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Mexico / Drug War / Smuggling #942748

CNN Evening News for Monday, Aug 10, 2009
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(Studio: John Roberts) President Obama's defense of Mexican President Felipe Calderon's battle against the drug cartel reported; scenes shown from the summit meeting. [OBAMA - says the cartels are violating human rights in Mexico.]

(Guadalajara: Michael Ware) A tale of kidnapping & imprisonment by the drug cartels in the people-smuggling business presented; scenes shown of disguised people telling their horror stories some via translation; details given of the cartels' butchering of the competition. [Mexico & Central American chief, DEA, Ralph REYES†- talks about the cartels & the smuggling situation.] How the women in the story are caught in the middle of this human tragedy of those trying to get to the US & how the cartels are diversifying in businesses discussed.

Roberts, John;
Ware, Michael

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