There was an eerie quiet to much of Mexico City on Monday. There seemed to be fewer people in the streets and in shops of the normally busy Polanco neighborhood. Many exercise and yoga studios were closed for the day or had limited classes.
A day without women
VICE: So tell me how this show came about. The baccarat room in most casinos is filled with Chinese people, and if you are not high-stakes gambler, to walk into that room is intimidating. I guess it sounds like something in Chinese. This is my first show in four years. I fell deep into addiction. I went to rehab and all that shit, which is gay, but I did it. I think one out of four gambling addicts kill themselves. After all these years, you could have done a show anywhere.
How were the suspects traced?
Ingrid Escamilla: Hundreds protest against woman's brutal murder. Ingrid Escamilla murder: Mexico outraged over brutal stabbing. Mexican police have arrested a couple suspected of kidnapping, torturing and murdering a seven-year-old girl whose body was found dumped in a bin bag. Her body was discovered with signs of abuse four days later. On Wednesday, police detained a man and a woman after finding items at a house linking them to her disappearance. Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum confirmed the arrests in a tweet. How were the suspects traced? The footage was shared by the authorities and the woman was later identified by police thanks to a tip-off from her landlord.
Alejandra Marquez Guajardo does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Domestic violence has spiked in Mexico during its coronavirus-related lockdown. Even before the pandemic, however, women in Mexico felt under siege. When I first began teaching gender violence in my Latin American studies classes in , Mexico saw seven femicides — the legal term for the murder of a woman — a day. This year, on average, 10 Mexican women are murdered every day.