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8 April 2009

Christian Science Monitor

ATLANTA and MEXICO CITY — For two years, Uriel Hernandez and his associates purchased an assortment of handguns, shotguns, and assault rifles in the San Antonio area and shuttled them across the Mexican border. In all, 200 weapons were smuggled in — an operation that got Mr. Hernandez a gunrunning conviction in US federal court April 2. In the last four years, the US has prosecuted more than 380 similar cases of gun smuggling to Mexico. But now the source of the... (

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