A drug addict prepares a mixture of heroin and water on the ...
Jan 8th, 2010
(Reuters) - A drug addict prepares a mixture of heroin and water on the bottom of a can in an abandoned lot in a neighborhood in Ciudad Juarez January 6, 2010. The number of Mexicans addicted to illegal drugs jumped 50 percent to around 500,000 people between 2002 and 2008, according to a government study last year. Drug trade experts say the real figure is much higher, with an estimated 200,000 addicts in Ciudad Juarez alone. Picture taken January 6, 2010.
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