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Life and Death in The Northern Pass

 

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A family decorated their home in this predominately factory worker neighborhood on the fringes of the city. Many homes are abandoned, as hundreds of thousands have fled the city due to violence and lack of jobs. The developments were build by tycoons who were responsible for bringing the factories to the region while they were in government office. They purchased thousands of hectares of land anticipating the industrial expansion. Low wages and expensive transit costs have made these communities very isolated from the rest of the city infrastructure. The region is now mostly controlled by the Sinaloa cartel.
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Life and Death in The Northern Pass
A family decorated their home in this predominately factory worker neighborhood on the fringes of the city. Many homes are abandoned, as hundreds of thousands have fled the city due to violence and lack of jobs. The developments were build by tycoons who were responsible for bringing the factories to the region while they were in government office. They purchased thousands of hectares of land anticipating the industrial expansion. Low wages and expensive transit costs have made these...
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