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México War on Drugs
More than 28,000 people have died in drug violence since Calderón launched his crackdown on organized crime in late 2006
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Marijuana Burning

Marijuana plants burn during an army operation in the Sierra de Juarez in Ensenada, Mexico, Thursday Sept. 30, 2010. According to Army Gen. Alfonso Duarte Mujica, soldiers have destroyed 73 hectares of marijuana in the northern region of Mexico's Baja California peninsula in 2010. 

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Golf Drug Cartel

Members of the navy escort alleged members of the Golf drug cartel as they are presented to the press in Mexico City, Wednesday Sept. 29, 2010. The suspects were detained during the last 24 hours in different operations in the border cities of Matamoros and Reynosa, northern Mexico, navy officials said. 

Dead Husband

Two police officers embrace next to a woman who reacts after learning that her husband, a police investigator, has been killed in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Monday, Oct. 4, 2010.

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Seized Drugs

In this Oct. 5, 2010 photo, seized drugs are presented to the press as a soldier stands by in Tijuana, Mexico. A two-week $5 million festival called Innovative Tijuana starts Thursday Oct. 7, 2010 in the border city across from San Diego and aims to showcase the city's economic prowess and cultural riches in an effort to demonstrate the city is no longer in the grip of warring drug traffickers.

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Soldiers Patrol

Soldiers patrol a neighborhood close to the Tecnologico University after a shoot out between rival gangs in Monterrey Mexico,Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010. Mexico's drug war has claimed an unprecedented 28,000 lives nationwide since President Felipe Calderon intensified the crackdown on the cartels, deploying thousands of soldiers and federal police across the country in December 2006. 

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Kidnapped

Federal police officers stand outside a house where two people were killed and a third one was kidnapped after unknown gunmen entered the house and opened fire in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010. 

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Reflection

Soldiers are reflected in an artificial pond used for irrigating marijuana crops as soldiers participate in a marijuana destruction operation in the Sierra de Juarez in Ensenada, Mexico, Thursday Sept. 30, 2010. According to Army Gen. Alfonso Duarte Mujica, soldiers have destroyed 73 hectares of marijuana in the northern region of Mexico's Baja California peninsula in 2010.

Marijuana

Marijuana plants lay in a pile before being burned by the army in the Sierra de Juarez in Ensenada, Mexico, Thursday Sept. 30, 2010. According to Army Gen. Alfonso Duarte Mujica, soldiers have destroyed 73 hectares of marijuana in the northern region of Mexico's Baja California peninsula in 2010

(AP)

Drug Operation

Soldiers watch marijuana burn during a drug destruction operation in the Sierra de Juarez in Ensenada, Mexico, Thursday Sept. 30, 2010. According to Army Gen. Alfonso Duarte Mujica, soldiers have destroyed 73 hectares of marijuana in the northern region of Mexico's Baja California peninsula in 2010. 

(AP)

México War on Drugs

More than 28,000 people have died in drug violence since Calderón launched his crackdown on organized crime in late 2006

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