Remarkable Juarez quotations

Texas Gov. Rick Perry referred to the Mexican city of Juarez as the most dangerous city in America. In his defense, he probably just thought it was an American city because there were so many Mexicans there.


Juarez is reported to be the most dangerous city in America.

We in El Paso and Juarez are literally one community.

There's no separation; there's no DMZ; there's no buffer.

There are two ways to lose you sanity in Juarez.

One is to believe the violence results from a cartel war. The other is to claim to understand what is behind each murder.

Juarez had become a failed city. The mayor of Juarez lived in El Paso. Not only did he not live in his own city, he didn't live in his own country. You had all these kids out of school who didn't want to work because they saw their mothers toiling in jobs for hardly any cash.


I don't know that my colleagues in Congress really care about what happens here in El Paso and in Juarez. They care what happens in their home district.

[Pope Francis] symbolically took the migrant south-north route to the United States by going to Cuidad Juarez on the border with Texas, and there he spoke of the human dignity of immigrants.

This is the beginning of a social movement in fact and not in pronouncements.

We seek our basic, God - given rights as human beings...We shall do it without violence because it is our destiny. To the growers and to all who oppose us, we say the words of Benito Juarez: `Respect for another's right is the meaning of peace.'