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Thursday
Nov042010

DEA Busts Cross-Border Drug Tunnel

Photo Courtesy - Drug Enforcement Agency(OTEY MESA, Calif.) -- The bust of a drug-smuggling tunnel on the U.S.-Mexico border has netted about $20 million worth of marijuana.

In one of the largest tunnel-related seizures ever, the Drug Enforcement Agency seized 30 tons of marijuana from two warehouses in the United States and Mexico.

The 1,800-foot underground tunnel linked a warehouse in Otey Mesa, Calif., to a similar building in Tijuana, Mexico. DEA officials said Thursday that they believe the tunnel had been completed recently and may have been in operation for about a month.

The bust comes just two days after California voters shot down a proposition to legalize the personal use of the drug.

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Saturday
Oct232010

12 Dead in Mexico House Party Attack

Photo Courtesy - Getty Images(CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico) -- Twelve were killed and 18 others wounded when assassins opened fire Friday night at a house party in Ciudad Juarez.

The dead were between the ages of 14 and 20.

Considered an important entrance to the world’s biggest drug market, the border city has seen violence between the Juarez Cartel and rival Sinaloa Cartel.

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