Saturday, March 28, 2009

Mexico Drug Cartel Violence: News Roundup

Fox News, Greta Van Susteren, On the Record video:

In other related news:

Fugitive U.S. Marshal Vincent Bustamente found slain in Juarez, Mexico, in latest border violence
A fugitive U.S. Marshal appears to be the latest casualty of the brutal violence between drug cartels and authorities along the U.S. border with Mexico.

U.S. truckers warned of violence near Mexico border
American truck drivers operating near the U.S.-Mexico border are being warned of increasing violence among warring drug cartels and told to stay on alert against attacks or hijackings.

Mexico violence affects volunteers' plans
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (BP)--Several Illinois Baptist churches and associations regularly send mission teams to work in Mexico each summer. This summer, however, a number of mission trips have been cancelled or changed due to rising violence from drug cartels and gangs on the Mexican side of the border.

Clinton says US shares responsibility for Mexico's drug violence
The United States is at least as responsible as Mexico for the violent drug wars that are roiling its southern neighbor because of an insatiable US market for narcotics, the failure to stop weapons smuggling southward and a three-decade "war" on drugs that "has not worked," Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday.

Mexico's top cop says cartel targeted his family
Mexico's top law enforcement official says drug traffickers tried to attack his family last year but were stopped by bodyguards.

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