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2The incidents started in January 1996, when the dismembered corpses of two low-income women had been found in the settlements; by April 1996, 35 young women had disappeared and 17 had been massacred (Diario de Juárez, 17 April, 1996 p7b). As figures on savaged bodies multiplied, authorities from El Paso, put pressure on the Juarense judiciary system. The figure on the number of women disappeared in Juárez had reached 300 a year later (The Independent Magazine, 10 May 1997, p 29). Urban violence however is not particular to Juárez. Research has reported increasing incidences of urban violence in many sites in low-income urban Latin America and the Caribbean (see McIlwaine, 1997 in Costa Rica).
3Carmelita took me to the prayer room and told me that she was the representative of a local religious leader who she referred to as 'The Master'. Carmelita and her friends had long been members of a local Hindu-type religious movement, called the Sai-Baba Movement
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