Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
Population: 1.46 million. All private guns are banned. Homicides in 2018: 1,251
El Paso, Texas
Population: 0.684 million. Guns are readily available. Homicides in 2018: 23
The two cities are literally across the river, the Rio Grande, from each other. Like all northern border cities in Mexico, Juarez is the setting of conflict between rival drug and people smuggling cartels. Despite that, there’s a message for Jacinda and her cohorts in there.