Federal police officers last week in Culiacán, in Sinaloa State. More than 600 officers have been sent in recent weeks to Sinaloa, the base of a powerful drug cartel. Adriana Zehbrauskas for The New York Times
As Infamous Mexican Cartel Totters, Violence Grows -- Yahoo News/AP
TIJUANA, Mexico – In Mexico's drug war, Tijuana tells the story of a government that says it's winning, even as the battle gets bloodier.
The arrest aboard a yacht in August 2006 of Javier Arellano Felix, the boss of the Tijuana-based Arellano Felix cartel, sparked a savage war of succession — one that President Felipe Calderon moved to exploit when he took office four months later and declared war on the whole drug business in Mexico.
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