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Mayor: Making Tijuana safe ‘impossible’

Few places in Mexico are more notorious than Tijuana, with its reputation for easy sex, hard drugs and tequila-fueled debauchery — all a stone’s throw from the U.S. Making the city as safe, clean and free of police corruption as its cross-border neighbor, San Diego, would be no small feat — and 18 months after taking office, the mayor who said he could do so now says it will never happen. “I realized when I came in that it was almost impossible,” Jorge Hank Rhon told The Associated Press in near-flawless English during an interview in his city hall office. “With the budget we have and with the size of Tijuana and the infrastructure that Tijuana has, it’s basically impossible in three years.” Full Story

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