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United States,Mexico

23 September 2007

El Paso Times (Texas)

The cartels that smuggle millions of dollars worth of drugs into the United States are able to work their trade, in part, because of weapons they get rather easily from the United States, according to Mexican and U.S. authorities. In this country, the issue of illegal immigration has been growing in importance with rhetoric often outpacing the facts. But for Mexico, the problem is flowing in the other direction. Thousands of firearms — including automatic weapons... (

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