Underreported: Mexico’s Murdered Grupero Singers

Thursday, January 10, 2008

In Mexico, grupero musicians are being killed at an alarming rate – 13 in the past year and a half. Last month, singer Zayda Pena was shot to death in a hospital emergency room; Sergio Gomez of K-Paz de la Sierra beaten, tortured, and strangled. Maureen Meyer of the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) explains what these murders have to do with Mexico’s brutal drug wars.


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