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L. Gomez Romero, 'A decade of murder and grief: Mexico's drug war turns ten' (2016) 12 December The Conversation 1-7.

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A few weeks before the Mexico's 2006 election, La Familia Michoacana - among the most vicious of Mexico's major drug cartels - tossed five severed heads onto the dance floor of the Sol y Sombra night club in Uruapan, Michoacán, along with a message outlining its strategy for targeted killings, which it called "divine justice".

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