Saturday, April 23, 2011

More Bodies Found On Mexico's Killing Fields

Mexican Drug War Toll Rises With Mass Graves -- Financial Times

Not so long ago, San Fernando, a small community in the northern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, was best known for its agriculture and sleepy rural charm. Today, it is known for its killing fields.

In recent days, police have uncovered dozens of mass graves filled with the latest victims from the country’s bloody drug wars. And the figures keep piling up: this week, authorities in Tamaulipas, which borders Texas, confirmed the discovery of another 32 bodies in eight graves, bringing the total so far to 177.

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More News On Mexico's Drug Wars

32 more corpses found in Mexico pits, total at 177 -- AP
Body Count from Mexico Mass Graves Stands at 177 -- Latin American Herald Tribune

Another Mass Grave Uncovered in Mexico -- Voice of America
Mexican authorities find 37 in new mass grave -- Reuters
Mexican mass grave yields 26 bodies -- CNN
Mass grave found in Durango, Mexico -- BBC
Remains of 58 People Unearthed in Northern Mexico -- Latin American Herald Tribune

My Comment: I suspect that these discoveries are only the tip of the iceberg.

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