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Civilians Falling Victim to Mexico Drug War

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A Devastating Wave of Attacks Has Killed Dozens of Civilians   By RANDAL C. ARCHIBOLD Published: October 28, 2010 MEXICO CITY — During its nearly four-year crackdown on major drug trafficking organizations, the Mexican government has repeated the mantra that most of the nearly 30,000 people killed have some association with the illicit trade. But in […]

Mexican Army Battles Drug Gangs

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Al Jazeera accompanies military personnel as they struggle to fight cartels amid escalating drug war In the northern Mexican city of Reynosa, government soldiers have found themselves caught in the middle of a turf war between two rival drug gangs. The city has been totally infiltrated by drug gangs – and the military is finding […]

105 Tons of Marijuana Confiscated En Route to U.S.

Mexican military confiscate 105 tons of marijuana

Mexican military have confiscated 105 tons of marijuana with a street value in the United States of more than 340 million dollars and the largest cannabis haul ever in Mexico TIJUANA, Mexico — Mexican security forces seized at least 105 tons of U.S.-bound marijuana in the border city of Tijuana on Monday, by far the […]

Drug War Now Shooting War Both Sides of Border

The Mexican Drug War is an armed conflict taking place between rival drug cartels and government forces in Mexico. This war has now evolved into a shooting war along the U.S. Mexican border and beyond into most states across the country. This war is being waged between the Mexican Drug cartels, Mexico gangs, American gangs, […]

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