March 14, 2004

Big City, Huge Problem
Crime Has Become the Defining Characteristic of Mexico City...


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L.A. Times Magazine (Free Registration) 
Mexico City -- ...Crime and the countermeasures to it are leading topics in daily chitchat, much like politics, the weather and traffic jams. -- When you visit Mexico City these days, you notice something: There are heavily armed guards everywhere-at the entries to restaurants, shopping centers and nightclubs, in the aisles of drugstores and music shops. These are not rent-a-cop security guards-though there are plenty of them as well-but municipal police whose weapons are always at the ready... Read More

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