The Imaginary War, episode 9 of The Red Note podcast, now available


Episode 9 of The Red Note podcast, "The Imaginary War", is now available in English and Spanish on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and all major podcasting platforms.


Listen and subscribe to all nine available episodes of the podcast in English through the following link, or in Spanish by clicking on this link.


Between 2008 and 2012, fighting between gangs, cartels, and federal troops transformed Juarez into "the most dangerous city in the world". For young women living in the city, the ever-present dangers of this era created traumas that still linger in their lives more than a decade later.

Episode 9 Synopsis (listen to episode 9)


“Chapo” Guzman’s Sinaloa Cartel tries to seize control of drug trafficking in Juarez, plunging the city into years of crime and bloodshed. Mexican President Felipe Calderon sends federal troops in the hopes of ending the conflict; but by 2010, Juarez has become the most dangerous city in the world. The war leaves a permanent scar on the city, and in the hearts of local residents caught up in the violence.

Sinopsis del Episodio 9 (eschucha el episodio 8)


El Cártel de Sinaloa, liderado por el “Chapo” Guzmán, intenta tomar control del tráfico de drogas en Ciudad Juárez, hundiendo a la ciudad en un baño de sangre por años. Felipe Calderón, presidente de México en éste periodo, envió tropas militares, según para acabar con el narcotráfico; pero en 2010, Ciudad Juárez se convirtió en “La ciudad más violenta del mundo”. Esta guerra abrió una herida que dejó una cicatriz permanente en la vida de todos aquellos que quedaron inmersos en la violencia.

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