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Drug Cartels Bring Rivalry and Death to Southern Mexico

Death surprised Julio Carlos Lopez Soto near the beach as he stepped out of the swanky La Mansion steakhouse, where the meat is grilled on tabletops overlooking the Pacific. Death came to police officer Raymundo Leyva in the hills that rise above Acapulco Bay, where the working people of this resort city live. He was shot 11 times. A spreading conflict between rival drug cartels and the police is bringing the gangland-style violence of Mexico’s northern border to the southern states of Michoacan and Guerrero. Full Story

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