Mexican border city takes down antigun billboard

first_img New Valley school lets students pick career-path academies MEXICO CITY (AP) — The once-embattled Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez has taken down a billboard made of soldered, seized guns reading “No More Weapons,” one of the most visible reminders of its violence-laden recent past.The stark, black-and-white sign was erected by the government of former president Felipe Calderon on the side of a border-crossing bridge in 2012. The letters were formed by crushed, confiscated pistols and rifles, and the billboard was spelled out in English as a visible protest of the illegal trade in weapons from the United States. 5 greatest Kentucky Derby finishes 0 Comments   Share   Top holiday drink recipes On Wednesday, the Mexican government announced two bottlenose dolphins, Isis and Luna, were flown From central Mexico to the Anita water park in Ciudad Juarez. Technically, the dolphins are government property, and are loaned to or deposited with parks..Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. FILE – In this Feb. 17, 2012 file photo, soldiers put the final touches on a giant “No More Weapons” billboard made with crushed firearms placed near the U.S. border in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. The once-embattled Mexican border city has taken down the billboard, one of the most visible reminders of its violence-laden recent past. Mayor Enrique Serrano said Wednesday, June 17, 2015 that the city wants to project a more tourist-friendly image. (AP Photo/Raymundo Ruiz, File) Milstead says best way to stop wrong-way incidents is driving soberlast_img

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