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Mexico / Drug Wars #852587

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 18, 2007
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(Studio: Dan Harris) Report introduced.

(Acapulco, Mexico: Ron Claiborne) The expansion of the Mexican government's war on the nation's powerful drug cartel featured; scenes shown of soldiers and marines on the job at a checkpoint near Acapulco; statistics on cocaine exports to the US and drug-related murders cited; details given about the link of police to drug gangs. [Deputy attorney general Paul McNULTY†- praises this bold action; notes drug leaders fear being deported to the US.] [Vacationer Ira ROSENTHAL - notes the security presence.]

Harris, Dan;
Claiborne, Ron

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