Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Mexico's Drug Wars Is Now On Guatemala's Border

Mexico's Southern Border Awash In Crime And Violence -- Miami Herald/McClatchy News

ALONG THE USUMACINTA RIVER, Mexico -- If the border that separates the United States and Mexico is fairly easy to penetrate, then Mexico's other border - the southern one, abutting Guatemala - is virtually a sieve.

For a few pesos, boatmen along this jade-hued jungle river will take people or cargo across, no questions asked. On one recent day, rustlers could be seen driving long-horned cattle from trucks at river's edge onto waiting boats.

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My Comment: Central America is already awash with crime and violence .... throwing in Mexico's drug war is not the recipe for better times.

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