artworks > Abecedario de Juárez

sgraffito drawing on panel
10x8 inches

E is for ejecutado: one who is executed

E is for El Señor de los Cielos: Amado Carrillo Fuentes, the Lord of the Skies who helped consolidate the Juárez cartel. He died in 1997 undergoing plastic surgery in Mexico City (Polanco).

E is for encajuelado (based on the word for "trunk"): a body dumped in the trunk of a car and often bound and gagged with duct tape.

E is for encobijado: a body wrapped and taped in a blanket, generally a cheap one milled in China.