived to Phoenix from California as part of the "Caravan for Peace with Justice and Dignity" to create awareness about her four missing sons. In this image she sits holding the Mexican and the U.S. flag as she listens to speakers during a rally and vigil held at the Civic Space Park. Two of her four sons - Raul and Jesus Salvador- went missing in August 2008 after going to a business trip to the Mexican state of Guerrero. Her other sons...
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