Three main interpretations dominated early analysis of events.
All were wrong.
timeline of 11
moments that marked
How was this project born and what you will find here
depictions of violence
continued to emphasize a
media shaped our understanding
of the events
Stories of those
the violence and
the impact it had
codes of Culiacan and what happens when they are
some of Culiacán's young men quick
to defend Ovidio?
What the mobilization
the strategic use of violence
The silent truths revealed on
of the silence and trauma in Culiacán's society.
How we place
events like October 17 into a larger story about violence in Mexico
This project is a joint effort between the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, the Noria Mexico-Central America program, and Revista Espejo.
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Click here for a PDF version of this project in English. Para PDF en español da click aquí