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Daily Archives: January 3rd, 2011


CNN- The LA Familia Michoacana organized crime and drug cartel, which takes its name from the central-coastal state where it operates, signed the statement, which was circulated by e-mail on Sunday and published in its entirety on a blog dedicated to covering the drug wars.

Mexican authorities were not immediately available to comment on the authenticity of the communication.

The cartel accuses the federal police of committing abuses in the region and blaming them. The authorities have attacked the cartel and any person caught in its path, be it civilians, women or children, the cartel alleges. It also wishes the residents of Michoacan a happy new year. Read With Video  Click here: Mexican drug cartel says it extends truce –