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Behind the story: How the Los Angeles Times reported on Tijuana's massive rise in homicides

TIJUANA, Mexico - Few people know the streets of Tijuana better than Margarito Martinez.

As a crime photographer for Zeta, one of the city's most respected newspapers, he spends his days and nights steering a dusty minivan from one homicide to the next.

When the Los Angeles Times decided to explore an alarming increase in

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