Posts Tagged ‘Zetas’

#Hashtags: Narco-Violence and Ritual Sacrifice

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Last year, #Hashtags featured an essay by the Mexican-American artist and writer Robert Gomez on the relationship between online images of drug cartel violence and Aztec rituals, which we rerun today in light of the recent escalation in Mexican cartel violence. The discovery Sunday of 49 mutilated bodies on a highway near Monterrey, Mexico, brings this month’s total to almost a hundred.  Analysts speculate that[.....]