Thursday, March 31, 2011

Mexico's Drug War Continues

Mexico’s Drug Lords Fall, But War Goes On -- Washington Post

APATZINGAN, Mexico — Aided by technology and intelligence from the United States, including overflights by drone aircraft and sophisticated software to eavesdrop on cellphone calls, Mexican forces have hit the La Familia drug cartel harder than any other criminal organization in Mexico.

Now, for the first time, Mexican officials are declaring that a major cartel is on the brink of collapse.

But if the government sees victory at hand, the reality in the hot farmlands and mountain hamlets in the western state of Michoacan feels very different.

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My Comment: Yup .... the war goes on .... especially when I read stories like this one.

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