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18 June 2008

BBC News

MEXICO CITY — So far this year more than 1,400 people have died in Mexico as drug cartels battle one another for control of the illegal drugs trade to the US, and battle the authorities trying to stop them. The dead include more than 400 police officers and other public officials. This follows 2,500 deaths last year and the same number in 2006. Estimates by the US Drug Enforcement Agency suggest the drugs trade is worth $20bn (£10.3bn) a year. US law... (

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